• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 11 December 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

30 Steele
2 Hoyte
4 Bates
24 Hines
27 Bennett
10 Bailey
18 O'Neil
8 Thomson
20 Arca
7 McDonald
32 Emnes
Substitutes
21 Coyne
9 Boyd
11 Kink
17 Robson
22 Williams
29 McMahon
37 Tavares

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
6 Gyepes
3 Naylor
11 Burke
20 Olofinjana
21 Drinkwater
7 Whittingham
39 Bellamy
17 Keogh
Substitutes
30 Santiago
4 Rae
8 Chopra
10 McPhail
23 Blake
27 Matthews
31 Riggott

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W W W L D W W L

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W
Head to Head
Cardiff
1-0
Middlesbrough 06-Mar-2010
Middlesbrough
0-1
Cardiff 13-Dec-2009
Cardiff
2-1
Middlesbrough 02-Feb-1985
Middlesbrough
3-2
Cardiff 29-Sep-1984
Cardiff
2-1
Middlesbrough 03-Mar-1984
Middlesbrough
2-0
Cardiff 05-Nov-1983


Live Text Commentary
94:50 +4.5
 

The ball is swung over by Lee Naylor, Effort from the edge of the box by Kevin McNaughton goes wide of the right-hand upright.

94:31 +4.31
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

93:10 +3.1
 

Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

93:03 +3.03
 

A cross is delivered by Andrew Keogh, Matthew Bates makes a clearance.

92:35 +2.35
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Save made by Jason Steele.

91:08 +1.08
 

Unfair challenge on Julio Arca by Michael Chopra results in a free kick. Jason Steele takes the direct free kick.

90:41 +0.41
 

The ball is delivered by Marvin Emnes, save by David Marshall.

89:53
Yellow card
 

Nicky Bailey is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Nicky Bailey concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Naylor. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

87:19
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Gary O'Neil goes wide of the right-hand upright.

86:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Julio Arca by Peter Whittingham. Joe Bennett restarts play with the free kick.

84:11
 

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

83:40
 

Corner taken by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Gary O'Neil.

83:32
 

The ball is delivered by Craig Bellamy, blocked by Justin Hoyte.

83:02
 

Gary O'Neil takes the outswinging corner, Andrew Keogh manages to make a clearance.

80:37
Yellow card
 

Michael Chopra receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Joe Bennett is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

80:24
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Chopra on Jason Steele. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

79:06
 

Marvin Emnes is caught offside. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

78:08
 

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball. Kevin McNaughton delivers the ball, Jason Steele makes a save.

76:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Chopra on Justin Hoyte. Seb Hines restarts play with the free kick.

73:53
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson.

73:05
 

Craig Bellamy takes a corner.

73:05
 

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

72:51
 

Michael Chopra crosses the ball, Jason Steele makes a save.

72:45
 

Lee Naylor delivers the ball, clearance made by Julio Arca.

70:30
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot.

70:09
 

A cross is delivered by Gary O'Neil.

68:28
 

Effort from inside the area by Craig Bellamy misses to the left of the goal.

67:01
 

Julio Arca goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

64:02
 

The ball is crossed by Nicky Bailey, Gary O'Neil has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

63:22
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Hudson on Marvin Emnes. Gary O'Neil delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance made by Kevin McNaughton.

62:23
 

The ball is delivered by Lee Naylor.

62:10
 

A cross is delivered by Andrew Keogh, clearance by Joe Bennett.

61:05
 

Foul by Julio Arca on Kevin McNaughton, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Peter Whittingham, clearance by Julio Arca.

59:48
 

Julio Arca concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Burke. The ball is sent over by Peter Whittingham, Chris Burke takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Chopra.

58:25
 

A cross is delivered by Kevin McNaughton.

56:06
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Bellamy, Header by Seyi Olofinjana from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

55:53
 

Peter Whittingham produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

55:41
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, clearance by Nicky Bailey.

54:29
 

Unfair challenge on Kevin Thomson by Michael Chopra results in a free kick. Jason Steele takes the direct free kick.

53:54
 

Justin Hoyte takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

52:52
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Peter Whittingham, clearance made by Justin Hoyte.

50:05
Substitution
 

Michael Chopra joins the action as a substitute, replacing Daniel Drinkwater. Gary O'Neil takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, David Marshall makes a save.

48:52
 

Corner taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil from the left by-line to the near post, Nicky Bailey takes a shot from 12 yards. Save by David Marshall.

48:13
 

Unfair challenge on Joe Bennett by Kevin McNaughton results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Gary O'Neil, Seyi Olofinjana manages to make a clearance.

45:53 +0.53
 

Andrew Keogh takes a shot. Joe Bennett gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham, save made by Jason Steele.

43:08
 

Kevin McNaughton crosses the ball, Jason Steele makes a save.

42:21
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Peter Whittingham, Matthew Bates makes a clearance.

38:02
Goal
 

The referee books Gabor Gyepes for unsporting behaviour. Julio Arca scores a penalty. Middlesbrough 1-0 Cardiff.Joe Bennett delivers the ball, Penalty awarded for a foul by Gabor Gyepes on Marvin Emnes. Assist on the goal came from Marvin Emnes.

38:02
Goal
 

Booking for Gabor Gyepes for unsporting behaviour. Penalty scored by Julio Arca. Middlesbrough 1-0 Cardiff.Joe Bennett sends in a cross, Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Gabor Gyepes.

37:11
 

Julio Arca delivers the ball. Justin Hoyte crosses the ball, clearance made by Mark Hudson.

36:22
 

The ball is crossed by Gary O'Neil, Kevin McNaughton makes a clearance.

35:22
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Peter Whittingham. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

33:40
 

The referee blows for offside against Marvin Emnes. Gabor Gyepes takes the free kick.

33:40
 

The official flags Marvin Emnes offside. Mark Hudson takes the indirect free kick.

32:35
 

Gary O'Neil takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

31:07
 

Scott McDonald challenges Seyi Olofinjana unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Naylor crosses the ball in from the free kick. The offside flag is raised against Craig Bellamy. Jason Steele takes the indirect free kick.

28:09
 

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

24:15
 

The ball is swung over by Joe Bennett, Lee Naylor makes a clearance.

23:00
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Gabor Gyepes misses to the left of the goal.

22:33
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary O'Neil on Lee Naylor. Direct free kick taken by Lee Naylor.

21:59
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke.

20:33
 

Mark Hudson concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott McDonald. Scott McDonald takes the free kick. Joe Bennett crosses the ball, Scott McDonald has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

19:23
 

Scott McDonald fouled by Peter Whittingham, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Bates.

18:14
 

Julio Arca produces a cross.

17:32
 

The ball is delivered by Lee Naylor, Seb Hines makes a clearance.

15:41
 

Chris Burke delivers the ball.

13:44
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

12:38
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Seb Hines gets a block in.

10:59
 

The ball is swung over by Joe Bennett, Peter Whittingham gets a block in. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Bennett by Kevin McNaughton. Free kick crossed by Gary O'Neil, Kevin McNaughton manages to make a clearance.

9:40
 

Centre by Marvin Emnes, save by David Marshall.

7:26
 

Gary O'Neil takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Daniel Drinkwater makes a clearance.

5:46
 

Craig Bellamy fouled by Scott McDonald, the ref awards a free kick. Craig Bellamy crosses the ball in from the free kick.

4:49
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Blocked by Seb Hines. Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Scott McDonald.

4:03
 

Kevin McNaughton delivers the ball, clearance made by Joe Bennett.

2:59
 

Gabor Gyepes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes. Kevin Thomson takes the free kick.

2:59
 

Gabor Gyepes concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Emnes. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Kevin Thomson from right channel, clearance made by Andrew Keogh.

1:11
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Burke, Joe Bennett gets a block in.

:26
 

The ball is crossed by Lee Naylor, blocked by Gary O'Neil.

:13
 

Chris Burke produces a cross, clearance made by Seb Hines.

Kick off
 

The game begins.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

Full time
 

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

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

Full Sky Bet Championship Table