• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 22 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Bellamy 13"

Chopra 16"

Bothroyd 31"

Gyepes 82"

4 - 2
Watford

Watford

Buckley 32"

Sordell 47"

Cardiff City vs Watford


Team Lineups

Cardiff City

22 Heaton
14 Quinn
5 Hudson
2 McNaughton
3 Naylor
25 Emmanuel-Thomas
20 Olofinjana
7 Whittingham
39 Bellamy13"
8 Chopra16"
9 Bothroyd31"
Substitutes
1 Marshall
4 Rae
6 Gyepes82"
11 Burke
16 Parkin
17 Keogh
23 Blake

Watford

1 Loach
6 Mariappa
5 Taylor
17 Bennett
12 Doyley
11 Buckley32"
14 Jenkins
15 McGinn
31 Townsend
20 Sordell47"
10 Graham
Substitutes
13 Gilmartin
2 Hodson
8 Walker
9 Deeney
22 Weimann
23 Mingoia
24 Whichelow

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Cardiff City

D W W D D D W W

Watford

L D W W W W W D
Head to Head
Watford
4-1
Cardiff 28-Dec-2010
Cardiff
3-1
Watford 21-Mar-2010
Watford
0-4
Cardiff 03-Oct-2009
Cardiff
2-1
Watford 18-Mar-2009
Watford
2-2
Cardiff 21-Oct-2008
Watford
2-2
Cardiff 26-Dec-2007


Live Text Commentary
95:09 +5.09
 

The ball is delivered by Marvin Sordell.

92:41 +2.41
 

The ball is sent over by Matthew Whichelow.

91:55 +1.55
 

Shot by Matthew Whichelow from 12 yards. Gabor Gyepes gets a block in.

91:26 +1.26
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

91:02 +1.02
 

Craig Bellamy is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

88:41
 

Short corner worked by Craig Bellamy.

84:17
 

Ross Jenkins fouled by Gavin Rae, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.

84:02
 

Centre by Ross Jenkins, save made by Tom Heaton.

83:46
 

Short corner worked by Ross Jenkins.

82:18
Goal
 

Gabor Gyepes finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. Cardiff 4-2 Watford.The assist for the goal came from Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

82:03
 

Short corner taken by Craig Bellamy.

81:43
 

Craig Bellamy crosses the ball, Lee Hodson gets a block in.

81:06
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Will Buckley. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick.

79:06
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Comfortable save by Scott Loach.

78:50
 

Effort on goal by Stephen McGinn from 25 yards. Blocked by Gabor Gyepes.

78:11
 

Craig Bellamy crosses the ball, clearance by Martin Taylor.

77:33
 

Gavin Rae gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Will Buckley. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick.

76:42
 

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball.

76:04
 

Foul by Lloyd Doyley on Chris Burke, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

74:52
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas takes a shot. Lee Hodson gets a block in.

74:13
 

Unfair challenge on Michael Chopra by Adrian Mariappa results in a free kick. Paul Quinn restarts play with the free kick.

73:45
Substitution
 

Gavin Rae joins the action as a substitute, replacing Peter Whittingham.

71:30
 

Danny Graham fouled by Peter Whittingham, the ref awards a free kick. Will Buckley crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance made by Chris Burke.

67:19
 

The referee penalises Michael Chopra for handball. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

66:55
 

Martin Taylor takes a shot. Gabor Gyepes gets a block in.

65:36
 

Shot from just outside the box by Peter Whittingham goes over the bar.

64:56
Substitution
 

Andros Townsend goes off and Matthew Whichelow comes on. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Will Buckley. Tom Heaton takes the free kick.

63:53
 

A cross is delivered by Lloyd Doyley.

62:28
 

Lloyd Doyley concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Burke. Free kick crossed by Peter Whittingham, save by Scott Loach.

60:07
Substitution
 

Chris Burke on for Jay Bothroyd.

59:08
 

Michael Chopra has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.

57:56
 

Stephen McGinn concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Bothroyd. Mark Hudson takes the direct free kick.

57:42
 

Effort from just inside the box by Will Buckley strikes the post.

54:42
 

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton.

54:16
 

Outswinging corner taken by Andros Townsend from the left by-line, clearance made by Mark Hudson.

54:01
Substitution
 

(Watford) makes a substitution, with Lee Hodson coming on for Dale Bennett.

53:38
 

Will Buckley takes a shot. Paul Quinn gets a block in.

51:33
 

Unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Marvin Sordell results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Craig Bellamy, save by Scott Loach.

50:21
 

Marvin Sordell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Hudson. Direct free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

48:58
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marvin Sordell. Tom Heaton takes the indirect free kick.

46:39 +1.39
 

Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot. Martin Taylor gets a block in.

46:13 +1.13
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Craig Bellamy.

47:18
Goal
 

Marvin Sordell scores a goal from outside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Cardiff 3-2 Watford.

47:07
 

The ball is sent over by Marvin Sordell, clearance made by Kevin McNaughton.

45:49 +0.49
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Save made by Scott Loach.

44:08
 

Danny Graham produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

43:01
 

Andros Townsend takes a short corner, A cross is delivered by Ross Jenkins, clearance by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

42:52
 

The ball is swung over by Andros Townsend, Kevin McNaughton gets a block in.

42:39
 

Short corner taken by Will Buckley.

41:44
 

Will Buckley fouled by Seyi Olofinjana, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Andros Townsend, Jay Emmanuel-Thomas makes a clearance.

39:53
Substitution
 

Gabor Gyepes comes on in place of Lee Naylor.

38:49
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas challenges Stephen McGinn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Danny Graham.

36:08
 

Marvin Sordell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Hudson. Direct free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

33:51
 

The official flags Jay Bothroyd offside. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

32:31
Goal
 

Will Buckley grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 3-1 Watford.The assist for the goal came from Danny Graham.

31:00
Goal
 

Jay Bothroyd gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 3-0 Watford.Assist by Peter Whittingham.

29:46
 

Danny Graham challenges Lee Naylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Tom Heaton.

26:19
 

Shot from outside the area by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas misses to the left of the goal.

25:22
 

Unfair challenge on Will Buckley by Paul Quinn results in a free kick. Andros Townsend crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, clearance by Jay Bothroyd.

23:49
 

Kevin McNaughton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Will Buckley. Andros Townsend crosses the ball in from the free kick, Jay Bothroyd manages to make a clearance.

22:12
 

Handball by Michael Chopra. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

20:35
 

Foul by Craig Bellamy on Will Buckley, free kick awarded. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

18:23
 

Unfair challenge on Stephen McGinn by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas results in a free kick. Martin Taylor restarts play with the free kick.

16:49
Goal
 

Michael Chopra grabs a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-0 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Jay Bothroyd.

16:07
 

Peter Whittingham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Will Buckley. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

15:38
 

Marvin Sordell concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin McNaughton. Direct free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

13:34
Goal
 

Craig Bellamy gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-0 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Peter Whittingham.

11:42
 

Unfair challenge on Will Buckley by Craig Bellamy results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Andros Townsend from right wing, Mark Hudson fouled by Martin Taylor, the ref awards a free kick. Tom Heaton takes the direct free kick.

10:59
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham, save by Scott Loach.

9:56
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Will Buckley goes wide of the right-hand upright.

9:13
 

Shot by Peter Whittingham. Blocked by Dale Bennett.

8:44
 

Foul by Ross Jenkins on Michael Chopra, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Lee Naylor.

8:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Quinn by Martin Taylor. Jay Bothroyd restarts play with the free kick.

7:51
 

Kevin McNaughton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Will Buckley. Adrian Mariappa restarts play with the free kick.

7:14
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, Martin Taylor manages to make a clearance.

6:54
 

Craig Bellamy crosses the ball, blocked by Will Buckley.

Kick off
 

The match begins.

Half time
 

It is the end of the first-half.

Full time
 

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

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3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
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10 Leeds 5 1 7

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