• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: City Ground

Nottingham Forest vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Nottingham Forest

1 Camp
16 Gunter
4 Chambers
33 Lynch
3 Cunningham
12 McCleary
14 Greening
19 Moussi
10 McGugan
20 Tudgay
24 Findley
Substitutes
21 Smith
8 Derbyshire
11 Reid
28 Majewski
40 Bamford

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
23 Blake
25 Turner
5 Hudson
3 Taylor
17 Gunnarsson
8 Cowie
20 Mason
7 Whittingham
9 Miller
15 Gestede
Substitutes
22 Heaton
6 Gerrard
10 Earnshaw
11 Conway
37 McPhail

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Nottingham Forest

W W W L W D W L

Cardiff City

D W L W L W D W
Head to Head
Cardiff
1-0
Nottm Forest 26-Nov-2011
Nottm Forest
2-1
Cardiff 19-Feb-2011
Cardiff
0-2
Nottm Forest 20-Nov-2010
Nottm Forest
0-0
Cardiff 05-Apr-2010
Cardiff
1-1
Nottm Forest 01-Nov-2009
Cardiff
2-0
Nottm Forest 31-Jan-2009

Live Text Commentary
91:46 +1.46
 

Unfair challenge on Andy Reid by Aron Gunnarsson results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Lewis McGugan from left channel, save by David Marshall.

90:41 +0.41
 

Shot from just outside the box by Joel Lynch misses to the left of the goal.

90:05 +0.05
 

Andy Reid takes a inswinging corner.

86:06
 

The referee gives a free kick against Marcus Tudgay for handball. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

85:27
 

The referee penalises Rudy Gestede for handball. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.

82:40
 

Guy Moussi concedes a free kick for a foul on Don Cowie. Direct free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

81:09
Substitution
 

Guy Moussi concedes a free kick for a foul on Rudy Gestede. Craig Conway replaces Joe Mason. Ben Turner restarts play with the free kick.

80:34
 

Corner taken by Andy Reid.

78:30
Substitution
 

Jonathan Greening gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham. Jonathan Greening goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Matt Derbyshire goes off and Patrick Bamford comes on. Jonathan Greening leaves the field to be replaced by Andy Reid. Ben Turner takes the direct free kick.

75:19
 

Foul by Joel Lynch on Rudy Gestede, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Peter Whittingham from right by-line, clearance made by Matt Derbyshire.

74:15
 

The ball is delivered by Andrew Taylor, Rudy Gestede has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

71:51
 

Jonathan Greening takes a shot. Lewis McGugan takes a corner. Blocked by Mark Hudson.

69:52
 

Lewis McGugan takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Mark Hudson.

68:08
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie, save by Lee Camp.

67:58
 

The ball is swung over by Andrew Taylor, Luke Chambers makes a clearance.

66:04
 

Lewis McGugan has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

65:18
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Jonathan Greening. Lewis McGugan restarts play with the free kick.

64:31
 

Matt Derbyshire concedes a free kick for a foul on Darcy Blake. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

61:56
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garath McCleary by Andrew Taylor. Lewis McGugan crosses the ball in from the free kick, Darcy Blake manages to make a clearance.

60:24
Yellow card
 

Mark Hudson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay. Mark Hudson is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Lewis McGugan takes the free kick.

58:12
Goal
 

Kenny Miller finds the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Nottm Forest 0-1 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Peter Whittingham.

56:30
 

Kenny Miller produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

55:47
 

Foul by Guy Moussi on Peter Whittingham, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Peter Whittingham, Jonathan Greening manages to make a clearance.

54:40
 

Andrew Taylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Garath McCleary. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jonathan Greening from right wing, clearance by Darcy Blake.

53:49
 

Unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay by Aron Gunnarsson results in a free kick. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

51:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Lewis McGugan. Greg Cunningham takes the direct free kick.

49:45
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Greening on Peter Whittingham. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

47:51
 

Corner taken by Jonathan Greening from the right by-line to the near post, Andrew Taylor makes a clearance.

47:44
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter, clearance by Ben Turner.

44:39
 

Short corner taken by Don Cowie from the right by-line.

44:20
 

Kenny Miller takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

43:03
 

Jonathan Greening takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Ben Turner.

41:31
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Joel Lynch a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

40:09
 

Darcy Blake gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis McGugan. Lewis McGugan takes the direct free kick.

39:37
 

Jonathan Greening gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kenny Miller. Ben Turner takes the free kick.

37:51
 

Don Cowie crosses the ball, Joel Lynch manages to make a clearance.

35:25
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lewis McGugan.

34:30
 

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

31:09
 

The ball is delivered by Garath McCleary.

29:36
 

Jonathan Greening challenges Aron Gunnarsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. The ball is delivered by Peter Whittingham, Header from close in by Ben Turner misses to the right of the target.

28:39
 

Garath McCleary takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

26:46
 

Garath McCleary has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.

24:53
 

Centre by Chris Gunter, Garath McCleary takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

23:34
 

Marcus Tudgay gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Hudson. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

22:38
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jonathan Greening, Lewis McGugan takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson.

22:31
 

The ball is swung over by Garath McCleary, clearance made by Ben Turner.

19:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Turner on Marcus Tudgay. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.

18:51
 

Foul by Marcus Tudgay on Rudy Gestede, free kick awarded. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

18:14
 

Jonathan Greening takes the outswinging corner, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.

16:48
 

Marcus Tudgay is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

15:24
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jonathan Greening from the left by-line to the near post, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.

14:50
 

Foul by Don Cowie on Garath McCleary, free kick awarded. Jonathan Greening crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Rudy Gestede makes a clearance.

13:24
 

Aron Gunnarsson challenges Greg Cunningham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

12:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis McGugan by Aron Gunnarsson. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.

9:52
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Greening on Rudy Gestede. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

8:34
 

The ball is crossed by Darcy Blake, Guy Moussi makes a clearance.

7:27
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marcus Tudgay. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

6:33
 

The referee gives a free kick against Peter Whittingham for handball. Lewis McGugan has an effort direct from the free kick, clearance made by Don Cowie.

4:48
Substitution
 

Rudy Gestede challenges Chris Gunter unfairly and gives away a free kick. (Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Matt Derbyshire coming on for Robbie Findley. Luke Chambers takes the direct free kick.

:33
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Marshall on Robbie Findley. David Marshall goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jonathan Greening from right wing, Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 39 42 73
2 Watford 39 32 72
3 Middlesbrough 39 29 72
4 Norwich 39 33 70
5 Derby 39 26 67
6 Ipswich 39 16 67
7 Brentford 39 12 66
8 Wolverhampton 39 11 65
9 Nottm Forest 39 8 57
10 Blackburn 39 1 54

Full Sky Bet Championship Table