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Shot from just outside the box by Tom Soares misses to the left of the target.
The offside flag is raised against Jonathan Walters. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Naylor.
Michael Tonge decides to take a short corner.
The referee shows Jonathan Walters a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Jonathan Walters grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 0-2 Stoke.Jonathan Walters takes a shot. Tom Heaton makes a save.
Corner taken by Michael Tonge from the left by-line to the near post, Darcy Blake makes a clearance.
Shot from 30 yards from Glenn Whelan. Blocked by Mark Hudson.
The ball is delivered by Lee Naylor, save by Thomas Sorensen.
Danny Pugh receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Danny Pugh challenges Adam Matthews unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Hudson.
Adam Matthews sends in a cross, Danny Collins manages to make a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Ricardo Fuller. Free kick taken by Aaron Wildig.
Short corner taken by Adam Matthews.
Jonathan Walters is caught offside. Tom Heaton takes the free kick.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Lee Naylor goes wide left of the target.
Corner taken by Adam Matthews from the left by-line, Danny Collins manages to make a clearance.
Drilled right-footed shot by Andrew Keogh. Blocked by Abdoulaye Faye.
Centre by Michael Tonge, Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance. Danny Pugh sends in a cross, Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance.
Caution for Ricardo Fuller. Unfair challenge on Gavin Rae by Ricardo Fuller results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Hudson.
Marc Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Keogh. Mark Hudson restarts play with the free kick.
Jonathan Walters takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.
Ryan Shotton challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Lee Naylor, clearance by Danny Collins.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gabor Gyepes by Ricardo Fuller. Tom Heaton takes the free kick.
Jonathan Walters finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Cardiff 0-1 Stoke.Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Michael Tonge, the assist for the goal came from Michael Tonge.
Darcy Blake crosses the ball, clearance by Tom Soares.
Inswinging corner taken by Chris Burke, save by Thomas Sorensen.
Andrew Keogh produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Michael Tonge has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.
A cross is delivered by Jonathan Walters, clearance made by Lee Naylor.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ricardo Fuller on Adam Matthews. Free kick taken by Tom Heaton.
The ball is swung over by Tom Soares, clearance made by Mark Hudson.
Corner taken by Marc Wilson from the right by-line, Gabor Gyepes manages to make a clearance.
Tom Soares takes a shot from 12 yards. Blocked by Mark Hudson.
Unfair challenge on Danny Pugh by Adam Matthews results in a free kick. Danny Collins takes the direct free kick.
Tom Soares is brought on as a substitute for Jermaine Pennant. Andrew Keogh challenges Danny Pugh unfairly and gives away a .
Tom Soares joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jermaine Pennant. Unfair challenge on Danny Pugh by Andrew Keogh results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Thomas Sorensen.
Salif Diao goes off and Marc Wilson comes on. Adam Matthews replaces Daniel Drinkwater.
Shot by Andrew Keogh. Save by Thomas Sorensen.
Daniel Drinkwater takes a shot. Blocked by Abdoulaye Faye.
Ricardo Fuller fouled by Gabor Gyepes, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Whelan.
Shot by Andrew Keogh from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Salif Diao gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Chopra. Shot on goal comes in from Daniel Drinkwater from the free kick.
Shot by Glenn Whelan from 30 yards. Mark Hudson gets a block in.
The ball is swung over by Danny Pugh.
Jon Parkin leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Chopra.
Ryan Shotton sends in a cross, Tom Heaton makes a save.
Gabor Gyepes goes into the referee's book. Free kick awarded for a foul by Gabor Gyepes on Jonathan Walters. Danny Collins restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Jon Parkin, save made by Thomas Sorensen.
Foul by Lee Naylor on Jonathan Walters, free kick awarded. Jermaine Pennant fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Tom Heaton.
Foul by Danny Collins on Chris Burke, free kick awarded. Mark Hudson takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Danny Collins by Andrew Keogh results in a free kick. Thomas Sorensen takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jermaine Pennant, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Ryan Shotton goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the left by-line, clearance by Jonathan Walters.
Salif Diao concedes a free kick for a foul on Jon Parkin. Lee Naylor takes the direct free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Ricardo Fuller. Tom Heaton takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Andrew Keogh.
Jermaine Pennant takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Ryan Shotton goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Glenn Whelan is penalised for a handball. Tom Heaton takes the indirect free kick.
Gavin Rae concedes a free kick for a foul on Glenn Whelan. Free kick taken by Danny Collins.
Foul by Jon Parkin on Abdoulaye Faye, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Sorensen.
Centre by Ryan Shotton, save by Tom Heaton.
Unfair challenge on Gavin Rae by Jonathan Walters results in a free kick. Mark Hudson restarts play with the free kick.
Stephen McPhail goes off and Aaron Wildig comes on.
Danny Pugh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke. Chris Burke takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Daniel Drinkwater.
Jermaine Pennant sends in a cross, Darcy Blake makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Michael Tonge by Jon Parkin results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Sorensen.
The referee shows Salif Diao a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gavin Rae by Salif Diao. Free kick taken by Tom Heaton.
The offside flag is raised against Andrew Keogh. Thomas Sorensen takes the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Ricardo Fuller. Tom Heaton takes the indirect free kick.
Centre by Andrew Keogh, clearance made by Salif Diao.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Salif Diao misses to the left of the target.
Shot from just outside the box by Jermaine Pennant misses to the left of the target.
Shot by Ricardo Fuller. Blocked by Mark Hudson.
Unfair challenge on Salif Diao by Daniel Drinkwater results in a free kick. Abdoulaye Faye takes the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Danny Pugh, Darcy Blake manages to make a clearance.
Corner from left by-line taken by Chris Burke. Chris Burke produces a cross, Thomas Sorensen makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darcy Blake by Michael Tonge. Tom Heaton takes the direct free kick.
Jonathan Walters gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Hudson. Darcy Blake takes the free kick.
Gabor Gyepes produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Danny Collins.
Centre by Lee Naylor, save by Thomas Sorensen.
Foul by Stephen McPhail on Jonathan Walters, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Thomas Sorensen.
The ball is sent over by Lee Naylor, clearance by Abdoulaye Faye.
Michael Tonge on for Danny Higginbotham.
The ball is crossed by Chris Burke, save by Thomas Sorensen.
Darcy Blake sends in a cross, clearance by Salif Diao.
Shot from 18 yards from Daniel Drinkwater. Save by Thomas Sorensen.
The ball is delivered by Danny Collins, Ricardo Fuller challenges Gabor Gyepes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tom Heaton.
Foul by Abdoulaye Faye on Jon Parkin, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Lee Naylor from the free kick.
Jonathan Walters takes a shot. Save by Tom Heaton.
Centre by Danny Pugh, clearance made by Lee Naylor.
The match begins.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The game restarts for the second half.
The whistle goes for the end of normal time.
The referee blows to start the second half of extra time.
The referee blows for the end of the match.
Manager Dave Jones will assess the fitness of Jay Bothroyd on Tuesday morning as Cardiff look to dump Stoke out of the FA Cup at the second time of asking.
The influential striker, whose 15 goals this term led to a debut England cap against France, has managed just three goalless appearances since that mid-November friendly defeat at Wembley.
A hamstring injury sustained after just eight minutes of the npower Championship draw against Preston on December 4 has kept Bothroyd sidelined for a lot longer than initially expected.
But the 28-year-old could well find himself in Cardiff's matchday 18 in the Welsh capital as the Bluebirds look to set up a fourth-round meeting with either Wolves or Doncaster, who also meet in a third-round replay on Tuesday night.
"Jay's been training for a few days now so we'll assess him tomorrow morning (Tuesday) and then I'll pick my team once I know about all the other little niggles we've got," said Jones.
Bothroyd spent one month on loan at the Britannia Stadium from then employers Wolves in spring 2008, making a total of four appearances for the Potters.
He missed the initial 1-1 FA Cup draw in Staffordshire earlier this month - as did another ex-City striker, Jon Parkin, who was struggling with a slight knee strain at the time following his January switch from Preston.
But with 'The Beast' making a goalscoring debut for the Bluebirds in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Norwich, both strikers could well come back to haunt Stoke boss Tony Pulis.
With no major injury concerns, Jones' line-up is certain to be very similar to that which ran Stoke close at the Britannia Stadium, with Craig Bellamy likely rested again so as not to aggravate his troublesome knee problems.
Meanwhile, Pulis has no doubts Stoke will secure a place in the fourth round if his side stand firm in the face of an expected City onslaught.
The City boss is naturally disappointed to be heading to the Welsh capital for a third-round replay, believing his players should have clinched a place in the last 32 nine days ago, only to be held to a 1-1 draw.
The additional road trip is far from welcome either as the visit to Cardiff begins a run that sees them play five of the next six games away from the Britannia Stadium.
That could become six from seven should Stoke win as they will travel to either Wolves or Doncaster in the next round, all in the space of 36 days.
So it is a case of ploughing on and Pulis said: "I'm absolutely gutted the result wasn't achieved in the first game for everyone's sake because we have such a busy programme coming up again.
"It is crazy the way the fixtures have been drawn as we only have two games in March. It is ridiculous, but there we are."
Knowing his side only have themselves to blame for not finishing off Cardiff on home soil, Pulis added: "I thought there was only one team in the first game to be honest. I thought they did well in the first half, then in the second half I felt it was just a matter of time before we would pull away, but it wasn't to be.
"We hit the bar twice, had numerous other chances, and I cannot really recall them causing us too many problems at all after they scored early on. Now we face a tough game because I'm sure they will put out a strong team, they will have the full backing of their supporters and they will throw everything at us.
"That is what happens in the FA Cup. They will believe they have done the hard work by taking us back to their place. It means we will have to stand firm and play our normal game. If we do that I believe we will get the result we want and secure ourselves a spot in the next round."
Striker Ricardo Fuller comes back into contention after missing Saturday's 2-0 win over Bolton due to a family bereavement.
Eidur Gudjohnsen remains doubtful with a neck injury, while fellow forward Mamady Sidibe remains sidelined as he continues to recover from an Achilles problem.
Walters brace sends Stoke through
Jon Walters booked Stoke an FA Cup fourth-round trip to Premier League rivals Wolves after his extra-time double strike settled a dour tie against Cardiff at Cardiff City Stadium.
Walters struck just 100 seconds into extra-time following a miserable, scoreless 90 minutes, and then added a second goal during the closing stages.
The Cardiff defence failed to track him from substitute Michael Tonge's inswinging corner, and Walters' header flew past stranded goalkeeper Tom Heaton.
And Heaton could do little to prevent Walters scoring again six minutes from time, as he finished expertly from close range.
Stoke manager Tony Pulis' decision to make 10 changes at times looked like backfiring as Championship promotion challengers Cardiff enjoyed the lion's share of possession in normal time.
The Welsh side had frantic injury-time penalty appeals waved away by referee Peter Walton after substitute Michael Chopra went down, before Walters condemned them to a third-round exit.
Neither Heaton nor his opposite number Thomas Sorensen were seriously threatened during normal time when poor skill levels and weak finishing combined to make it a forgettable tussle.
But at least the crowd of 13,600 were spared penalties as Stoke sealed a Molineux appointment with Mick McCarthy's men later this month.
Pulis recalled Ricardo Fuller and Jermaine Pennant, with Danny Higginbotham the solitary survivor from last weekend's 2-0 Premier League win against Bolton.
But Higginbotham lasted just 10 minutes before he limped off to be replaced by Tonge during a first half when neither side offered an attacking threat.
Cardiff manager Dave Jones handed a home debut to striker Jon Parkin - recently signed from Preston - who scored City's goal in a 1-1 draw at Championship promotion rivals Norwich three days ago.
But neither Craig Bellamy nor Jay Bothroyd were included, with Chopra named among the substitutes, and how Cardiff missed them.
Sorensen and Heaton both made comfortable saves from early shots on target, before Cardiff's Lee Naylor blazed a free-kick high over the crossbar.
And while Cardiff had most of the ball, there was little attacking menace from either side. After a 1-1 draw at Stoke 10 days ago, another tight game looked inevitable.
Stoke's Salif Diao was booked 12 minutes before half-time for a foul on Gavin Rae after Pennant's weaving run did not produce the finish it promised as his shot went well wide.
Cardiff still looked the most likely scorers, but Sorensen dealt comfortably with an increasing number of crosses from Chris Burke designed to find Parkin.
Stoke pressed as the interval approached, yet Cardiff comfortably snuffed them out and referee Walton's half-time whistle came as a welcome relief.
Stoke showed more attacking snap after the break, looking for Pennant to create a potential opening goal, although Cardiff had a threat of their own in Burke.
The visitors went close after 59 minutes when Ryan Shotton headed a Pennant corner inches over the bar, and then a Pennant free-kick went straight to Heaton in the middle of his goal.
Cardiff found themselves under sustained pressure for the first time, and Gabor Gyepes was cautioned after a foul on Walters before Jones sent on Chopra instead of Parkin with 25 minutes left.
Burke then shot just wide, but the drifted towards extra-time, the last thing both managers wanted, given their demanding league schedules.
Attention then switched to off the field following a flare-up in the Stoke supporters' end that saw at least one fan ejected from the ground.
Police and stewards moved in quickly to quell the flashpoint, and back on the pitch Stoke went close when substitute Tom Soares nudged the ball narrowly wide.
Andy Keogh had a late chance for Cardiff, his shot beating Sorensen before rising just over the bar, and the game went into extra-time, allowing Walters his chance to become Stoke's cup hero.
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