• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 17 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Turner 22"

Gunnarsson 43"

2 - 3
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Ogbeche 14"

McDonald 59"

Haroun 75"

Cardiff City vs Middlesbrough


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
25 Turner22"
3 Taylor
8 Cowie
7 Whittingham
17 Gunnarsson43"
52 Ralls
11 Conway
9 Miller
Substitutes
22 Heaton
4 Kiss
6 Gerrard
15 Gestede
20 Mason

Middlesbrough

1 Steele
2 Hoyte
3 Bennett
4 Bates
14 Williams
10 Bailey
17 Robson
18 Arca
38 Haroun75"
16 Ogbeche14"
7 McDonald59"
Substitutes
6 McManus
15 Hines
22 Martin
25 Main
33 Smallwood

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

D W W D D D W W

Middlesbrough

W L D D W D L W
Head to Head
Cardiff
0-3
Middlesbrough 02-May-2011
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


Live Text Commentary
94:24 +4.24
 

Andrew Taylor takes a shot. Blocked by Justin Hoyte. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Joe Mason from the left by-line, David Marshall challenges Matthew Bates unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

90:09 +0.09
 

Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Blocked by Bart Ogbeche. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Joe Mason, Filip Kiss takes a shot. Bart Ogbeche gets a block in. Foul by Filip Kiss on Bart Ogbeche, free kick awarded. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

88:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham by Barry Robson. David Marshall takes the free kick.

87:15
 

Andrew Taylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott McDonald. Andrew Taylor goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Justin Hoyte takes the free kick.

85:53
Yellow card
 

Foul by Barry Robson on Andrew Taylor, free kick awarded. Booking for Barry Robson for unsporting behaviour. David Marshall takes the free kick.

85:22
 

Scott McDonald takes a short corner.

83:09
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Robson on Kevin McNaughton. Mark Hudson takes the free kick.

81:30
Yellow card
 

Faris Haroun challenges Kenny Miller unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Faris Haroun. Shot on goal comes in from Peter Whittingham from the free kick.

80:18
 

Aron Gunnarsson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

79:04
 

Julio Arca gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Filip Kiss. Peter Whittingham delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from own half, clearance by Rudy Gestede.

78:48
 

Justin Hoyte takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.

77:08
Yellow card
 

Ben Turner challenges Scott McDonald unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Turner receives a yellow card. Barry Robson sends in a cross, Bart Ogbeche takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

75:02
Goal
 

Faris Haroun fires in a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Cardiff 2-3 Middlesbrough.Assist by Julio Arca.

74:26
 

Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Rhys Williams gets a block in.

72:31
 

Foul by Faris Haroun on Joe Mason, free kick awarded. Mark Hudson takes the direct free kick.

70:21
 

Scott McDonald is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Filip Kiss.

69:58
 

Rudy Gestede challenges Matthew Bates unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matthew Bates restarts play with the free kick.

69:22
 

Inswinging corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line, Rudy Gestede makes a clearance.

67:03
Substitution
 

Faris Haroun gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham. Joe Mason joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Conway. Rudy Gestede joins the action as a substitute, replacing Don Cowie. Ben Turner takes the free kick.

65:34
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Save made by Jason Steele. Kenny Miller produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal. Shot from just outside the box by Barry Robson misses to the right of the goal.

64:13
 

Matthew Bates concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Hudson. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.

63:29
 

Inswinging corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line played to the near post, save by David Marshall.

62:37
 

Peter Whittingham takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Joe Bennett makes a clearance.

61:10
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

59:57
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Scott McDonald from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-2 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Justin Hoyte.

57:56
 

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

56:51
 

Faris Haroun is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

53:41
 

Bart Ogbeche takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin McNaughton. Corner taken by Barry Robson from the left by-line, clearance by Kenny Miller.

51:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Justin Hoyte. Justin Hoyte is cautioned. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Don Cowie, Kenny Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Steele. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

49:48
 

Foul by Andrew Taylor on Faris Haroun, free kick awarded. Barry Robson sends in a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by Scott McDonald misses to the left of the target.

49:27
 

The referee gives a free kick against Kevin McNaughton for handball. Joe Bennett takes the direct free kick.

47:00 +2
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.

46:25 +1.25
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Scott McDonald. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

46:47
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Nicky Bailey. A cross is delivered by Peter Whittingham, Effort from deep inside the area by Andrew Taylor misses to the left of the goal.

44:59
Yellow card
 

Filip Kiss gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey. Filip Kiss is booked. Matthew Bates restarts play with the free kick.

43:07
Goal
 

Goal scored by Aron Gunnarsson from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-1 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Kenny Miller.

40:49
 

Craig Conway has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

38:53
 

Foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Joe Bennett, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Julio Arca.

36:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Julio Arca on Kevin McNaughton. The referee cautions Julio Arca for unsporting behaviour. Don Cowie restarts play with the free kick.

34:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Julio Arca by Kenny Miller. Rhys Williams restarts play with the free kick.

34:09
 

The referee penalises Peter Whittingham for handball. Free kick taken by Faris Haroun.

33:07
 

Effort from inside the area by Don Cowie misses to the left of the target.

32:39
 

Corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line, save by Jason Steele.

31:26
Substitution
 

Filip Kiss replaces Joe Ralls. Barry Robson takes the outswinging corner, Matthew Bates gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Marshall. David Marshall takes the free kick.

29:13
 

Faris Haroun takes a shot. Don Cowie gets a block in.

26:40
 

Don Cowie fouled by Julio Arca, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Peter Whittingham from right wing, save made by Jason Steele.

25:09
Yellow card
 

Rhys Williams fouled by Peter Whittingham, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Whittingham booked. Rhys Williams takes the free kick.

23:31
 

Barry Robson takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

23:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Hudson on Bart Ogbeche. Direct free kick taken by Bart Ogbeche.

21:22
Goal
 

Peter Whittingham takes the inswinging corner, save by Jason Steele. Peter Whittingham takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Ben Turner finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Cardiff 1-1 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Kenny Miller.

19:36
 

Barry Robson challenges Ben Turner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

17:29
 

The referee blows for offside against Justin Hoyte. David Marshall takes the free kick.

14:42
Goal
 

Bart Ogbeche gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 0-1 Middlesbrough.

14:00
 

Peter Whittingham produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

12:59
 

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line to the near post, Barry Robson manages to make a clearance.

10:47
 

The referee penalises Craig Conway for handball. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Barry Robson, clearance made by Joe Ralls.

7:45
 

Bart Ogbeche has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.

6:30
 

Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham, Jason Steele makes a save.

6:01
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Nicky Bailey gets a block in.

4:09
 

Long range shot by Kevin McNaughton goes wide right of the target.

3:37
 

Bart Ogbeche takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Brighton 5 4 13
2 Hull 5 4 10
3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
5 Cardiff 5 3 9
6 Middlesbrough 5 4 8
7 Birmingham 4 3 8
8 Charlton 5 2 8
9 Burnley 5 0 8
10 Leeds 5 1 7

Full Sky Bet Championship Table