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  • Date:25 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Reebok Stadium
  • Attendance:12,750
Goal!

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93:44 +3.44

Clearance made by Mark Hudson.

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

92:41 +2.41

Fraizer Campbell receives a yellow card.

91:07 +1.07

Alex Baptiste makes a clearance.

90:24 +0.24

The ball is delivered by Craig Noone.

89:32

Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance.

89:20

Mats Daehli has an effort at goal. Alex Baptiste gets a block in.

89:17

Shot by Bo-Kyung Kim. Parried by Andy Lonergan back into danger.

87:49

Mats Daehli takes a shot. Blocked by Jay Spearing.

86:59

Corner taken by Andre Moritz.

86:38

Jay Spearing takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Turner.

85:09

Chung-Yong Lee fouled by Bo-Kyung Kim, the ref awards a free kick.

84:59

A cross is delivered by Craig Noone.

84:50

Mats Daehli takes a shot. Blocked by Jay Spearing.

84:09

Peter Whittingham has an effort direct from the free kick that misses right.

83:14

Jay Spearing concedes a free kick for a foul on Aron Gunnarsson.

82:58

Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance.

81:24

Andre Moritz takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Peter Whittingham gets a block in.

81:02

Aron Gunnarsson manages to make a clearance.

80:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Hudson on Craig Davies.

79:40

Mats Daehli on for Joe Mason.

79:19

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Davies on Bo-Kyung Kim.

78:48

Clearance by Ben Turner.

78:46

Centre by Craig Davies.

75:31

Header at goal by Chung-Yong Lee misses left of the target.

75:29

Andre Moritz crosses the ball in from the free kick.

74:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Bo-Kyung Kim on Chung-Yong Lee.

74:35

Clearance by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

73:27

A cross is delivered by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

71:59

Mohamed Medo leaves the field to be replaced by Sanmi Odelusi.

71:23

Andre Moritz replaces Chris Eagles.

70:38

The referee shows Kevin Theophile-Catherine a yellow card.

70:14

Unfair challenge on Chung-Yong Lee by Kevin Theophile-Catherine results in a free kick.

69:59

Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance.

68:02

A cross is delivered by Craig Davies.

67:19

Matt Mills manages to make a clearance.

66:25

The ball is swung over by Alex Baptiste.

65:49

The ball is delivered by Bo-Kyung Kim.

62:41

The ball is delivered by Craig Noone.

61:55

Clearance made by Bo-Kyung Kim.

61:33

The ball is sent over by Craig Davies.

61:14

Tim Ream restarts play with the free kick.

61:02

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Danns by Craig Noone.

60:35

Clearance by Ben Turner.

59:19

Free kick taken by Tim Ream.

58:57

Fraizer Campbell challenges Matt Mills unfairly and gives away a free kick.

57:49

Neil Danns takes a shot. David Marshall parries the ball away.

57:42

Alex Baptiste restarts play with the free kick.

57:16

Free kick crossed by Neil Danns.

56:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Mason on Alex Baptiste.

55:20

Header by Fraizer Campbell misses left.

55:13

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line.

54:01

Free kick taken by David Marshall.

53:04

Craig Noone produces a cross.

51:29

Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance.

50:34

Clearance made by Tim Ream.

49:03

Fraizer Campbell slots the ball right footed into the goal. Bolton 0-1 Cardiff.

48:28

Kevin Theophile-Catherine fouled by Craig Davies, the ref awards a free kick.

48:21

Chung-Yong Lee is ruled offside.

48:15

Corner taken short by Tim Ream.

The game restarts for the second half.

46:33 +1.33

Clearance made by Kevin McNaughton.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

46:27 +1.27

Corner from the left by-line taken by Chris Eagles.

46:05 +1.05

The ball is crossed by Chung-Yong Lee.

45:33

Clearance made by Alex Baptiste.

45:31

Zat Knight manages to make a clearance.

45:20 +0.20

Kevin Theophile-Catherine manages to make a clearance.

45:01

Fraizer Campbell on for Andreas Cornelius.

45:01

Craig Noone replaces Magnus Wolff Eikrem.

44:02

The ball is swung over by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

43:55

Aron Gunnarsson takes the free kick.

43:51

Mohamed Medo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aron Gunnarsson.

42:28

Free kick taken by Jay Spearing.

42:24

Peter Whittingham concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Spearing.

42:10

A cross is delivered by Peter Whittingham.

41:39

Clearance made by Matt Mills.

40:17

Unfair challenge on Chung-Yong Lee by Kevin Theophile-Catherine results in a free kick.

40:03

Corner from the left by-line taken by Magnus Wolff Eikrem.

38:47

Clearance by Alex Baptiste.

36:46

Free kick crossed by Magnus Wolff Eikrem.

36:15

Neil Danns goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

36:09

Neil Danns challenges Kevin McNaughton unfairly and gives away a free kick.

34:47

Clearance made by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

32:12

Foul by Magnus Wolff Eikrem on Chung-Yong Lee, free kick awarded.

31:59

Andy Lonergan takes the free kick.

31:21

The ball is crossed by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

29:38

Mohamed Medo manages to make a clearance.

29:31

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham.

28:43

Header by Mark Hudson misses to the right of the target.

28:09

Magnus Wolff Eikrem sends in a cross.

25:09

Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance.

22:59

Mohamed Medo restarts play with the free kick.

22:47

Foul by Joe Mason on Mohamed Medo, free kick awarded.

21:19

Clearance by Mark Hudson.

20:04

Free kick taken by Tim Ream.

19:32

Unfair challenge on Chris Eagles by Aron Gunnarsson results in a free kick.

19:22

Matt Mills makes a clearance.

14:44

Zat Knight manages to make a clearance.

14:39

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham.

14:15

Kevin Theophile-Catherine delivers the ball.

14:02

Ben Turner makes a clearance.

12:39

David Marshall takes the free kick.

12:10

The referee shows Chung-Yong Lee a yellow card.

11:17

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aron Gunnarsson by Chung-Yong Lee.

11:07

Ben Turner makes a clearance.

9:16

Chris Eagles takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

9:13

Corner taken by Neil Danns.

6:34

The ball is swung over by Andreas Cornelius.

6:26

Aron Gunnarsson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Alex Baptiste gets a block in.

6:22

A cross is delivered by Andreas Cornelius.

4:29

Peter Whittingham crosses the ball in from the free kick.

3:57

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tim Ream on Andreas Cornelius.

2:48

Clearance by Ben Turner.

0:59

Clearance made by Mark Hudson.

The referee gets the game started.

Match Preview

Solskjaer backs Norwegians to shine Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident his Norwegian contingent has what it takes to thrive in English football. Solskjaer has already acquired compatriots Magnus Wolff Eikrem and Mats Moller Daehli from Heerenveen and Molde respectively. And striker Jo Inge Berget, 23, will make it a trio of Norwegian signings when he completes his own move from Molde on Friday. The trio all worked with Solskjaer at Molde and all share an agent with the former Manchester United striker. They may not have been the big name signings some Cardiff fans would have hoped for, but Solskjaer has no doubts over the qualities of Eikrem, Daehli and Berget. "We are talking about three full internationals I have brought in for a very cheap price compared to what they give us," he said. "They are long-term value for money. "Of course the haven't played in the Premier League but they are all full internationals and I know them because I have had them before. "I know their personalities." Of Berget, who completed a medical on Thursday, Solskjaer added: "He is a forward, only had four or five months left on his contract so he came on a very good deal for us. "He knows the way I want to play. He is a secondary forward. He is strong, very intelligent and clever and scored against England in the Under-21 European Championships. So he will do well for us." Another man expected to complete a move to Cardiff is Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha. The 21-year-old has made just four appearances for the Red Devils this season, one of which came in the Community Shield win over Wigan. A move to Cardiff would allow the England cap to gain regular first-team action, but Solskjaer insisted, contrary to reports, that the player has not had a medical. "You have to ask Manchester United," said the Bluebirds boss. "He is a Manchester United player. I cannot comment about players who are not Cardiff players. Nothing has been concluded. "I can confirm he has not had a medical for Cardiff. I can say that. I don't know what he has done with other clubs but he has not had a medical with Cardiff." Press Association Sport understands Cardiff are also close to completing a deal for Wigan defender Ivan Ramis as Solskjaer continues to strengthen his squad with the Bluebirds currently bottom of the Premier League. With survival the priority, a trip to Bolton in the FA Cup may be a fixture Cardiff could do without. But Solskjaer, who could hand Eikrem and Daehli full debuts, wants his side to use the fourth-round tie as a means of generating momentum. He said: "Tomorrow is going to be an important game for the club. "It is vital to build momentum and confidence. I hear many people say it is a distraction but for me it is another chance to get to know the lads and for them to implement what we are trying to do. "The FA Cup was the biggest one-game occasion in football. I watched probably all of them. This is one final we really want to get to and this game is massive for us. "But we need fresh legs and energy, especially mental energy, we need to rotate as we have another game on Tuesday and then Saturday." Bolton boss Dougie Freedman has backed Solskjaer to be a success in the Premier League. The two men, separated by just a year in age, first became familiar with each other as strikers in English football's top flight - indeed Freedman was playing for Nottingham Forest when Solskjaer famously reaffirmed his status as Manchester United's 'super sub' by scoring four times in 12 minutes in an 8-1 victory in 1999. And the pair became better acquainted on coaching courses in the next decade when the Norwegian impressed Freedman with both his knowledge of the game and his passion, even then, to extend his career in football. "I did my coaching course with him many years ago and this was the great thing I liked about Ole, he was still playing when he was doing these things," said Freedman. "We were talking in football terms and still playing but looking to the future so it did strike me that one day he would be a manager or a coach, he's good at both." Solskjaer, now 40, was dubbed the 'Baby-faced Assassin' at Old Trafford but, as he prepares for Saturday's clash at the Reebok Stadium, Freedman thinks that behind the youthful exterior the manager has a steely resolve to succeed. "You get the feeling straight away when you meet him," the Scot said. "You get a feeling he's serious, you get a feeling he's humble, you get a feeling he's educated himself in the football world. "That doesn't mean he's going to be successful. Football's not fair, like life, it doesn't mean because he's done it he'll get results but he's given himself the best possible chance to succeed and that's very impressive in my eyes as a young coach. "Being committed to your coaching badges, getting your qualifications, studying the game, looking at players - committed, that's what he is." Forward Andre Moritz will come back into contention for Bolton. Summer signing Moritz missed Reading's 7-1 demolition of the Trotters last weekend with a knee injury but Freedman revealed he trained on Thursday and will come into the reckoning. His return to the squad would be a welcome one given Jermaine Beckford is still absent with a hamstring injury and David Ngog is close to a move to Swansea, which could possibly materalise before this weekend's game.

Formation:4231Manager: Dougie Freedman

Bolton

Formation: 442Manager: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Cardiff

  • Andy Lonergan
  • Alex Baptiste
  • Zat Knight
  • Matt Mills
  • Tim Ream
  • Jay Spearing
  • Mohamed Medo
  • Chung-Yong Lee
  • Neil Danns
  • Chris Eagles
  • Craig Davies
  • SUBS
  • Adam Bogdan
  • Robert Hall
  • Andre Moritz
  • Darren Pratley
  • Joshua Vela
  • Hayden White
  • Sanmi Odelusi

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