• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 28 December 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium
Watford

Watford

Graham 23"

Graham 83" (P)

Sordell 56"

Eustace 63"

4 - 1
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Whittingham 15"

Watford vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Loach
12 Doyley
5 Taylor
6 Mariappa
3 Taylor
7 Cowie
11 Buckley
18 Mutch
4 Eustace63"
10 Graham23"83"
20 Sordell56"
Substitutes
13 Gilmartin
8 Walker
14 Jenkins
17 Bennett
24 Whichelow
27 Massey
29 Thompson

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
23 Blake
3 Naylor
7 Whittingham15"
10 McPhail
11 Burke
20 Olofinjana
8 Chopra
17 Keogh
Substitutes
22 Heaton
4 Rae
6 Gyepes
14 Quinn
19 Koumas
27 Matthews
28 Wildig

Possession Stats

41%
59%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

L D W W W W W D

Cardiff City

W D L W L D W W
Head to Head
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
Cardiff
1-2
Watford 19-Sep-2007


Live Text Commentary
95:02 +5.02
 

Adam Matthews sends in a cross, clearance made by Lloyd Doyley.

94:41 +4.41
 

Gavin Massey takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson.

91:39 +1.39
Substitution
 

Gavin Massey on for Danny Graham. Ross Jenkins is brought on as a substitute for Will Buckley. Josh Walker comes on in place of Jordon Mutch.

90:12 +0.12
 

Kevin McNaughton produces a right-footed shot from long range that goes harmlessly over the bar.

88:36
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Andrew Keogh. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

86:38
 

The ball is delivered by Will Buckley, clearance made by Mark Hudson.

83:15
Goal
 

Penalty scored by Danny Graham. Watford 4-1 Cardiff.Foul by Mark Hudson on Will Buckley, Penalty awarded. The assist for the goal came from Will Buckley.

81:09
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

76:56
 

Jordon Mutch produces a cross, David Marshall makes a save.

76:07
 

Peter Whittingham takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Marvin Sordell.

75:45
Substitution
 

Jason Koumas is brought on as a substitute for Stephen McPhail.

75:19
 

Michael Chopra takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach.

72:05
Substitution
 

Chris Burke leaves the field to be replaced by Gavin Rae.

68:12
 

Lloyd Doyley fouled by Andrew Keogh, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lloyd Doyley.

65:29
 

Foul by Lloyd Doyley on Kevin McNaughton, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.

63:08
Goal
 

John Eustace grabs a headed goal from close range. Watford 3-1 Cardiff.Corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line to the near post, assist by Don Cowie.

62:39
 

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson.

59:45
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jordon Mutch, clearance made by Mark Hudson.

59:04
 

Chris Burke sends in a cross, clearance by Martin Taylor.

58:17
 

Will Buckley produces a cross, clearance made by Darcy Blake.

56:53
Goal
 

Marvin Sordell grabs a goal from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 2-1 Cardiff.

55:48
 

A cross is delivered by Peter Whittingham, John Eustace makes a clearance.

54:12
 

Don Cowie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke. Stephen McPhail restarts play with the free kick.

53:48
 

The ball is swung over by Andrew Taylor, save made by David Marshall.

52:00
 

Jordon Mutch has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

51:37
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Burke.

50:52
 

A cross is delivered by Don Cowie, clearance by Adam Matthews.

50:52
 

A cross is delivered by Don Cowie, clearance by Kevin McNaughton.

49:16
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Chris Burke goes wide right of the target.

49:01
 

Andrew Keogh crosses the ball, clearance by Don Cowie.

48:30
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Burke on Lloyd Doyley. Andrew Taylor takes the free kick.

47:24
 

The ball is crossed by Will Buckley.

46:43
 

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

46:15
 

Kevin McNaughton produces a cross, Andrew Taylor manages to make a clearance.

45:43 +0.43
 

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.

44:12
 

Danny Graham produces a cross.

42:56
 

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

42:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Will Buckley by Peter Whittingham. Don Cowie takes the direct free kick.

39:15
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line to the near post, Adrian Mariappa produces a left-footed shot from close in that clears the bar.

37:17
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Andrew Keogh. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

35:43
 

Unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham by Jordon Mutch results in a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Peter Whittingham, blocked by Martin Taylor.

34:33
Substitution
 

Andrew Taylor booked for unsporting behaviour. Lee Naylor goes off and Adam Matthews comes on. Andrew Taylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.

34:33
Substitution
 

Andrew Taylor goes into the book. Lee Naylor goes off and Adam Matthews comes on. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke by Andrew Taylor. David Marshall takes the free kick.

30:21
Yellow card
 

Lee Naylor receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Lee Naylor on Will Buckley, free kick awarded. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick.

27:06
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marvin Sordell on Seyi Olofinjana. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

26:57
 

A cross is delivered by Don Cowie, clearance made by Seyi Olofinjana.

26:41
 

Jordon Mutch crosses the ball, clearance made by Seyi Olofinjana.

23:40
Goal
 

Danny Graham finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top left corner of the goal. Watford 1-1 Cardiff.Will Buckley provided the assist for the goal.

22:54
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Michael Chopra. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

22:08
 

Lloyd Doyley crosses the ball.

21:06
 

Will Buckley sends in a cross.

19:07
 

Will Buckley is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

18:45
 

Michael Chopra takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

17:48
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marvin Sordell. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

16:37
 

The ball is delivered by Andrew Keogh, save by Scott Loach.

15:10
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Peter Whittingham from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 0-1 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Chris Burke.

12:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Naylor on Will Buckley. Don Cowie delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance by Kevin McNaughton.

11:26
 

Lloyd Doyley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Chopra. Lee Naylor takes the direct free kick.

10:08
 

Will Buckley produces a cross, clearance made by Darcy Blake.

8:06
 

Michael Chopra is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

7:16
 

Lee Naylor fouled by Marvin Sordell, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

5:46
Goal
 

Penalty awarded for a foul by Lee Naylor on Will Buckley. Placed penalty taken by Danny Graham saved by David Marshall. Watford 0-0 Cardiff.

5:26
 

The ball is delivered by Will Buckley, clearance by Seyi Olofinjana.

5:03
 

Jordon Mutch decides to take the corner short, Will Buckley crosses the ball, save by David Marshall.

4:47
 

The ball is swung over by Marvin Sordell, Mark Hudson gets a block in.

3:26
 

Danny Graham delivers the ball, Jordon Mutch produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

2:27
 

Shot by Jordon Mutch from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

1:37
 

Centre by Chris Burke, clearance made by John Eustace.

:23
 

Will Buckley takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.

Kick off
 

The match gets underway.

Half time
 

The referee blows for half time.

Full time
 

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

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