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  • Date:12 Mar 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Cardiff City Stadium
  • Attendance:23,231
  • Gestede (90)
  • Keane (71)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:04 +2.04

The ball is sent over by Andrew Taylor, Rudy Gestede finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Cardiff 1-1 Leicester.Assist by Andrew Taylor.

91:16 +1.16

The referee blows for offside. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.

90:22 +0.22

The ball is sent over by Craig Bellamy, Rudy Gestede takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a comfortable save.

89:39

Kevin McNaughton sends in a cross. Craig Bellamy produces a cross.

87:50

The ball is crossed by Tommy Smith, Peter Whittingham produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target. Martyn Waghorn comes on in place of Chris Wood.

87:13

Jamie Vardy delivers the ball, save by David Marshall.

85:44

Matthew Connolly produces a cross, Sean St. Ledger makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy from the left by-line, save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

82:54

The ball is sent over by Peter Whittingham, Header on goal by Ben Nugent from just inside the area goes over the goal.

79:31

Unfair challenge on Fraizer Campbell by Michael Keane results in a free kick. The referee cautions Michael Keane for unsporting behaviour. Jamie Vardy is brought on as a substitute for David Nugent. Free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

76:19

Fraizer Campbell is caught offside. Kasper Schmeichel takes the indirect free kick.

74:51

Chris Wood takes a shot. Comfortable save by David Marshall.

74:11

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

73:45

The ball is crossed by Craig Bellamy, Andy King makes a clearance.

73:26

Chris Wood sends in a cross, clearance made by Ben Nugent.

72:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tommy Smith on David Nugent. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

71:09

Michael Keane scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Cardiff 0-1 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from Sean St. Ledger.

70:17

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Drinkwater from the left by-line to the near post, Michael Keane has a headed effort at goal from close in that bounces off the post.

69:15

Rudy Gestede replaces Craig Conway.

67:51

The assistant referee flags for offside against Sean St. Ledger. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

65:17

Unfair challenge on Harry Kane by Ben Nugent results in a free kick. Ben Nugent shown a yellow card. Danny Drinkwater crosses the ball in from the free kick. Harry Kane takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.

62:35

The ball is crossed by Aron Gunnarsson. Harry Kane joins the action as a substitute, replacing Richie Wellens.

61:15

Chris Wood takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save. Corner taken by Danny Drinkwater from the right by-line, clearance made by Tommy Smith.

57:00

Aron Gunnarsson crosses the ball, Andy King manages to make a clearance.

56:08

Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Bellamy, clearance by Michael Keane.

55:51

Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

55:13

Tommy Smith produces a cross, clearance by Sean St. Ledger. Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy, Jeff Schlupp makes a clearance.

54:09

Foul by Fraizer Campbell on Kasper Schmeichel, free kick awarded. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

52:48

The ball is crossed by Fraizer Campbell.

51:38

A cross is delivered by Richie Wellens, clearance by Kevin McNaughton. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Drinkwater from the right by-line.

48:26

Lloyd Dyer produces a cross, David Nugent produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

46:45

Centre by Sean St. Ledger, Kevin McNaughton manages to make a clearance.

46:36 +1.36

Lloyd Dyer sends in a cross, Andrew Taylor makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Danny Drinkwater, clearance made by Fraizer Campbell.

45:01

Craig Bellamy replaces Craig Noone. Kevin McNaughton is brought on as a substitute for Mark Hudson.

43:31

The ball is delivered by Lloyd Dyer, comfortable save by David Marshall.

42:36

Andrew Taylor crosses the ball, Jeff Schlupp manages to make a clearance.

38:30

Corner taken right-footed by Danny Drinkwater from the left by-line, Sean St. Ledger concedes a free kick for a foul on Fraizer Campbell. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.

37:29

Lloyd Dyer sends in a cross, Andrew Taylor makes a clearance. Jeff Schlupp crosses the ball, Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance.

34:51

Foul by Wes Morgan on Fraizer Campbell, free kick awarded. Mark Hudson takes the direct free kick.

34:00

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Nugent on Chris Wood. Danny Drinkwater restarts play with the free kick.

33:43

The ball is crossed by Craig Conway.

28:47

Unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor by Richie Wellens results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

27:54

Danny Drinkwater crosses the ball.

26:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Noone on Sean St. Ledger. The referee shows Craig Noone a yellow card. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

24:36

David Nugent gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.

23:11

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeff Schlupp on Fraizer Campbell. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Peter Whittingham, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save. Tommy Smith takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

22:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Nugent on Ben Nugent. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.

20:24

The ball is sent over by David Nugent.

20:00

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lloyd Dyer on Tommy Smith. Matthew Connolly takes the free kick.

18:52

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean St. Ledger on Craig Conway. The referee books Sean St. Ledger for unsporting behaviour. Peter Whittingham delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance by Wes Morgan.

17:51

Ben Nugent takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

16:20

Centre by Jeff Schlupp, save made by David Marshall.

12:57

Craig Conway takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Danny Drinkwater.

11:51

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Chris Wood. Free kick crossed left-footed by Peter Whittingham from right wing, Kasper Schmeichel makes a comfortable save.

11:29

The ball is crossed by Peter Whittingham.

10:36

Craig Conway fouled by David Nugent, the ref awards a free kick. David Nugent receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Peter Whittingham takes the direct free kick.

9:46

Chris Wood takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall. Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Connolly. The ball is crossed by David Nugent, Matthew Connolly makes a clearance.

8:52

Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Blocked by Wes Morgan.

8:00

A cross is delivered by Lloyd Dyer, clearance by Andrew Taylor.

6:37

The ball is crossed by Aron Gunnarsson, Sean St. Ledger manages to make a clearance.

5:19

Unfair challenge on Danny Drinkwater by Craig Noone results in a free kick. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

3:22

Foul by Craig Conway on Danny Drinkwater, free kick awarded. Wes Morgan takes the free kick.

2:27

Craig Conway is adjudged to have handled the ball. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Bluebirds to welcome back key duo Cardiff captain Mark Hudson and talismanic striker Craig Bellamy will return to action when the npower Championship leaders welcome Leicester to south Wales. Hudson missed the Bluebirds' last two games against Middlesbrough and Derby, matches they failed to win in his absence, and he is set to return from his ankle injury to partner Ben Turner in the heart of Cardiff's defence. Bellamy, who scored the winner when the sides met back in December, had a few days away to recover from knocks to his ankle and calf but manager Malky Mackay is confident he will face the Foxes having missed the 1-1 draw with Derby. The Wales international looks set to replace Heidar Helguson in the starting line-up while the likes of Craig Noone and Kim Bo-Kyung are pushing for starts. Cardiff have taken just four points from a possible 12 since victory over struggling Bristol City in mid-February but watched many of their promotion rivals slip up on Saturday. Ritchie De Laet looks like missing Leicester's trip to the Welsh capital. The right-back was carried off on a stretcher towards the end of Leicester's 1-0 home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday following a challenge from Owls midfielder Jeremy Helan. His right leg was placed in a splint but scans after the game showed no break to any bones in his ankle or foot. The fit-again Sean St Ledger and Zak Whitbread are ready to come into the team to replace De Laet. Paul Konchesky missed out at the weekend with the hamstring injury that forced him off at half-time in the previous match against Leeds, so striker Jeff Schlupp again deputised as a makeshift left-back. Konchesky may remain on the sidelines but the former England defender will be checked before manager Nigel Pearson finalises his plans.

Formation:451Manager: Malky Mackay

Cardiff

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

  • David Marshall
  • Matthew Connolly
  • Mark Hudson
  • Ben Nugent
  • Andrew Taylor
  • Craig Conway
  • Peter Whittingham
  • Tommy Smith
  • Aron Gunnarsson
  • Craig Noone
  • Fraizer Campbell
  • SUBS
  • Joe Lewis
  • Kevin McNaughton
  • Don Cowie
  • Bo-Kyung Kim
  • Rudy Gestede
  • Joe Mason
  • Craig Bellamy

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWLWLD
  • Cardiff
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • LDWLDL

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Cardiff
  • 22/12/2012
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Cardiff
  • 11/02/2012
  • Cardiff
  • 0 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 25/09/2011
  • Cardiff
  • 2 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 22/02/2011
  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Cardiff
  • 14/09/2010
  • Cardiff
  • 2 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 30/03/2010

Top Scorers

Cardiff

  • H Helguson 7
  • AE Gunnarsson 7
  • C Noone 6
  • F Campbell 5
  • J Mason 5
  • C Bellamy 4
  • M Hudson 4
  • P Whittingham 4
  • M Connolly 4
  • R Gestede 2
  • B Kim 2
  • T Smith 1
  • D Cowie 1
  • C Conway 1
  • B Nugent 1

Leicester

  • D Nugent 13
  • C Wood 7
  • A Knockaert 7
  • A King 5
  • J Vardy 4
  • M Waghorn 3
  • B Marshall 3
  • L Dyer 2
  • P Konchesky 1
  • W Morgan 1
  • Z Whitbread 1
  • M James 1
  • D Drinkwater 1
  • R De Laet 1
  • H Kane 1
  • M Keane 1

Goals

Cardiff

    • Total goals 94
    • Goals per game 57
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 94
    • Goals per game 57
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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