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  • Date:22 Sep 2013
  • Kick-off:16:00
  • Venue:Cardiff City Stadium
  • Attendance:27,815
Goal!

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The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

93:44 +3.44

The referee cautions Roberto Soldado for time wasting.

92:19 +2.19

Joe Paulo Paulinho scores with a right foot finish. Cardiff 0-1 Spurs.Erik Lamela provided the assist for the goal.

91:48 +1.48

Michael Dawson takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

91:45 +1.45

Clearance by Ben Turner.

90:49 +0.49

Andrew Taylor manages to make a clearance.

90:40 +0.40

Shot by Joe Paulo Paulinho. David Marshall parries the effort to safety.

90:25 +0.25

Steven Caulker makes a clearance.

89:53

Shot by Kyle Walker missed to the right of the net.

88:29

Michael Dawson makes a clearance.

88:11

Lewis Holtby on for Christian Eriksen.

87:42

Harry Kane has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

86:22

Free kick crossed by Christian Eriksen.

85:32

Andrew Taylor makes a clearance.

83:13

Shot by Roberto Soldado went over the crossbar.

81:58

Peter Whittingham is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick.

81:22

Ben Turner makes a clearance.

81:15

Harry Kane joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andros Townsend.

80:28

Kyle Naughton makes a clearance.

77:51

Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

77:13

Craig Bellamy leaves the field to be replaced by Don Cowie.

74:31

Free kick taken by Michael Dawson.

73:42

Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

73:08

Jan Vertonghen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Odemwingie.

72:31

Free kick taken by Hugo Lloris.

71:48

The assistant referee signals for offside against Peter Odemwingie.

71:00

Steven Caulker manages to make a clearance.

70:39

Gylfi Sigurdsson leaves the field to be replaced by Erik Lamela.

69:16

Bo-Kyung Kim fouled by Michael Dawson, the ref awards a free kick.

68:14

Peter Odemwingie takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

67:05

A cross is delivered by Peter Odemwingie.

65:34

Shot by Kyle Naughton cleared the crossbar.

64:41

Jan Vertonghen restarts play with the free kick.

63:29

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

62:27

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Turner on Andros Townsend.

61:57

Clearance by Jan Vertonghen.

61:13

The ball is delivered by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

58:43

Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

58:11

Kyle Naughton challenges Fraizer Campbell unfairly and gives away a free kick.

58:03

Clearance made by Aron Gunnarsson.

56:14

Gylfi Sigurdsson delivers the ball.

53:44

Steven Caulker manages to make a clearance.

53:40

Shot by Joe Paulo Paulinho. Ben Turner gets a block in.

52:46

Kyle Naughton sends in a cross.

52:46

Ben Turner makes a clearance.

52:15

Steven Caulker manages to make a clearance.

50:30

Roberto Soldado takes a shot. David Marshall fumbles the ball.

50:28

Gylfi Sigurdsson takes a brilliant shot and hits the bar.

49:26

Corner taken by Christian Eriksen.

48:59

The ball is crossed by Roberto Soldado.

The second half kicks off.

The first half comes to an end.

47:28 +2.28

Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

47:03

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Michael Dawson gets a block in.

46:50 +1.50

Michael Dawson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bo-Kyung Kim.

46:33

Andros Townsend booked for unsporting behaviour.

46:14

Clearance made by Ben Turner.

45:24

The ball is crossed by Craig Bellamy.

44:54

Ben Turner makes a clearance.

44:21

Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.

43:41

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

40:00

Foul by Fraizer Campbell on Andros Townsend, free kick awarded.

37:33

Jan Vertonghen makes a clearance.

36:24

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Blocked by Aron Gunnarsson.

35:51

Clearance by Steven Caulker.

33:14

Andros Townsend takes a shot. David Marshall safely holds on.

32:46

Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.

29:43

Ben Turner makes a clearance.

25:44

The ball is sent over by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

24:26

Corner from the right by-line taken by Christian Eriksen.

23:05

Foul on Andrew Taylor.

23:05

Roberto Soldado concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Taylor.

22:29

Clearance by Peter Whittingham.

22:07

The ball is sent over by Andros Townsend.

21:18

Aron Gunnarsson challenges Andros Townsend unfairly and gives away a free kick.

19:08

Christian Eriksen takes a shot. Roberto Soldado has an effort at goal. Steven Caulker gets a block in.

18:40

Kevin Theophile-Catherine makes a clearance.

18:02

A cross is delivered by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

15:57

Gylfi Sigurdsson delivers the ball.

15:28

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Turner.

14:10

Christian Eriksen takes a shot. David Marshall parries the ball away.

13:24

Michael Dawson takes the free kick.

11:55

Clearance by Ben Turner.

11:53

Corner taken by Christian Eriksen.

10:33

Centre by Kyle Naughton.

9:20

Corner taken by Christian Eriksen.

8:49

Roberto Soldado takes a shot. A parry by David Marshall prevents the goal.

7:55

Peter Whittingham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Paulo Paulinho.

6:48

Steven Caulker takes the free kick.

6:10

Kyle Walker goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

5:43

Peter Whittingham fouled by Kyle Walker, the ref awards a free kick.

4:26

Fraizer Campbell is caught offside.

3:24

Christian Eriksen produces a cross.

1:49

A cross is delivered by Fraizer Campbell.

0:33

The ball is swung over by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

The referee starts the match.

Match Preview

Mackay raves about Spurs Tottenham may have sold Gareth Bale but Cardiff boss Malky Mackay believes they can now rival the Barclays Premier League big guns. Bale's world-record move to Real Madrid dominated the summer transfer window, but Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas made a number of quality additions to his squad to offset the loss of the Wales international. Christian Eriksen, Erik Lamela, Roberto Soldado, Paulinho, Etienne Capoue and Nacer Chadli are among the new faces recruited in spending a summer outlay of over B#100million. Mackay believes the series of signings now make Tottenham a better side, even without Bale. "The talk all summer was that the Bale deal was happening, but Spurs went out and brought all those players in and then eventually did the deal," he said. "It looks to be very good business. Everyone knew in football that the players they brought in were top talents who were on the market. "They were all going to cost quite a lot of money, but the extraordinary money that the Bale deal actually made for the club meant they were able to go and do that. "It looks like a Champions League squad now, it is absolutely a match for the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea. "The players he already had were a good top-six team, but I think they have strength in depth with the players they have brought in. Some of those players I covet." Villas-Boas has complained about fixture congestion ahead of their trip to face the Bluebirds at Cardiff City Stadium, bemoaning the fact his side will play three games in six days. But Mackay feels his opposite number would have a different perspective had he managed in the league below. "They should join the Championship," said the Scot. "We had to cope with that every week. It is something we are used to as in the league we were in it was a regular occurrence in terms of fixture pile-up and the games you have got in a short space of time. "It is something you have to deal with and the size of your squad helps. I have got great staff here that organise the logistics, when we travel, where we stay, who plays, how we recover, and the structure going into the next game. "It is something you have to deal with. "But I don't doubt they will be firing on all cylinders on Sunday. The Premier League is the be all and end all for them. "Spurs' agenda this year, I am sure, is to be a Champions League team. They may have a big fixture list, but they also have a big squad full of quality." David Marshall is set to return to the Cardiff starting line-up. The Scotland keeper missed the draw at Hull after picking up a hip injury on international duty, but he is back to full fitness, along with Craig Bellamy. Left-back Danny Rose is a big doubt for Tottenham after he limped off in Thursday night's Europa League clash against Tromso with an ankle injury. Defender Younes Kaboul (adductor) and midfielder Mousa Dembele (ankle) also came off against the Norwegians, but manager Villas-Boas is confident both will be fit for the trip to Wales. Capoue (ankle) and Aaron Lennon (foot) are out, winger Chadli (adductor) is doubtful, but defender Vlad Chiriches could make his debut after finally receiving his work permit. Jermain Defoe will be doing everything he can do embarrass former team-mate Steven Caulker on Sunday. Caulker had been tipped for a long and successful career at Spurs following his progress through the youth ranks, but he was surprisingly sold this summer to Cardiff for B#8.5million. Caulker has played a big part in the Bluebirds' commendable start to their first Premier League campaign, but Defoe hopes to get one over on the 21-year-old on Sunday afternoon. "I have told him already that if I play, he is getting it," Defoe said with a smile. "I would love to score so I can wind him up." Caulker joined Spurs six months after Defoe began his second spell at the north London club and the two evidently became close. It was expected that he would stay at Spurs following the departure of William Gallas but, having made his England debut last season, the centre-back wanted regular first-team football to give him a shot at going to the World Cup. Defoe thinks Caulker, who made 28 appearances for Spurs last season, has the potential to achieve great things. "He is a good player, still young and has a great future ahead of him," said Defoe, who has also been impressed with Cardiff team as a whole. "They have started the season well and they have got good players so it will be a hard game for us."

Formation:4231Manager: Malky Mackay

Cardiff

Formation: 4231Manager: Andre Villas-Boas

Spurs

  • David Marshall
  • Kevin Theophile-Catherine
  • Steven Caulker
  • Ben Turner
  • Andrew Taylor
  • Aron Gunnarsson
  • Gary Medel
  • Craig Bellamy
  • Bo-Kyung Kim
  • Peter Whittingham
  • Fraizer Campbell
  • SUBS
  • Mark Hudson
  • Peter Odemwingie
  • Jordon Mutch
  • Don Cowie
  • Joe Mason
  • Nicky Maynard
  • Joe Lewis

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LWDD
  • Cardiff
  • VS
  • Spurs
  • WWLW

Last Meetings

  • Cardiff
  • 1 - 1
  • Spurs
  • 13/01/1962
  • Spurs
  • 3 - 2
  • Cardiff
  • 02/09/1961
  • Cardiff
  • 3 - 2
  • Spurs
  • 11/03/1961
  • Spurs
  • 3 - 2
  • Cardiff
  • 02/11/1960
  • Cardiff
  • 0 - 3
  • Spurs
  • 20/04/1957
  • Spurs
  • 5 - 0
  • Cardiff
  • 13/10/1956

Top Scorers

Cardiff

  • F Campbell 2
  • P Whittingham 1
  • AE Gunnarsson 1

Spurs

  • GT Sigurdsson 2

Goals

Cardiff

    • Total goals 9
    • Goals per game 4
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Spurs

    • Total goals 9
    • Goals per game 4
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins

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