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  • Date:07 May 2011
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Turf Moor
  • Attendance:14,197
  • Rodriguez (12)
  • Bellamy (89)
Goal!

Live Commentary

96mins

Chris Iwelumo is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

95mins

Wade Elliott produces a cross, Close range headed effort by Jack Cork clears the crossbar.

95mins

Jay Bothroyd is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Chris McCann takes the indirect free kick.

92mins

Craig Bellamy challenges Daniel Fox unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daniel Fox restarts play with the free kick.

90mins

The offside flag is raised against Jay Rodriguez. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater. Craig Bellamy gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Burnley 1-1 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Stephen McPhail.

88mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Bellamy. David Edgar takes the free kick. Graham Alexander on for Chris Eagles.

87mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tyrone Mears on Darcy Blake. Tyrone Mears goes into the referee's book. Shot on goal comes in from Jason Koumas from the free kick, David Edgar manages to make a clearance.

85mins

Paul Quinn takes a shot. Save made by Brian Jensen.

83mins

Jay Bothroyd decides to take a short corner. The ball is delivered by Jay Bothroyd, Dekel Keinan has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

82mins

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas takes a shot. Blocked by Chris McCann.

82mins

Foul by Brian Easton on Peter Whittingham, free kick awarded. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

81mins

Inswinging corner taken by Daniel Fox from the right by-line, Peter Whittingham manages to make a clearance.

79mins

A cross is delivered by Chris Eagles.

78mins

Peter Whittingham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Eagles. Tyrone Mears takes the free kick. Peter Whittingham is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

77mins

Jay Bothroyd takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

73mins

Chris Iwelumo replaces Ross Wallace.

72mins

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Stephen McPhail coming on for Seyi Olofinjana.

69mins

Short corner taken by Chris Eagles from the left by-line.

68mins

Seyi Olofinjana concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian Jensen. Direct free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

67mins

David Edgar receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

67mins

David Edgar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Bellamy. Free kick taken by Jason Koumas.

65mins

A cross is delivered by Jay Bothroyd.

65mins

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball.

63mins

Daniel Fox takes a shot. Jay Bothroyd gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Daniel Fox.

62mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Fox from the right by-line.

62mins

Chris Eagles takes a shot. Blocked by Dekel Keinan.

59mins

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham, Header from close in by Paul Quinn misses to the right of the goal.

59mins

Paul Quinn crosses the ball, Chris Eagles gets a block in.

58mins

A cross is delivered by Wade Elliott.

57mins

Peter Whittingham crosses the ball, save by Brian Jensen.

56mins

Chris Burke goes off and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas comes on.

53mins

A cross is delivered by Wade Elliott.

51mins

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Effort on goal by Chris Burke from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

49mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris McCann on Peter Whittingham. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Jay Bothroyd, save by Brian Jensen.

47mins

Unfair challenge on Paul Quinn by Chris Eagles results in a free kick. Peter Whittingham takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Brian Easton is brought on as a substitute for Andre Bikey.

45mins

Shot by Craig Bellamy from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

42mins

Tyrone Mears delivers the ball, Darcy Blake gets a block in.

41mins

Ross Wallace is ruled offside. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.

38mins

The ball is swung over by Jay Bothroyd, blocked by Andre Bikey.

38mins

Foul by Daniel Fox on Peter Whittingham, free kick awarded. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

38mins

Daniel Fox produces a cross, Peter Whittingham makes a clearance.

38mins

Wade Elliott crosses the ball.

35mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke by Ross Wallace. The ball is crossed by Peter Whittingham, Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Save by Brian Jensen.

35mins

Chris Burke crosses the ball, Brian Jensen makes a save.

32mins

The ball is sent over by Chris Burke.

31mins

Unfair challenge on Chris McCann by Seyi Olofinjana results in a free kick. David Edgar takes the free kick.

30mins

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Darcy Blake coming on for Mark Hudson.

29mins

Jason Koumas takes a shot. Brian Jensen makes a save.

28mins

A cross is delivered by Craig Bellamy, David Edgar makes a clearance.

25mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Daniel Fox, Jay Rodriguez has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

24mins

Craig Bellamy crosses the ball, blocked by David Edgar.

21mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Seyi Olofinjana on Jack Cork. The ball is delivered by Andre Bikey, Jay Rodriguez has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

21mins

The referee blows for offside. Kevin McNaughton restarts play with the free kick.

20mins

Jay Bothroyd concedes a free kick for a foul on Andre Bikey. Direct free kick taken by Andre Bikey.

19mins

The official flags Tyrone Mears offside. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

17mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris McCann by Seyi Olofinjana. Cross/shot by Daniel Fox, Dekel Keinan gets a block in.

16mins

Outswinging corner taken by Chris Burke, Shot from deep inside the area by Jay Bothroyd goes over the bar.

15mins

Craig Bellamy delivers the ball, David Edgar manages to make a clearance.

14mins

Ross Wallace takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.

13mins

Jay Rodriguez finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 1-0 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Jack Cork.

12mins

Jason Koumas takes a shot. Save made by Brian Jensen.

11mins

The referee blows for offside. Brian Jensen restarts play with the free kick.

11mins

Wade Elliott challenges Kevin McNaughton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Peter Whittingham.

8mins

Ross Wallace takes a shot. Save by Stephen Bywater.

5mins

The referee penalises Jack Cork for handball. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

3mins

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, Wade Elliott makes a clearance.

Match Preview

Trio out for Clarets Burnley boss Eddie Howe will be without a trio of players when his side play host to Cardiff at Turf Moor. Midfielder Dean Marney sustained a knee injury against Middlesbrough last month and will play no part against the Bluebirds. Striker Martin Paterson has been out since February after suffering a recurrence of a thigh strain which has blighted his season. He too will remain sidelined along with fellow frontman Charlie Austin, who is recovering from a dislocated shoulder. Following the Clarets' failure to reach the play-offs, Howe will have no qualms about reshaping his squad during the summer. He said: "I think we need some fresh blood as well, some new players, so we'll hopefully make the right decisions and come back a better team." Cardiff`s influential centre-back Mark Hudson is likely to return to the starting XI. Hudson made a welcome comeback from his knee injury to the club`s matchday 18 against QPR and has now started the last three matches on the bench. But Monday`s woeful 3-0 home defeat to Middlesbrough, a result which shattered Cardiff`s automatic promotion hopes, is set to lead to his reinstatement. On-loan left-back Jlloyd Samuel was poor against Boro and taken off after 31 minutes, meaning he is most likely to make way at Turf Moor with Hudson partnering Dekel Keinan in the heart of defence and Kevin McNaughton switching to the vacant full-back slot opposite Paul Quinn. Manager Dave Jones must also decide whether to reshuffle his midfield and attacking areas after the defeat as the Bluebirds look to consolidate third place under the threat of local rivals Swansea. Fit-again striker Michael Chopra and midfielders Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Darcy Blake and Jason Koumas are all options.

Formation:4411Manager: Eddie Howe

Burnley

Formation: 442Manager: Dave Jones

Cardiff

  • Brian Jensen
  • Tyrone Mears
  • David Edgar
  • Andre Bikey
  • Daniel Fox
  • Wade Elliott
  • Chris McCann
  • Jack Cork
  • Ross Wallace
  • Chris Eagles
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • SUBS
  • Lee Grant
  • Graham Alexander
  • Clarke Carlisle
  • Chris Iwelumo
  • Steven Thompson
  • Brian Easton
  • Dominic Knowles

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Match Report

Fourth-placed finish for Bluebirds Craig Bellamy's last-minute equaliser rescued a point for Cardiff in a 1-1 draw at Burnley but they still surrendered third place to bitter rivals Swansea and finished fourth in a disappointing end to the campaign. Jay Rodriguez's 15th goal of the season put Burnley ahead but Bellamy struck at the end to ensure the Bluebirds finished level on points with the Swans. Yet Swansea thrashed relegated Sheffield United at the Liberty Stadium and their superior goal difference meant Dave Jones' men - beaten in last season's Championship play-off final - now face in-form Reading over two legs in the play-off semi-finals. Rodriguez's strike marked another feather in his cap after he was this week included in the provisional England squad for the European Under-21 Championship finals in June. The Burnley-born frontman has been named by England coach Stuart Pearce in an initial 40-man party for the tournament in Denmark. Rodriguez's inclusion follows an initial call-up in February when he won his first international cap as a substitute in a friendly defeat in Italy. The 21-year-old has enjoyed a fine season and he proved pivotal again against the Bluebirds as Burnley made all the early running. They could have led inside the eighth minute when winger Ross Wallace engineered the space to hit a left-foot shot which Cardiff goalkeeper Stephen Bywater tipped round a post. Four minutes later, Cardiff threatened briefly when midfielder Jason Koumas hit a left-footed shot from 12 yards which drew a comfortable save from Burnley stopper Brian Jensen. The pendulum swung back in Burnley's favour moments later as they opened the scoring in the 13th minute. Cameroon international defender Andre Bikey produced a superb pass into Rodriguez's path down the right channel. The striker did the rest with a fine right-footed strike into the bottom left-hand corner from 18 yards. Rodriguez could have doubled his tally in the 21st minute but saw another fierce shot from distance flash narrowly wide. In the 29th minute, Koumas had a shot blocked by Jensen and Cardiff then lost Mark Hudson to injury and he was replaced by Darcy Blake. Cardiff began to build some momentum as the interval approached and in the 35th minute Jay Bothroyd had a shot from 12 yards caught by Jensen. Bellamy then fired over from 25 yards and Burnley lost Bikey to injury at half-time and he was replaced by Brian Easton. Shortly after the restart, Bothroyd curled a free-kick from 25 yards which Jensen did well to tip over the crossbar. In the 51st minute, Cardiff midfielder Chris Burke fired over the crossbar from Peter Whittingham's right-wing corner. In the 56th minute, Burke was replaced by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas as Jones tried to pep up his attack. Shortly before the hour, Whittingham's inswinging corner was greeted by Paul Quinn's header but he missed the target from six yards out. Burnley winger Chris Eagles then went close with a shot that Dekel Keinan blocked and then Bothroyd fired over from 25 yards before Keinan headed over. In the last minute, Stephen McPhail found Bellamy and he fired a low left-footed shot into the net from 18 yards.

Form Guide

    LWWWDL
  • Burnley
  • VS
  • Cardiff
  • WWWDWL

Last Meetings

  • Cardiff
  • 1 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 15/02/2011
  • Cardiff
  • 3 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 13/04/2009
  • Burnley
  • 2 - 2
  • Cardiff
  • 09/12/2008
  • Burnley
  • 3 - 3
  • Cardiff
  • 26/04/2008
  • Cardiff
  • 2 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 06/10/2007
  • Burnley
  • 2 - 0
  • Cardiff
  • 09/04/2007

Top Scorers

Burnley

  • J Rodriguez 13
  • C Iwelumo 11
  • C Eagles 7
  • R Wallace 3
  • D Marney 3
  • JF Cork 3
  • S Thompson 2
  • W Elliott 2
  • AS Bikey 2
  • M Paterson 2
  • M Duff 1
  • C Carlisle 1
  • C McCann 1
  • T Mears 1
  • B Easton 1
  • N Delfouneso 1

Cardiff

  • J Bothroyd 17
  • C Bellamy 10
  • M Chopra 9
  • P Whittingham 8
  • S Olofinjana 6
  • C Burke 5
  • L Naylor 2
  • J Koumas 2
  • D Keinan 2
  • G Rae 1
  • G Gyepes 1
  • J Parkin 1
  • P Quinn 1

Goals

Burnley

    • Total goals 124
    • Goals per game 64
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 13 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Cardiff

    • Total goals 135
    • Goals per game 75
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 10 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 14 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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