• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 01 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Bothroyd 47"

Bellamy 90"

2 - 2
Reading

Reading

Leigertwood 20"

Manset 90"

Cardiff City vs Reading


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

22 Heaton
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
14 Quinn
3 Naylor
7 Whittingham
20 Olofinjana
24 Ramsey
25 Emmanuel-Thomas
9 Bothroyd47"
39 Bellamy
Substitutes
1 Marshall
8 Chopra
11 Burke
12 Keinan
16 Parkin
19 Koumas
23 Blake

Reading

1 Federici
2 Griffin
5 Mills
16 Ingimarsson
23 Harte
4 Karacan
8 Leigertwood20"
11 McAnuff
14 Kebe
9 Long
18 Church
Substitutes
41 McCarthy
7 Tabb
10 Hunt
15 Khizanishvili
19 Robson-Kanu
24 Cummings
45 Manset90"

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

D W D L W L D W

Reading

D L D D D L L L
Head to Head
Reading
1-1
Cardiff 10-Nov-2010
Cardiff
0-0
Reading 10-Apr-2010
Reading
0-1
Cardiff 16-Sep-2009
Reading
1-1
Cardiff 26-Dec-2008
Cardiff
2-2
Reading 25-Nov-2008
Cardiff
2-5
Reading 08-Apr-2006


Live Text Commentary
94:19 +4.19
Goal
 

Booking for Matt Mills for dissent. The referee books Jobi McAnuff for dissent. Michael Chopra receives a caution. Craig Bellamy finds the net with a goal from long distance to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-2 Reading.Foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Jon Parkin, free kick awarded.

93:14 +3.14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Noel Hunt on Lee Naylor. Tom Heaton takes the free kick. Foul by Jobi McAnuff on Aaron Ramsey, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

92:02 +2.02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jon Parkin on Matt Mills. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

91:02 +1.02
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Mathieu Manset from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-2 Reading.Assist by Noel Hunt.

90:10 +0.1
 

Header by Mathieu Manset from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

88:38
 

The offside flag is raised against Michael Chopra. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

88:22
 

Matt Mills challenges Jon Parkin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Naylor takes the free kick.

87:47
 

The ball is crossed by Jimmy Kebe, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.

87:11
 

Unfair challenge on Ivar Ingimarsson by Jon Parkin results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

86:48
 

The referee blows for offside against Jimmy Kebe. Indirect free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

85:57
Yellow card
 

Noel Hunt shown a yellow card. Noel Hunt handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Naylor. Jon Parkin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ivar Ingimarsson. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.

84:59
Substitution
 

Jon Parkin replaces Jay Bothroyd.

83:12
 

Ian Harte sends in a cross, clearance by Lee Naylor.

81:53
 

A cross is delivered by Peter Whittingham, Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

81:38
 

Chris Burke crosses the ball, Ivar Ingimarsson makes a clearance.

81:22
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

79:29
 

Lee Naylor fouled by Mathieu Manset, the ref awards a free kick. Tom Heaton takes the direct free kick.

78:17
 

Mathieu Manset is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Lee Naylor.

77:40
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici. Chris Burke produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

75:44
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Chris Burke coming on for Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

75:07
 

The ball is sent over by Andy Griffin, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Noel Hunt goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

73:59
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas fouled by Mikele Leigertwood, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

73:36
 

The ball is swung over by Noel Hunt, clearance made by Lee Naylor.

72:47
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy, save by Adam Federici.

71:28
 

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball, clearance by Ivar Ingimarsson.

71:09
 

A cross is delivered by Craig Bellamy, clearance made by Ivar Ingimarsson.

70:04
Substitution
 

Simon Church goes off and Mathieu Manset comes on.

69:19
 

Jay Bothroyd gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Harte. Free kick taken by Ivar Ingimarsson.

67:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Bellamy by Andy Griffin. Free kick taken by Lee Naylor.

67:40
 

Ivar Ingimarsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd. Jay Bothroyd restarts play with the free kick.

66:56
 

Corner taken by Ian Harte from the right by-line, Paul Quinn makes a clearance.

66:13
 

Jimmy Kebe fouled by Lee Naylor, the ref awards a free kick. Ian Harte crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance by Jay Bothroyd.

65:05
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ivar Ingimarsson by Jay Bothroyd. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

63:12
 

Mark Hudson is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici. Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the right by-line, clearance made by Mikele Leigertwood. Mark Hudson challenges Jobi McAnuff unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Harte has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

61:36
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham, clearance made by Noel Hunt.

60:21
 

The ball is sent over by Jimmy Kebe, blocked by Peter Whittingham. Corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte from the right by-line, clearance by Mark Hudson.

59:23
 

Aaron Ramsey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Simon Church. Direct free kick taken by Matt Mills.

58:46
 

Inswinging corner taken by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, save made by Adam Federici.

57:36
 

Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, clearance by Mikele Leigertwood.

54:30
 

Michael Chopra is caught offside. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

51:26
 

The ball is swung over by Paul Quinn, clearance made by Mikele Leigertwood.

50:13
 

The ball is crossed by Jimmy Kebe, clearance by Kevin McNaughton.

46:55 +1.55
 

Simon Church challenges Kevin McNaughton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tom Heaton takes the direct free kick.

47:51
Goal
 

Jay Bothroyd grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Cardiff 1-1 Reading.

46:13 +1.13
 

Jimmy Kebe takes a shot. Save made by Tom Heaton.

46:55
 

Mark Hudson fouled by Simon Church, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

45:51
 

Corner taken short by Craig Bellamy.

45:22 +0.22
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd by Ian Harte. Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

45:01
Substitution
 

Seyi Olofinjana leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Chopra.

43:57
 

Foul by Jay Bothroyd on Ivar Ingimarsson, free kick awarded. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

43:26
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe, clearance made by Mark Hudson. Jimmy Kebe takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton.

41:45
 

Jobi McAnuff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Bellamy. Free kick taken by Lee Naylor.

38:47
 

Seyi Olofinjana challenges Jem Karacan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Griffin restarts play with the free kick.

38:29
 

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball, save made by Adam Federici.

37:37
 

Foul by Ian Harte on Peter Whittingham, free kick awarded. Aaron Ramsey restarts play with the free kick.

36:22
 

Jay Bothroyd gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Griffin. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

35:12
 

Andy Griffin produces a cross, Tom Heaton makes a save.

33:26
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Craig Bellamy, Jem Karacan makes a clearance.

33:14
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Blocked by Ian Harte.

32:27
 

Foul by Mark Hudson on Ivar Ingimarsson, free kick awarded. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

31:35
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas takes a shot. Ivar Ingimarsson gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, Ivar Ingimarsson manages to make a clearance.

29:59
 

Jay Bothroyd crosses the ball, Ivar Ingimarsson manages to make a clearance.

29:49
 

The ball is crossed by Jay Bothroyd, Andy Griffin manages to make a clearance.

27:15
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

25:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Simon Church on Mark Hudson. Tom Heaton takes the direct free kick.

24:05
 

Noel Hunt is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

23:21
 

The referee blows for offside against Craig Bellamy. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

22:10
 

Jobi McAnuff decides to take a short corner, The ball is crossed by Jem Karacan, Jay Bothroyd makes a clearance. Noel Hunt delivers the ball, Tom Heaton makes a save.

20:55
Goal
 

Goal scored by Mikele Leigertwood from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 0-1 Reading.Jimmy Kebe provided the assist for the goal.

19:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ivar Ingimarsson by Jay Bothroyd. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.

19:22
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton.

17:16
Substitution
 

Noel Hunt joins the action as a substitute, replacing Shane Long.

13:53
 

Foul by Jem Karacan on Jay Bothroyd, free kick awarded. Strike comes in from Craig Bellamy from the free kick,

12:50
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

12:10
 

Simon Church is ruled offside. Tom Heaton restarts play with the free kick.

9:35
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

5:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe by Lee Naylor. Free kick taken by Andy Griffin.

3:52
 

Foul by Mark Hudson on Shane Long, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

2:55
 

The ball is delivered by Jimmy Kebe, Seyi Olofinjana makes a clearance.

2:25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Naylor on Jimmy Kebe. Andy Griffin restarts play with the free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 45 41 88
2 Bournemouth 44 47 84
3 Middlesbrough 45 31 84
4 Norwich 45 38 83
5 Ipswich 45 19 78
6 Derby 45 32 77
7 Brentford 45 16 75
8 Wolverhampton 45 12 75
9 Blackburn 45 6 64
10 Charlton 45 -3 60

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