• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Mon 02 May 2011
  • Kick-off: 17:15
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
0 - 3
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Lita 2"

Robson 12"

Smallwood 20"

Cardiff City vs Middlesbrough


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

22 Heaton
2 McNaughton
12 Keinan
14 Quinn
21 Samuel
7 Whittingham
10 McPhail
11 Burke
20 Olofinjana
39 Bellamy
9 Bothroyd
Substitutes
43 Bywater
4 Rae
5 Hudson
8 Chopra
16 Parkin
19 Koumas
23 Blake

Middlesbrough

30 Steele
2 Hoyte
6 McManus
25 Williams
26 Taylor
8 Thomson
17 Robson12"
29 McMahon
33 Smallwood20"
15 Lita2"
32 Emnes
Substitutes
13 Smith
3 Haas
11 Kink
14 Flood
19 Halliday
23 Grounds
28 Franks

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W

Middlesbrough

L W L W W W L D
Head to Head
Middlesbrough
1-0
Cardiff 11-Dec-2010
Cardiff
1-0
Middlesbrough 06-Mar-2010
Middlesbrough
0-1
Cardiff 13-Dec-2009
Cardiff
2-1
Middlesbrough 02-Feb-1985
Middlesbrough
3-2
Cardiff 29-Sep-1984
Cardiff
2-1
Middlesbrough 03-Mar-1984


Live Text Commentary
92:14 +2.14
 

Darcy Blake takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

90:31 +0.31
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Jay Bothroyd goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

88:46
 

The ball is sent over by Kevin McNaughton.

88:30
 

Short corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line.

88:00
 

Michael Chopra takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

85:32
Substitution
 

Willo Flood replaces Barry Robson.

84:22
 

Unfair challenge on Barry Robson by Peter Whittingham results in a free kick. Stephen McManus restarts play with the free kick.

81:37
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Robson by Seyi Olofinjana. Craig Bellamy goes into the referee's book. Direct free kick taken by Rhys Williams.

80:38
 

Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin Thomson.

79:41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tony McMahon on Jay Bothroyd. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

79:03
Yellow card
 

Jason Steele shown a yellow card.

77:49
 

Michael Chopra gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Robson. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Thomson.

77:07
 

Kevin Thomson crosses the ball.

73:50
 

Chris Burke has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

72:50
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke played to the near post, Barry Robson makes a clearance.

72:07
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke, clearance by Leroy Lita.

71:01
Substitution
 

Michael Chopra joins the action as a substitute, replacing Paul Quinn.

68:04
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Bellamy. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

67:50
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jason Koumas from the right by-line.

67:30
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Blocked by Rhys Williams.

66:00
 

Rhys Williams concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Bellamy. Rhys Williams receives a caution. Tom Heaton restarts play with the free kick.

65:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Franks by Jason Koumas. Direct free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

61:09
Substitution
 

Jonathan Franks replaces Marvin Emnes.

60:57
 

The referee cautions Marvin Emnes for dissent.

59:05
 

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin McNaughton.

56:39
Yellow card
 

Foul by Kevin Thomson on Paul Quinn, free kick awarded. Kevin Thomson receives a yellow card. Peter Whittingham crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Rhys Williams.

54:39
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Smallwood on Peter Whittingham. Booking for Richard Smallwood for unsporting behaviour. Paul Quinn takes the free kick.

52:57
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jay Bothroyd, Shot from just outside the area by Chris Burke goes over the bar.

48:05 +3.05
 

Craig Bellamy is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

50:56
 

Jay Bothroyd has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

48:02
 

Unfair challenge on Stephen McManus by Seyi Olofinjana results in a free kick. Jason Steele takes the direct free kick.

46:47 +1.47
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jason Koumas, Shot by Peter Whittingham from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

46:00 +1
 

Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot. Rhys Williams gets a block in.

45:38
 

Craig Bellamy sends in a cross, Strike from close range by Kevin McNaughton clears the bar.

45:19
 

The ball is swung over by Craig Bellamy, Tony McMahon makes a clearance.

45:01
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Darcy Blake coming on for Stephen McPhail.

42:44
 

Barry Robson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Bothroyd. Direct free kick taken by Dekel Keinan.

40:35
 

Jay Bothroyd produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

39:16
 

Craig Bellamy is caught offside. Jason Steele takes the indirect free kick.

38:31
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dekel Keinan on Marvin Emnes. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Thomson.

37:25
Yellow card
 

Dekel Keinan concedes a free kick for a foul on Leroy Lita. Dekel Keinan shown a yellow card. Free kick taken by Richard Smallwood.

35:42
 

Jay Bothroyd gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tony McMahon. Jay Bothroyd goes into the referee's book. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

34:42
 

Foul by Paul Quinn on Marvin Emnes, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

33:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Bothroyd on Barry Robson. Leroy Lita takes the free kick.

32:15
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Bellamy. Indirect free kick taken by Jason Steele.

31:30
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke, Richard Smallwood makes a clearance.

30:46
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Jason Koumas coming on for Jlloyd Samuel. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham, Justin Hoyte manages to make a clearance.

30:19
 

Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Justin Hoyte gets a block in.

29:36
 

Craig Bellamy is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

26:59
 

Foul by Jlloyd Samuel on Leroy Lita, free kick awarded. Tony McMahon restarts play with the free kick.

26:11
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leroy Lita on Peter Whittingham. Free kick crossed right-footed by Craig Bellamy from left wing, save made by Jason Steele.

25:49
 

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball.

24:28
Yellow card
 

Foul by Justin Hoyte on Stephen McPhail, free kick awarded. Booking for Justin Hoyte. Jlloyd Samuel restarts play with the free kick.

20:26
Goal
 

Richard Smallwood fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 0-3 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Marvin Emnes.

18:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Bellamy on Kevin Thomson. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

15:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rhys Williams on Craig Bellamy. Craig Bellamy takes the direct free kick.

12:17
Goal
 

Barry Robson fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 0-2 Middlesbrough.Assist by Leroy Lita.

11:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen McPhail on Barry Robson. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

11:19
 

Centre by Craig Bellamy.

9:45
 

Corner taken right-footed by Tony McMahon to the near post, clearance by Jay Bothroyd.

9:07
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, Jason Steele makes a save.

8:20
 

The referee blows for offside. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

7:20
 

Barry Robson takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton.

4:23
 

Dekel Keinan challenges Marvin Emnes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

2:40
Goal
 

Leroy Lita finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Cardiff 0-1 Middlesbrough.The assist for the goal came from Tony McMahon.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

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