• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Mon 26 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 12:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium
Watford

Watford

Buaben 61"

1 - 1
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Mariappa 79" (OG)

Watford vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Loach
2 Hodson
6 Mariappa79"
33 Nosworthy
3 Dickinson
7 Yeates
19 Buaben61"
32 Hogg
18 Kightly
9 Deeney
20 Sordell
Substitutes
30 Bond
4 Eustace
10 Iwelumo
12 Doyley
14 Jenkins

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
25 Turner
3 Taylor
4 Kiss
7 Whittingham
8 Cowie
17 Gunnarsson
9 Miller
20 Mason
Substitutes
22 Heaton
6 Gerrard
11 Conway
15 Gestede
23 Blake

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

L D W W W W W D

Cardiff City

L D W W D D D W
Head to Head
Cardiff
4-2
Watford 22-Jan-2011
Watford
4-1
Cardiff 28-Dec-2010
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


Live Text Commentary
92:21 +2.21
 

Jonathan Hogg crosses the ball, clearance made by Darcy Blake.

91:01 +1.01
 

Mark Yeates produces a cross, clearance made by Darcy Blake.

86:11
 

Carl Dickinson fouled by Craig Conway, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is sent over by Mark Yeates, Michael Kightly takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.

85:21
 

Michael Kightly takes a shot. Darcy Blake gets a block in.

82:57
 

A cross is delivered by Aron Gunnarsson.

81:14
 

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

80:41
 

Foul by Mark Yeates on Darcy Blake, free kick awarded. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick.

79:41
Goal
 

Headed own goal by Adrian Mariappa. Watford 1-1 Cardiff.Aron Gunnarsson provided the assist for the goal.

77:03
Yellow card
 

Andrew Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Sordell. Andrew Taylor receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Shot comes in from Mark Yeates from the free kick, blocked by Kenny Miller.

75:35
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates from the right by-line to the near post, Rudy Gestede manages to make a clearance.

75:24
 

The ball is crossed by Michael Kightly, Andrew Taylor makes a clearance.

74:37
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Rudy Gestede. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

73:07
Substitution
 

Craig Conway comes on in place of Joe Mason.

72:14
 

Mark Yeates takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Rudy Gestede.

72:04
 

The ball is delivered by Michael Kightly, clearance by Mark Hudson.

69:10
 

Nyron Nosworthy fouled by Joe Mason, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

67:26
 

Marvin Sordell challenges Ben Turner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

66:15
 

Centre by Troy Deeney, clearance made by Don Cowie.

63:39
 

Troy Deeney fouled by Ben Turner, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Yeates from right channel, Andrew Taylor makes a clearance.

61:54
Goal
 

Goal scored by Prince Buaben from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Watford 1-0 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Marvin Sordell.

60:45
 

Mark Yeates takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson. Short corner taken by Mark Yeates from the right by-line.

57:58
Substitution
 

Rudy Gestede replaces Filip Kiss.

55:19
 

Shot from just outside the area by Filip Kiss goes over the bar.

55:05
 

Jonathan Hogg concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Hudson. Free kick taken by Mark Hudson.

53:37
 

David Marshall fouled by Marvin Sordell, the ref awards a free kick. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

52:58
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Mark Yeates.

51:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Hogg on Aron Gunnarsson. Peter Whittingham produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

50:44
 

The ball is swung over by Michael Kightly, Troy Deeney has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

49:39
 

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Taylor.

49:35
 

Centre by Mark Yeates.

49:14
 

Short corner taken by Mark Yeates from the left by-line.

48:06
 

Outswinging corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line played to the near post, save by Scott Loach.

47:59
 

Aron Gunnarsson sends in a cross, clearance by Lee Hodson.

47:09
 

Corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie from the left by-line, clearance made by Carl Dickinson.

46:01 +1.01
 

Carl Dickinson crosses the ball, clearance by Andrew Taylor.

46:56
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

46:30
 

Don Cowie takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Carl Dickinson manages to make a clearance.

45:34 +0.34
 

Corner taken by Mark Yeates.

45:34
 

Foul by Mark Yeates on Darcy Blake, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Peter Whittingham from left channel, Jonathan Hogg makes a clearance.

45:12 +0.12
 

Lee Hodson produces a cross, blocked by Joe Mason.

44:36
 

Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Save made by Scott Loach.

43:40
Yellow card
 

Nyron Nosworthy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kenny Miller. Darcy Blake takes the direct free kick. Booking for Nyron Nosworthy.

42:06
 

The ball is sent over by Aron Gunnarsson, clearance by Troy Deeney.

38:06
 

Michael Kightly has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

37:01
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Don Cowie, Marvin Sordell manages to make a clearance.

35:19
 

Outswinging corner taken by Mark Yeates.

33:57
 

Handball decision goes against Ben Turner. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Mark Yeates from right by-line.

32:50
 

A cross is delivered by Mark Yeates.

32:36
 

Mark Yeates takes a shot. Ben Turner gets a block in.

30:12
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Joe Mason. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

29:37
 

Foul by Lee Hodson on Filip Kiss, free kick awarded. Andrew Taylor takes the free kick.

28:27
 

Marvin Sordell is ruled offside. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

27:00
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot from a just insdie the penalty box and strikes the post.

26:50
 

Andrew Taylor crosses the ball, clearance made by Carl Dickinson.

25:43
 

Mark Yeates crosses the ball, Troy Deeney takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

22:46
 

Mark Yeates takes a shot. Fantastic save by David Marshall. Mark Yeates takes the inswinging corner, Header from just outside the area by Marvin Sordell goes over the crossbar.

22:12
 

Corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Michael Kightly.

21:16
 

Aron Gunnarsson fouled by Jonathan Hogg, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Whittingham shoots direct from the free kick.

19:07
 

Peter Whittingham fouled by Troy Deeney, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Turner takes the free kick.

17:37
Substitution
 

Darcy Blake comes on in place of Kevin McNaughton.

16:34
 

Don Cowie takes a shot. Blocked by Carl Dickinson. Corner taken by Peter Whittingham, clearance by Carl Dickinson.

15:02
 

The ball is delivered by Kevin McNaughton, blocked by Carl Dickinson.

13:24
 

Andrew Taylor produces a cross, Headed effort on goal by Don Cowie from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

12:49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Marvin Sordell. Mark Hudson takes the direct free kick.

12:03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Marvin Sordell. Free kick taken by Adrian Mariappa.

10:38
 

Corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie from the left by-line, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance. Peter Whittingham takes a corner.

10:25
 

Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

6:54
 

Troy Deeney takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall. The assistant referee flags for offside against Marvin Sordell. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

6:04
 

Corner taken right-footed by Filip Kiss, Header from close range by Mark Hudson clears the bar.

5:47
 

The ball is swung over by Filip Kiss, Don Cowie takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach.

4:08
 

Foul by Kevin McNaughton on Carl Dickinson, free kick awarded. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

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