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The match has reached full-time.
Curtis Davies makes a clearance.
Shot by Juan Cala.
Kenwyne Jones fouled by George Boyd, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is sent over by Declan John.
The referee blows for offside against Nikica Jelavic.
Header at goal by Steven Caulker misses left of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mats Daehli by Jake Livermore.
Clearance made by James Chester.
Jo Inge Berget takes a shot. Blocked by James Chester.
George Boyd goes into the referee's book.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by George Boyd.
Mats Daehli crosses the ball.
Free kick taken by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Unfair challenge on Nikica Jelavic by Juan Cala results in a free kick.
Clearance by Jake Livermore.
Craig Noone crosses the ball.
Fabio Da Silva takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
Clearance by Steven Caulker.
Header at goal by Steven Caulker to the left of the net.
Fraizer Campbell goes off and Jo Inge Berget comes on.
Clearance made by Liam Rosenior.
The ball is crossed by Craig Noone.
Clearance made by Maynor Figueroa.
Stephen Quinn comes on in place of Shane Long.
Shot by Craig Noone went wide of the left-hand upright.
Andrew Taylor goes off and Declan John comes on.
Foul by Jake Livermore on Mats Daehli, free kick awarded.
Shot by Nikica Jelavic missed to the left of the target.
Header by Juan Cala goes to the left of the goal.
Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Magnus Wolff Eikrem. Shane Long gets a block in.
James Chester replaces Alex Bruce.
Corner from the taken by Magnus Wolff Eikrem.
Clearance made by Nikica Jelavic.
The ball is swung over by Fabio Da Silva.
Craig Noone is caught offside.
Clearance by Juan Cala.
(Hull) makes a substitution, with George Boyd coming on for Tom Huddlestone.
Nikica Jelavic has an effort at goal. David Marshall makes a block.
Craig Noone takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Curtis Davies gets a block in.
The ball is swung over by Craig Noone.
Clearance by Maynor Figueroa.
Juan Cala manages to make a clearance.
Clearance made by Juan Cala.
Juan Cala fouled by Shane Long, the ref awards a free kick.
The second half begins.
The match has reached half-time.
Fabio Da Silva manages to make a clearance.
Nikica Jelavic takes a shot and cleared the bar.
Liam Rosenior takes a shot. Blocked by Fabio Da Silva.
Short corner taken by Magnus Wolff Eikrem from the right by-line.
The ball is sent over by Fraizer Campbell.
Fabio Da Silva makes a clearance.
(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Mats Daehli coming on for Wilfried Zaha.
Steven Caulker restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Nikica Jelavic on Fabio Da Silva, free kick awarded.
Fraizer Campbell takes a shot. Blocked by Jake Livermore.
Clearance by Alex Bruce.
Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.
Andrew Taylor crosses the ball.
The ball is sent over by Craig Noone.
Tom Huddlestone restarts play with the free kick.
Ahmed Elmohamady fouled by Wilfried Zaha, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance by Wilfried Zaha.
Magnus Wolff Eikrem takes a shot. Tom Huddlestone gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Meyler by Fraizer Campbell.
Kenwyne Jones takes a shot. Curtis Davies gets a block in.
Magnus Wolff Eikrem takes a shot. Blocked by Curtis Davies.
Free kick taken by Magnus Wolff Eikrem.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Meyler on Fabio Da Silva.
Unfair challenge on Liam Rosenior by Craig Noone results in a free kick.
Free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.
Don Cowie fouled by Jake Livermore, the ref awards a free kick.
Magnus Wolff Eikrem restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Meyler on Craig Noone.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Magnus Wolff Eikrem.
Tom Huddlestone scores with their right foot. Cardiff 0-1 Hull.Jake Livermore provided the assist for the goal.
Nikica Jelavic takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Marshall parries the ball but the danger is not over.
Wilfried Zaha takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Allan McGregor parries the ball away.
Clearance by Curtis Davies.
David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.
Magnus Wolff Eikrem takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Magnus Wolff Eikrem by David Meyler results in a free kick.
Shot by Wilfried Zaha. Allan McGregor makes a block.
Steven Caulker manages to make a clearance.
Header at goal by Nikica Jelavic. Fraizer Campbell gets a block in.
The ball is swung over by Shane Long.
Tom Huddlestone delivers the ball.
Allan McGregor restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Craig Noone.
The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.
Ole loving managerial challenge
Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is glad he ignored Steve Bruce's advice to avoid a career in coaching.
The two former Manchester United favourites come face-to-face for the first time on Saturday in a match that both see as a big chance to bank three important points in the Barclays Premier League relegation battle.
The pair never crossed paths at Old Trafford, with Bruce leaving United in 1996, just before Solksjaer arrived.
But when they met subsequently, Bruce light-heartedly attempted to steer the Norwegian away from a life in the dugout.
It was never a tip Solksjaer was likely to take, as he coached the Red Devils reserves and then began his career as a number one with Molde.
He may now be in charge of the Premier League's second-bottom side, but the 40-year-old is still content with his decision.
"I don't really know Brucey that well because he left before I came to United, but we've met a few times," he said.
"We never got to know each other as players but I remember he said to me a few years ago about management 'don't even think about it because it's too stressful'.
"But I enjoy it, I love it. You could have an easy life - it's not like you have to work because you've made your money - but that's not me."
Solskjaer even suspects Bruce is having a good time again, having put a disappointing end to his Sunderland reign behind him by leading Hull back to the top flight.
The Tigers are the best-placed of the three promoted teams heading into the weekend fixtures, with Crystal Palace a point behind them and the Bluebirds a further four adrift.
"I've always looked up to ex-Manchester United players who have done well and the way he has bounced back, having had ups and downs...he seems to be enjoying it," said the Cardiff boss.
"I'm not surprised how well they've done. But if we win we'll only have two points to make up on them.
"If you look at the situation they're in and we're in, there's not too much between us, which you'd expect for teams coming up from the Championship."
Manager Steve Bruce believes Hull's season could hit new highs in the next three days, but is praying injuries do not ruin the fun.
The Tigers can give their survival hopes a major shot in the arm on Saturday before a quick turnaround sees them host Brighton in Monday night's FA Cup fifth-round replay.
Bruce is ill at ease with the idea of playing twice in little more than 48 hours but accepts that two victories would leave his side with plenty to look forward to.
Barclays Premier League safety is the priority, and would move one step closer to reality with success in South Wales, while a home quarter-final draw against Sunderland awaits the winners of the cup clash.
"Can we get to 30 points and be in a cup quarter-final by Monday? It's all to play for and it would be a terrific boost for us all," he said.
"It's a big game every week for us, from the day we started at Chelsea to our first home game. They're all big games and Cardiff is another one.
"We could open up a huge margin over them, (effectively) nine points if you count the goal difference, then there's the chance to play for a home quarter-final.
"We're not exactly steeped in history and tradition of going to FA Cup finals or semi-finals, so it would be terrific for everyone concerned.
"Why can't we mount a challenge on two fronts?"
Despite his enthusiasm, Bruce concedes that the prospect of injuries remains an issue, particularly with so little recovery time between outings.
The Brighton clash cannot be played on Tuesday or Wednesday due to UEFA guidelines on Champions League weeks, meaning both sides will be crossing their fingers for a clean bill of health as well as a positive result.
"It's not easy playing Saturday, Monday; I think that's ridiculous," said Bruce.
"It baffles me. Footballers could play every day but they can't play with the same intensity.
"It's like asking an athlete to run a race and then do it again the next day in the same time. It won't happen.
"The thing you have to guard against, that we all worry about, is if you play more games you pick up injuries.
"Very rarely does it happen in training, most of them come taking part in games. If you put your first 11 out and lose two or three of them for the run in, you've got problems."
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