• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Mon 02 January 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Mason 12"

Gunnarsson 18"

Miller 35"

3 - 1
Reading

Reading

McAnuff 44"

Cardiff City vs Reading


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
3 Taylor
5 Hudson
25 Turner
23 Blake
7 Whittingham
8 Cowie
17 Gunnarsson18"
20 Mason12"
52 Ralls
9 Miller35"
Substitutes
22 Heaton
6 Gerrard
11 Conway
15 Gestede
37 McPhail

Reading

1 Federici
5 Pearce
17 Gorkss
23 Harte
24 Cummings
4 Karacan
8 Leigertwood
11 McAnuff44"
14 Kebe
18 Church
10 Hunt
Substitutes
31 Andersen
7 Tabb
9 Le Fondre
16 Mills
19 Robson-Kanu

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W

Reading

D D D L L L L W
Head to Head
Reading
1-2
Cardiff 19-Nov-2011
Cardiff
2-2
Reading 01-Feb-2011
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


Live Text Commentary
92:23 +2.23
 

Mikele Leigertwood fouled by Stephen McPhail, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Peter Whittingham makes a clearance.

90:35 +0.35
 

Rudy Gestede produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

89:31
 

Mikele Leigertwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Ralls. Andrew Taylor takes the free kick.

88:40
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Adam Le Fondre. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

87:02
 

Mikele Leigertwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Whittingham. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

86:09
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Anthony Gerrard coming on for Ben Turner. (Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Stephen McPhail coming on for Kenny Miller.

84:57
 

Rudy Gestede takes a shot. Blocked by Ian Harte.

83:56
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

82:29
Yellow card
 

Mikele Leigertwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Kenny Miller. Mikele Leigertwood shown a yellow card. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

82:08
 

Rudy Gestede takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

81:06
 

Kenny Miller takes a shot. Comfortable save by Adam Federici.

79:29
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kaspars Gorkss on Kenny Miller. Free kick crossed left-footed by Peter Whittingham from right channel.

78:51
 

Foul by Andrew Taylor on Adam Federici, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

78:35
 

Andrew Taylor takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

76:41
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Ian Harte.

75:15
Substitution
 

Rudy Gestede joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joe Mason.

72:24
 

Kenny Miller is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

71:18
 

Effort on goal by Jobi McAnuff from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

67:00
 

Jobi McAnuff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aron Gunnarsson. Free kick taken by Aron Gunnarsson.

65:47
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Darcy Blake, save made by Adam Federici.

65:35
 

Joe Ralls takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

58:16
 

Outswinging corner taken by Ian Harte from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Don Cowie.

56:25
 

Corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte, Header from close range by Noel Hunt misses to the right of the goal.

53:11
Yellow card
 

Jem Karacan concedes a free kick for a foul on Aron Gunnarsson. Jem Karacan is booked. Free kick crossed left-footed by Peter Whittingham from left channel, save made by Adam Federici.

52:21
 

Unfair challenge on Ben Turner by Noel Hunt results in a free kick. David Marshall takes the free kick.

51:37
 

Darcy Blake concedes a free kick for a foul on Jobi McAnuff. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

49:20
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Noel Hunt goes wide of the left-hand post.

48:45
 

Unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Don Cowie results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

47:42
 

Jimmy Kebe takes a shot. Kenny Miller gets a block in.

47:07
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, David Marshall makes a save.

45:33
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Ian Harte.

45:23
 

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson.

44:32
Goal
 

Jobi McAnuff scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 3-1 Reading.Assist by Jobi McAnuff.

41:34
 

Noel Hunt is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

40:38
 

The official flags Joe Mason offside. Adam Federici takes the indirect free kick.

39:35
 

Joe Ralls takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

35:53
Goal
 

Kenny Miller finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 3-0 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Peter Whittingham.

31:17
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ian Harte, clearance made by Darcy Blake.

30:25
 

Joe Ralls takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

28:49
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line to the near post, Peter Whittingham makes a clearance.

27:02
 

Inswinging corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line played to the near post, save by Adam Federici.

25:38
 

Jobi McAnuff has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

24:57
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Joe Mason. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

22:39
 

Darcy Blake concedes a free kick for a foul on Noel Hunt. Free kick crossed by Ian Harte, Mark Hudson gets a block in. Alex Pearce takes a shot. Don Cowie gets a block in.

21:56
 

Unfair challenge on Alex Pearce by Joe Mason results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

21:20
 

Foul by Noel Hunt on David Marshall, free kick awarded. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

20:22
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kenny Miller on Adam Federici. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

19:44
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line played to the near post, Peter Whittingham manages to make a clearance.

17:39
Goal
 

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham, Aron Gunnarsson finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Cardiff 2-0 Reading.Assist by Peter Whittingham.

17:12
 

Joe Mason takes a shot. Ian Harte gets a block in. Corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line, clearance made by Mikele Leigertwood.

16:16
 

The referee blows for offside against Noel Hunt. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

12:41
Goal
 

Joe Mason gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-0 Reading.Assist on the goal came from Kenny Miller.

11:09
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Noel Hunt misses to the left of the goal.

8:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Noel Hunt on Mark Hudson. David Marshall takes the free kick.

7:33
 

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

7:04
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line played to the near post, Peter Whittingham makes a clearance.

6:38
 

Joe Mason takes a shot. Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in.

2:29
 

Shot from just outside the box by Peter Whittingham misses to the left of the goal.

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3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
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7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
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