• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 02 March 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Dyer 12"

Ameobi 16"

2 - 1
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Nugent 66"

Gunnarsson 66"

Middlesbrough vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

1 Steele
4 Friend
15 Hines
6 McManus
10 Bailey
12 Dyer12"
7 Leadbitter
16 McEachran
8 Ameobi16"
27 McDonald
30 Miller
Substitutes
32 Leutwiler
9 Emnes
11 Ledesma
14 Williams
18 Halliday
23 Main
33 Smallwood

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
3 Taylor
12 Connolly
6 Turner
2 McNaughton
14 Smith
17 Gunnarsson
7 Whittingham
11 Conway
39 Bellamy
27 Campbell
Substitutes
32 Lewis
8 Cowie
13 Kim
16 Noone
20 Mason
22 Helguson
31 Nugent66"

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W L D D W D L W

Cardiff City

D W W D D D W W
Head to Head
Cardiff
1-0
Middlesbrough 17-Nov-2012
Middlesbrough
0-2
Cardiff 07-Apr-2012
Cardiff
2-3
Middlesbrough 17-Dec-2011
Cardiff
0-3
Middlesbrough 02-May-2011
Middlesbrough
1-0
Cardiff 11-Dec-2010
Cardiff
1-0
Middlesbrough 06-Mar-2010


Live Text Commentary
94:16 +4.16
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Conway, save by Jason Steele.

93:50 +3.5
 

The official flags Marvin Emnes offside. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

93:09 +3.09
 

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham, Stephen McManus makes a clearance.

92:54 +2.54
 

Scott McDonald is cautioned.

92:34 +2.34
 

Scott McDonald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.

90:47 +0.47
 

Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham.

89:23
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Scott McDonald. David Marshall receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. David Marshall takes the free kick.

87:53
 

Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma, clearance by Peter Whittingham.

86:04
Substitution
 

Peter Whittingham takes the inswinging corner, Close range headed effort by Fraizer Campbell misses to the right of the target. Curtis Main on for Ishmael Miller.

82:40
 

Centre by Craig Conway, Ben Nugent takes a shot. Save made by Jason Steele.

80:10
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Heidar Helguson on Nicky Bailey. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

79:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emmanuel Ledesma on Andrew Taylor. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.

76:37
 

Unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Craig Conway results in a free kick. Nicky Bailey takes the free kick.

76:02
 

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, clearance made by Seb Hines.

72:51
Substitution
 

Ishmael Miller produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal. Sammy Ameobi leaves the field to be replaced by Emmanuel Ledesma. Craig Noone joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Bellamy. Marvin Emnes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kieron Dyer.

71:39
 

Ben Turner concedes a free kick for a foul on Ishmael Miller. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Grant Leadbitter from right wing, Matthew Connolly manages to make a clearance.

69:18
 

Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot from 25 yards. Stephen McManus gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Craig Bellamy.

66:32
Goal
 

The ball is sent over by Fraizer Campbell, Nicky Bailey gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy, Aron Gunnarsson finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Middlesbrough 2-1 Cardiff.Craig Bellamy provided the assist for the goal.

63:07
 

Peter Whittingham produces a drilled left-footed shot from 25 yards. Comfortable save by Jason Steele.

61:10
 

The ball is crossed by Andrew Taylor, clearance by Scott McDonald.

58:55
 

Scott McDonald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

56:32
Substitution
 

Foul by Ben Nugent on Kieron Dyer, free kick awarded. Ben Nugent receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Heidar Helguson is brought on as a substitute for Tommy Smith. Direct free kick taken by Grant Leadbitter.

55:54
 

Kieron Dyer has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

55:07
 

Inswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter, Matthew Connolly manages to make a clearance.

54:51
 

Short corner taken by Kieron Dyer.

53:58
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Josh McEachran by Aron Gunnarsson. Aron Gunnarsson is booked. Seb Hines takes the free kick.

52:34
 

Effort on goal by Fraizer Campbell from just inside the area clears the bar.

51:08
 

Andrew Taylor delivers the ball, blocked by Nicky Bailey. Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Bellamy, clearance made by Ishmael Miller.

50:23
 

Peter Whittingham crosses the ball, Stephen McManus makes a clearance.

50:01
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Grant Leadbitter. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

47:18 +2.18
 

Craig Bellamy decides to take a short corner.

47:00 +2
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jason Steele by Ben Turner. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

48:33
 

Shot from just outside the box by Aron Gunnarsson misses to the right of the target.

46:40 +1.4
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, save by Jason Steele.

47:30
 

Ishmael Miller has an effort at goal from 18 yards. David Marshall makes a save.

45:01
Substitution
 

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Ben Nugent coming on for Kevin McNaughton.

44:50
 

The ball is crossed by Sammy Ameobi, Matthew Connolly makes a clearance.

43:51
 

Shot by Scott McDonald. David Marshall makes a save. Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter, comfortable save by David Marshall.

43:08
 

Josh McEachran gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tommy Smith. Tommy Smith takes the direct free kick.

42:05
 

Scott McDonald has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.

41:21
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Craig Bellamy.

41:12
 

The ball is sent over by Peter Whittingham, Sammy Ameobi manages to make a clearance.

38:54
 

Unfair challenge on Matthew Connolly by Ishmael Miller results in a free kick. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.

38:37
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jason Steele.

38:26
 

A cross is delivered by Andrew Taylor.

37:54
 

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball, clearance made by Seb Hines.

36:25
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Grant Leadbitter.

36:05
 

Corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter.

34:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh McEachran on Aron Gunnarsson. The referee cautions Josh McEachran for unsporting behaviour. Kevin McNaughton takes the direct free kick.

34:01
 

The official flags Ishmael Miller offside. David Marshall takes the free kick.

32:39
 

Effort on goal by Tommy Smith from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

32:08
 

Shot from 18 yards from Peter Whittingham. Jason Steele makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Grant Leadbitter makes a clearance.

31:34
 

Corner taken by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, save by Jason Steele.

30:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Nicky Bailey. Andrew Taylor takes the direct free kick.

28:31
 

Kieron Dyer has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Save made by David Marshall.

23:23
 

Unfair challenge on Ishmael Miller by Kevin McNaughton results in a free kick. Strike comes in from Grant Leadbitter from the free kick.

22:26
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Ishmael Miller. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

21:19
 

Peter Whittingham delivers the ball.

19:19
 

Tommy Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Josh McEachran. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

16:37
Goal
 

Sammy Ameobi gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-0 Cardiff.Scott McDonald provided the assist for the goal.

14:24
 

The ball is crossed by Tommy Smith, clearance made by Seb Hines. Ben Turner produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

12:34
Goal
 

Centre by Ishmael Miller, Goal scored by Kieron Dyer from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-0 Cardiff.Ishmael Miller provided the assist for the goal.

11:07
 

Centre by Sammy Ameobi.

9:31
 

Andrew Taylor has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

8:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Grant Leadbitter. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

6:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott McDonald by Peter Whittingham. Grant Leadbitter takes the free kick.

3:37
 

Unfair challenge on Kieron Dyer by Kevin McNaughton results in a free kick. The ball is sent over by Grant Leadbitter, Header from close range by Sammy Ameobi clears the bar.

2:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott McDonald on Ben Turner. David Marshall takes the free kick.

:27
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Brighton 5 4 13
2 Hull 5 4 10
3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
5 Cardiff 5 3 9
6 Middlesbrough 5 4 8
7 Birmingham 4 3 8
8 Charlton 5 2 8
9 Burnley 5 0 8
10 Leeds 5 1 7

Full Sky Bet Championship Table