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  • Date:28 Aug 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Crowne Ground
  • Attendance:1,617
  • Maynard (60) Gestede (61)
Goal!

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92:52 +2.52

Corner taken by Craig Conway from the left by-line.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

The match has reached half-time.

The game restarts for the second half.

92:52

The referee gets the match started.

91:23 +1.23

Joe Mason is ruled offside.

89:44

The ball is delivered by Craig Noone.

87:59

Free kick crossed by Craig Conway.

85:51

Free kick taken by Marcus Bettinelli.

85:35

Craig Noone has an effort at goal. A parry by Marcus Bettinelli prevents the goal.

84:34

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Luke Joyce. Blocked by Craig Noone.

84:07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Don Cowie on Will Hatfield.

83:25

Craig Conway takes a shot. Marcus Bettinelli safely holds on.

81:52

Centre by Luke Clark.

80:49

Will Hatfield crosses the ball in from the free kick.

80:24

Foul by Craig Conway on Marcus Carver, free kick awarded.

79:42

Corner taken by Craig Noone.

77:18

Clearance made by Mark Hudson.

74:27

Free kick taken by Don Cowie.

74:06

Nicky Maynard leaves the field to be replaced by Joe Mason.

73:50

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Michael Richardson.

71:54

Free kick taken by Declan John.

71:30

Kal Naismith goes off and Marcus Carver comes on.

71:22

Connor Mahoney on for Piero Mingoia.

70:54

The referee books Luke Clark for unsporting behaviour.

70:47

Luke Clark concedes a free kick for a foul on Declan John.

68:09

Craig Noone has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

66:48

Kevin McNaughton makes a clearance.

65:53

Don Cowie restarts play with the free kick.

65:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Joyce on Jordon Mutch.

65:21

Centre by Luke Clark.

64:04

Shot from the free kick by Luke Clark went wide of the right-hand post.

63:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Richardson by Jordon Mutch.

62:34

The offside flag is raised against Rudy Gestede.

61:40

Rudy Gestede scores with a right foot finish. Accrington Stanley 0-2 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Jordon Mutch.

60:15

Nicky Maynard scores with a right foot finish. Accrington Stanley 0-1 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Tommy Smith.

59:47

The ball is swung over by John Brayford.

58:56

Header at goal by Jordon Mutch to the left of the net.

58:38

Corner from the right by-line taken by Craig Noone.

58:12

The ball is crossed by Tommy Smith.

56:54

Declan John takes the free kick.

56:46

Unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Luke Clark results in a free kick.

54:41

Peter Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

53:42

Foul by Craig Noone on Peter Murphy, free kick awarded.

53:06

Tommy Smith takes a shot. Blocked by Rob Atkinson.

52:23

Luke Clark produces a cross.

50:16

Shot by Jordon Mutch cleared the net.

49:25

Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.

48:10

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Kal Naismith.

48:01 +3.01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Peter Murphy.

46:27

Jordon Mutch manages to make a clearance.

46:01

Shot by Michael Richardson. Blocked by Kevin McNaughton.

44:29

Andreas Cornelius goes off and Rudy Gestede comes on.

41:56

Joe Lewis takes the free kick.

41:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Kal Naismith.

39:29

Declan John takes the free kick.

39:12

Booking for Michael Liddle for unsporting behaviour.

38:42

Corner taken by Luke Joyce from the left by-line.

38:20

Luke Joyce restarts play with the free kick.

37:53

Foul by Mark Hudson on Kal Naismith, free kick awarded.

34:54

Corner taken by Luke Joyce from the left by-line.

33:19

Kevin McNaughton takes the free kick.

31:43

The ball is delivered by John Brayford.

27:05

Craig Noone produces a cross.

22:44

Header at goal by Mark Hudson. Marcus Bettinelli parries the ball away.

22:10

Craig Noone takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Richardson.

21:24

Centre by Piero Mingoia.

20:02

Shot by Kal Naismith. Joe Lewis safely holds on.

18:42

Corner taken by Craig Noone from the right by-line.

16:31

The ball is swung over by John Brayford.

10:47

Declan John takes the free kick.

10:37

Piero Mingoia challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick.

9:54

Craig Noone sends in a cross.

6:24

Don Cowie crosses the ball in from the free kick.

4:30

Don Cowie restarts play with the free kick.

4:20

Peter Murphy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tommy Smith.

3:40

Corner from the right by-line taken by Don Cowie.

2:05

The ball is crossed by John Brayford.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

The referee gets the match started.

The match has reached half-time.

The game restarts for the second half.

Match Preview

Mackay chases one more Cardiff boss Malky Mackay has targeted one more quality signing before the transfer window closes next Monday. The Bluebirds play Sky Bet League Two side Accrington in the Capital One Cup second round on Wednesday and are expected to rest several players following their 3-2 Barclays Premier League win over Manchester City. Summer signing Andreas Cornelius could start the cup match and, while the next fixture is on his mind, Mackay said he was still working hard to recruit another player. "We're trying hard and we're going to make sure we do everything we can right up to Monday," Mackay told BBC Sport. "We would like to at least get one more in, but it's not easy because they have to be players that bring more quality, rather than the quantity of bringing three or four people in in the last week and just filling up a squad. "I've got good players here, I've got very good players here, whoever comes in has to add to that. "That being the case, we are still trying. We are under competition from other (clubs) because that's what good players bring. "But we're trying hard and we're going to make sure we do everything we can right up to Monday." Mackay believes the win against Manchester City so early in the season will give his side the confidence they need to do well. "The atmosphere in the city was incredible," Mackay said. "The result and the way the players showed they are capable of consistency, that's what every manger and every player strives for. "It shows them that belief they can play at that level against some of the top players in the world." Accrington defender Nicky Hunt is not expecting an easy ride, but the full-back has aspirations of reaching the quarter-finals. The defender started in the 2004 final with Bolton only to suffer heartbreak in Cardiff at the hands of Steve McClaren's Middlesbrough. Stanley were drawn against the very same opponents earlier this month and produced one of the round's stand-out results as James Beattie clinched his first-ever managerial win thanks to a 2-1 success. The confidence gained by such a victory has yet to transfer to Accrington's league form given they are still winless, but Hunt envisages a cup run on the horizon should they dump out the Premier League Bluebirds on Wednesday. Speaking to Press Association Sport, the 29-year old said: "When you get good results away at Middlesbrough, a top championship team, it always spurs you on to want to do well in the cup. "It gives you an extra bit of belief to get to the next round and even the quarter-final. I think that's a real possibility if we get past Cardiff." Such lofty goals would have been commonplace for Hunt during his stint with Wanderers, for whom he played in Europe and made his Premier League debut against a Manchester United squad including a certain Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks for the first time. And having faced lower-league opposition with a top-flight team before, he anticipates Malky Mackay's team will be thoroughly professional. "Nowadays you have to give every team the respect they deserve," Hunt added. "When I was at Bolton we played teams such as Walsall, Tranmere and we never once went into that game thinking this is going to be an easy ride here, we'll just turn up and win. We always gave them the respect." Hunt and suspended former Manchester United forward Danny Webber will be sidelined, but Ian Dunbavin, in goal for Shrewsbury in 2003 when they famously ousted Wayne Rooney's Everton in the FA Cup, is expected to start.

Formation:4231Manager: James Beattie

Accrington Stanley

Formation: 442Manager: Malky Mackay

Cardiff

  • Marcus Bettinelli
  • Peter Murphy
  • Tom Aldred
  • Rob Atkinson
  • Michael Liddle
  • Luke Joyce
  • Michael Richardson
  • Kal Naismith
  • Will Hatfield
  • Piero Mingoia
  • Luke Clark
  • SUBS
  • Shay McCartan
  • James Gray
  • Marcus Carver
  • Josh Windass
  • Ben Wilson
  • Connor Mahoney
  • James Jenkins

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