• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 17 November 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium

Cardiff City vs Middlesbrough


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
3 Taylor
5 Hudson
6 Turner
12 Connolly
7 Whittingham
13 Kim
16 Noone
17 Gunnarsson
20 Mason
22 Helguson
Substitutes
32 Lewis
11 Conway
15 Gestede
21 Ralls
25 Frei
31 Nugent
39 Bellamy

Middlesbrough

1 Steele
2 Hoyte
3 Bikey
4 Friend
15 Hines
7 Leadbitter
11 Ledesma
16 McEachran
38 Haroun
17 Jutkiewicz
27 McDonald
Substitutes
32 Leutwiler
8 Thomson
9 Emnes
10 Bailey
22 Williams
30 Miller
33 Smallwood

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W

Middlesbrough

W W W L D W W L
Head to Head
Middlesbrough
0-2
Cardiff 07-Apr-2012
Cardiff
2-3
Middlesbrough 17-Dec-2011
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


Live Text Commentary
92:57 +2.57
 

Heidar Helguson has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

90:48 +0.48
 

Grant Leadbitter has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.

88:59
 

Heidar Helguson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Smallwood. Grant Leadbitter restarts play with the free kick.

87:45
 

Grant Leadbitter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

85:17
 

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

84:03
 

Craig Bellamy takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Justin Hoyte makes a clearance.

81:44
 

Justin Hoyte takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.

81:01
 

Unfair challenge on Josh McEachran by Craig Bellamy results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Josh McEachran.

79:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Smallwood on Heidar Helguson. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

79:15
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Matthew Connolly.

77:37
 

Craig Bellamy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andre Bikey. Free kick taken by Grant Leadbitter.

76:05
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line, David Marshall fouled by Scott McDonald, the ref awards a free kick. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

75:28
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save. Emmanuel Ledesma takes the inswinging corner, Ben Nugent makes a clearance.

73:56
 

Marvin Emnes produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

70:57
Substitution
 

George Friend leaves the field to be replaced by Nicky Bailey.

67:27
 

Scott McDonald produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

66:10
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.

65:48
 

Emmanuel Ledesma takes a shot.

63:29
 

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.

61:20
 

Craig Noone concedes a free kick for a foul on Andre Bikey. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

60:30
Substitution
 

Craig Bellamy joins the action as a substitute, replacing Aron Gunnarsson.

59:07
Substitution
 

Marvin Emnes comes on in place of Lukas Jutkiewicz.

58:50
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Lukas Jutkiewicz clears the crossbar.

56:53
 

Joe Mason challenges Andre Bikey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Steele takes the indirect free kick.

56:25
 

Foul by Joe Mason on Grant Leadbitter, free kick awarded. Grant Leadbitter restarts play with the free kick.

55:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Leadbitter on Craig Noone. Grant Leadbitter goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Peter Whittingham delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, save made by Jason Steele.

54:16
 

Foul by Peter Whittingham on Emmanuel Ledesma, free kick awarded. Peter Whittingham is cautioned. Emmanuel Ledesma takes the free kick.

49:12 +4.12
 

Richard Smallwood challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

53:20
 

Scott McDonald is caught offside. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

50:32
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Scott McDonald misses to the left of the goal.

48:54
 

Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma from the right by-line, Unfair challenge on Mark Hudson by Scott McDonald results in a free kick. David Marshall takes the free kick.

46:45 +1.45
 

Close range effort by Scott McDonald clears the crossbar.

47:54
 

Inswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line, save by David Marshall.

45:13
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. David Marshall makes a comfortable save.

44:44
 

Heidar Helguson takes a shot. Andre Bikey gets a block in. Scott McDonald fouled by Matthew Connolly, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Andre Bikey.

42:06
 

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Noone.

38:21
 

Grant Leadbitter produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

37:10
 

Joe Mason is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

36:33
 

Centre by Craig Noone, Jason Steele makes a save.

35:31
 

George Friend concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Noone. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Noone.

34:03
 

Aron Gunnarsson challenges Emmanuel Ledesma unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

30:03
 

Joe Ralls challenges Emmanuel Ledesma unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot comes in from Emmanuel Ledesma from the free kick,

29:21
Substitution
 

Richard Smallwood on for Faris Haroun.

27:12
 

Emmanuel Ledesma takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Heidar Helguson.

26:22
 

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Save by David Marshall. Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma played to the near post, clearance made by Ben Nugent.

24:29
Substitution
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz is ruled offside. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick. Andrew Taylor goes off and Joe Ralls comes on.

23:14
 

Emmanuel Ledesma takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.

22:42
 

Shot from outside the penalty box by Mark Hudson goes wide right of the goal.

20:21
 

Ben Nugent concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott McDonald. Indirect free kick taken by Jason Steele.

19:48
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham, clearance made by Faris Haroun.

17:44
Goal
 

Corner taken right-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Matthew Connolly finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Cardiff 1-0 Middlesbrough.The assist for the goal came from Peter Whittingham.

17:17
 

Emmanuel Ledesma takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Nugent.

15:41
 

The offside flag is raised against Heidar Helguson. Jason Steele takes the indirect free kick.

13:46
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Ben Nugent coming on for Ben Turner.

12:41
 

Emmanuel Ledesma takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson.

4:20
 

Shot by Bo-Kyung Kim from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

2:50
 

Seb Hines challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Seb Hines goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Peter Whittingham has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, blocked by Emmanuel Ledesma.

:31
 

Aron Gunnarsson challenges Scott McDonald unfairly and gives away a free kick. Emmanuel Ledesma takes the indirect free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

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