• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 17 May 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
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Reading

Reading

Long 27"

Long 44" (P)

McAnuff 83"

Cardiff City vs Reading


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

43 Bywater
2 McNaughton
12 Keinan
21 Samuel
23 Blake
7 Whittingham
11 Burke
20 Olofinjana
25 Emmanuel-Thomas
8 Chopra
9 Bothroyd
Substitutes
22 Heaton
3 Naylor
4 Rae
5 Hudson
16 Parkin
19 Koumas
27 Matthews

Reading

1 Federici
2 Griffin
5 Mills
15 Khizanishvili
23 Harte
4 Karacan
8 Leigertwood
11 McAnuff83"
24 Cummings
9 Long27"44"
10 Hunt
Substitutes
41 McCarthy
6 Gunnarsson
7 Tabb
18 Church
20 Howard
26 Pearce
45 Manset

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W

Reading

D D D L L L L W


Live Text Commentary
92:18 +2.18
 

Kevin McNaughton fouled by Zurab Khizanishvili, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Bywater takes the indirect free kick.

92:06 +2.06
 

Andy Griffin concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Whittingham. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

91:40 +1.4
 

Foul by Jason Koumas on Andy Griffin, free kick awarded. Andy Griffin restarts play with the free kick. Jason Koumas goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

89:25
Substitution
 

(Reading) makes a substitution, with Jay Tabb coming on for Jem Karacan.

88:21
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Noel Hunt clears the crossbar.

86:43
Substitution
 

Simon Church on for Shane Long.

85:40
 

Dekel Keinan challenges Shane Long unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Griffin takes the direct free kick.

84:12
 

Corner taken left-footed by Chris Burke, Headed effort from inside the area by Darcy Blake misses to the right of the target.

83:02
Goal
 

Goal scored by Jobi McAnuff from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Cardiff 0 (0)-(3) 3 Reading.

79:17
 

Effort from inside the area by Noel Hunt misses to the left of the target.

78:27
 

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Kevin McNaughton gets a block in. Corner taken by Ian Harte from the right by-line, Seyi Olofinjana makes a clearance.

76:35
 

The offside flag is raised against Shane Long. Shane Long goes into the book for dissent. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

72:09
 

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Burke from the right by-line, Header on goal by Darcy Blake from just inside the area goes over the target.

68:59
 

Corner taken by Andy Griffin, Ian Harte takes a shot. Save by Stephen Bywater.

67:47
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Adam Matthews coming on for Jlloyd Samuel.

66:24
 

Seyi Olofinjana concedes a free kick for a foul on Mikele Leigertwood. Ian Harte shoots direct from the free kick.

64:38
 

The ball is swung over by Kevin McNaughton, Jon Parkin takes a shot. Adam Federici gets a block in.

64:09
 

Darcy Blake fouled by Noel Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin McNaughton restarts play with the free kick.

63:32
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Jon Parkin coming on for Michael Chopra.

61:20
 

Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

60:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Long on Darcy Blake. Direct free kick taken by Darcy Blake.

59:18
Substitution
 

Jason Koumas on for Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

57:43
 

Effort from inside the area by Jobi McAnuff misses to the left of the target.

55:38
 

Close range effort by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas goes wide of the left-hand post.

55:09
 

Noel Hunt produces a shot from inside the six-yard box and hits the post.

52:21
 

Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

51:56
 

Mikele Leigertwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd. Jay Bothroyd takes the direct free kick.

51:05
 

Jlloyd Samuel fouled by Noel Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Bywater takes the indirect free kick.

50:12
 

Dekel Keinan fouled by Shane Long, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

49:36
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas produces a left-footed shot from close in which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

48:22
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Darcy Blake on Ian Harte. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

46:20 +1.2
 

The offside flag is raised against Shane Long. Stephen Bywater takes the indirect free kick.

46:02
 

Shot from just outside the box by Darcy Blake misses to the left of the target.

45:44 +0.44
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

45:32
 

Andy Griffin handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Kevin McNaughton.

42:43
Goal
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line, Foul by Dekel Keinan on Noel Hunt, Penalty awarded. Dekel Keinan receives a caution. Placed penalty scored by Shane Long. Cardiff 0 (0)-(2) 2 Reading.

42:24
 

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Blocked by Dekel Keinan.

40:12
 

Jobi McAnuff concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Burke. Kevin McNaughton crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Adam Federici.

35:27
 

Foul by Noel Hunt on Seyi Olofinjana, free kick awarded. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.

30:58
 

Noel Hunt is ruled offside. Jlloyd Samuel restarts play with the free kick.

30:37
 

Michael Chopra takes a shot. Blocked by Zurab Khizanishvili.

29:29
 

Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

28:52
 

The ball is crossed by Darcy Blake.

28:43
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

27:29
Goal
 

Shane Long gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Cardiff 0 (0)-(1) 1 Reading.

26:31
 

Shane Long challenges Darcy Blake unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Kevin McNaughton.

24:36
 

Corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte from the right by-line to the near post, Jay Bothroyd makes a clearance.

22:29
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the left by-line, Dekel Keinan takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

22:09
 

Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Zurab Khizanishvili gets a block in.

20:07
 

The offside flag is raised against Jay Bothroyd. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

17:33
 

Michael Chopra takes a shot. Matt Mills gets a block in.

16:07
 

Michael Chopra has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

12:40
 

Shot by Seyi Olofinjana. Zurab Khizanishvili gets a block in.

12:16
 

Corner taken short by Chris Burke.

5:07
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

5:01
 

Centre by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Matt Mills gets a block in.

1:51
 

Close range effort by Shane Long misses to the right of the goal.

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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