• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 22 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The King Power Stadium

Leicester City vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Leicester City

1 Schmeichel
3 Konchesky
5 Morgan
6 Whitbread
2 De Laet
11 Dyer
10 King
4 Drinkwater
24 Knockaert
35 Nugent
9 Vardy
Substitutes
13 Logan
7 Marshall
14 Waghorn
16 James
22 Moore
23 Lingard
29 Futacs

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
3 Taylor
5 Hudson
6 Turner
12 Connolly
13 Kim
7 Whittingham
18 Mutch
11 Conway
39 Bellamy
22 Helguson
Substitutes
32 Lewis
2 McNaughton
8 Cowie
15 Gestede
16 Noone
17 Gunnarsson
20 Mason

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Leicester City

W D L D W W W W

Cardiff City

L D W W D D D W
Head to Head
Leicester
2-1
Cardiff 11-Feb-2012
Cardiff
0-0
Leicester 25-Sep-2011
Cardiff
2-0
Leicester 22-Feb-2011
Leicester
2-1
Cardiff 14-Sep-2010
Cardiff
2-1
Leicester 30-Mar-2010
Leicester
1-0
Cardiff 13-Mar-2010


Live Text Commentary
93:21 +3.21
 

Paul Konchesky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway. Free kick taken by Aron Gunnarsson.

92:46 +2.46
 

Foul by Paul Konchesky on Craig Conway, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Aron Gunnarsson.

91:04 +1.04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Hudson by Wes Morgan. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

90:38 +0.38
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Martyn Waghorn, clearance by Rudy Gestede.

90:23 +0.23
 

The ball is crossed by Andy King, Ben Turner makes a clearance.

89:09
 

The ball is delivered by Martyn Waghorn, Ben Turner makes a clearance.

88:33
 

Paul Konchesky produces a cross, Craig Conway gets a block in.

85:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zak Whitbread by Rudy Gestede. Paul Konchesky restarts play with the free kick.

84:30
 

The ball is sent over by Paul Konchesky, clearance by Mark Hudson.

84:05
 

Unfair challenge on Wes Morgan by Rudy Gestede results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Danny Drinkwater.

82:13
 

Craig Conway challenges Danny Drinkwater unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Drinkwater takes the free kick.

81:02
 

Ben Marshall takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Taylor.

77:57
Yellow card
 

A cross is delivered by Craig Bellamy, Rudy Gestede takes a shot. Blocked by Zak Whitbread. Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Whittingham on David Nugent. Indirect free kick taken by Wes Morgan. Peter Whittingham shown a yellow card.

75:07
Substitution
 

Jordon Mutch goes off and Aron Gunnarsson comes on.

74:06
 

The ball is sent over by Jesse Lingard, Matthew Connolly makes a clearance.

73:53
 

A cross is delivered by Jesse Lingard, clearance by Mark Hudson.

72:19
 

Ritchie De Laet sends in a cross, clearance by Matthew Connolly. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ben Marshall from the left by-line, David Nugent takes a shot. Clearance by Andrew Taylor.

71:40
 

The ball is delivered by Andrew Taylor.

68:57
 

Andy King takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson.

67:28
Substitution
 

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Ben Marshall coming on for Anthony Knockaert. Jesse Lingard comes on in place of Lloyd Dyer.

66:49
 

The official flags Craig Bellamy offside. Kasper Schmeichel takes the indirect free kick.

63:23
 

The ball is delivered by Rudy Gestede, Ritchie De Laet gets a block in. Short corner worked by Craig Bellamy. The ball is delivered by Craig Conway, Mark Hudson takes a shot. Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham to the near post, clearance by Danny Drinkwater. The official flags Rudy Gestede offside. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

60:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martyn Waghorn by Matthew Connolly. Martyn Waghorn takes the indirect free kick. Matthew Connolly goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

59:24
 

Peter Whittingham takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Danny Drinkwater.

57:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Don Cowie. Martyn Waghorn takes the free kick.

56:40
 

Shot from 25 yards from David Nugent. Save by David Marshall.

55:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordon Mutch on Andy King. Danny Drinkwater takes the free kick.

54:12
Substitution
 

Left-footed shot by Martyn Waghorn went wide of the left-hand upright. Don Cowie is brought on as a substitute for Bo-Kyung Kim.

53:45
 

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Andrew Taylor gets a block in.

52:29
 

Ritchie De Laet crosses the ball, Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

50:45
Substitution
 

Inswinging corner taken by Martyn Waghorn, Rudy Gestede joins the action as a substitute, replacing Heidar Helguson. Clearance made by David Marshall.

49:49
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Knockaert by Bo-Kyung Kim. Indirect free kick taken by Martyn Waghorn. Martyn Waghorn on for Jamie Vardy.

49:06
 

The ball is sent over by Lloyd Dyer, clearance by Peter Whittingham.

46:23
 

Centre by Bo-Kyung Kim, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

45:49 +0.49
 

Centre by Paul Konchesky, Close range header by Jamie Vardy goes over the crossbar.

45:50
 

Foul by Jamie Vardy on Peter Whittingham, free kick awarded. David Marshall takes the free kick.

44:42
 

Peter Whittingham fouled by Anthony Knockaert, the ref awards a free kick. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

41:06
 

The referee penalises Andrew Taylor for handball. Ritchie De Laet takes the indirect free kick.

40:09
 

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

38:42
 

A cross is delivered by Paul Konchesky, save by David Marshall.

36:46
 

Centre by Lloyd Dyer, Matthew Connolly gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Anthony Knockaert, clearance made by Heidar Helguson. Wes Morgan fouled by Ben Turner, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Anthony Knockaert. Caution for Ben Turner.

36:13
 

Andrew Taylor takes a shot. Blocked by Wes Morgan.

35:55
 

Jamie Vardy takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.

33:22
 

Anthony Knockaert sends in a cross, Andrew Taylor gets a block in. The ball is delivered by Ritchie De Laet, Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Anthony Knockaert from the right by-line. Craig Conway produces a cross, Andrew Taylor makes a clearance. David Nugent fouled by Matthew Connolly, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Danny Drinkwater.

32:31
 

A cross is delivered by Lloyd Dyer, clearance by Bo-Kyung Kim.

30:02
 

Unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Jamie Vardy results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

27:08
 

The ball is delivered by Andrew Taylor.

25:50
 

Paul Konchesky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway. Peter Whittingham delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Ritchie De Laet manages to make a clearance.

24:27
Goal
 

Craig Conway sends in a cross, clearance by Ritchie De Laet. Craig Bellamy scores a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leicester 0-1 Cardiff.Craig Conway provided the assist for the goal.

22:29
 

Anthony Knockaert takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

21:32
 

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball, Andy King makes a clearance.

19:05
 

A cross is delivered by Craig Conway.

17:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Drinkwater by Peter Whittingham. Danny Drinkwater restarts play with the free kick.

17:24
 

A cross is delivered by Jamie Vardy.

15:46
 

Anthony Knockaert takes a shot. Save by David Marshall. Ritchie De Laet crosses the ball, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

14:33
 

David Nugent is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

12:54
 

Andy King takes a shot. Blocked by Peter Whittingham. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Anthony Knockaert, Wes Morgan takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save. Andy King has an effort at goal from the edge of the area striking the post.

11:58
 

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

8:40
 

Craig Bellamy challenges Danny Drinkwater unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Drinkwater takes the free kick.

7:56
 

Centre by Andrew Taylor, Ritchie De Laet gets a block in.

6:19
 

Danny Drinkwater produces a right-footed effort from long distance that goes harmlessly over the bar.

3:34
 

Centre by Craig Bellamy, save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

1:04
 

David Nugent fouled by Jordon Mutch, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Drinkwater takes the direct free kick.

:30
 

Foul by Matthew Connolly on Lloyd Dyer, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Lloyd Dyer.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Ipswich 4 4 10
2 Brighton 4 3 10
3 Charlton 4 3 8
4 Milton Keynes Dons 4 3 7
5 Hull 4 2 7
6 QPR 4 1 7
7 Cardiff 4 2 6
8 Middlesbrough 4 2 5
9 Birmingham 3 1 5
10 Sheff Wed 4 1 5

Full Sky Bet Championship Table