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The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by David Marshall.
Anthony Gerrard fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Anthony Gerrard restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Andy Reid from the left by-line, Paul Anderson has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Handball decision goes against Peter Whittingham. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.
The ball is swung over by Don Cowie.
Header from deep inside the area by Paul Anderson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Andy Reid delivers the ball, Header on goal by Luke Chambers from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Corner taken by Andy Reid from the left by-line, Andrew Taylor makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Andy Reid, clearance by Anthony Gerrard.
Ben Turner challenges David McGoldrick unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Guy Moussi.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David McGoldrick on Andrew Taylor. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Marcus Tudgay. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Gerrard.
Peter Whittingham takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
Andy Reid on for Lewis McGugan. (Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Paul Anderson coming on for Chris Gunter. Robbie Findley goes off and David McGoldrick comes on.
Chris Gunter delivers the ball, Robbie Findley concedes a free kick for a foul on David Marshall. David Marshall takes the free kick. Joe Ralls on for Stephen McPhail.
Chris Gunter fouled by Peter Whittingham, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Whittingham is given a yellow card. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Don Cowie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.
The official flags Robbie Findley offside. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Peter Whittingham, Joe Mason grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Cardiff 1-0 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Peter Whittingham.
Robbie Findley challenges Kevin McNaughton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Peter Whittingham.
Stephen McPhail crosses the ball, Greg Cunningham manages to make a clearance.
Andrew Taylor delivers the ball, clearance made by Greg Cunningham.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Guy Moussi by Kevin McNaughton. Direct free kick taken by Joel Lynch.
Foul by Luke Chambers on Peter Whittingham, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Stephen McPhail.
Don Cowie produces a cross, Joel Lynch manages to make a clearance.
Jonathan Greening challenges Craig Conway unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Conway leaves the field to be replaced by Joe Mason. Marcus Tudgay delivers the ball, Marcus Tudgay makes a clearance.
Effort on goal by Kevin McNaughton from long range goes over the crossbar.
Centre by Chris Gunter, Headed effort from inside the area by Marcus Tudgay misses to the left of the goal.
Lewis McGugan is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Peter Whittingham is penalised for a handball. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Greening.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Wes Morgan. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Lewis McGugan, Anthony Gerrard makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Chris Gunter, Andrew Taylor gets a block in.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Lewis McGugan, clearance made by Anthony Gerrard.
Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Gerrard.
Marcus Tudgay fouled by Ben Turner, the ref awards a free kick. Lewis McGugan takes the direct free kick.
Robbie Findley produces a cross.
Chris Gunter fouled by Craig Conway, the ref awards a free kick. Lewis McGugan takes the free kick.
Kevin McNaughton sends in a cross, Effort on goal by Don Cowie from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Headed effort from inside the area by Aron Gunnarsson misses to the left of the goal.
The ball is sent over by Craig Conway, Joel Lynch manages to make a clearance.
Ben Turner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay. Wes Morgan restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Don Cowie, clearance made by Wes Morgan.
Marcus Tudgay concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen McPhail. Stephen McPhail takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Don Cowie, Craig Conway takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.
Effort on goal by Robbie Findley from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line.
Aron Gunnarsson delivers the ball, clearance made by Greg Cunningham.
A cross is delivered by Aron Gunnarsson, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Lewis McGugan.
Outswinging corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the right by-line, clearance by Aron Gunnarsson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Conway on Chris Gunter. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Lewis McGugan from right wing, Craig Conway gets a block in.
Marcus Tudgay challenges Kevin McNaughton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Gerrard.
The official flags Robbie Findley offside. Andrew Taylor takes the free kick.
Aron Gunnarsson fouled by Guy Moussi, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen McPhail. Guy Moussi is given a yellow card.
Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.
The ball is crossed by Kenny Miller.
Anthony Gerrard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Findley. Lewis McGugan takes the free kick.
Stephen McPhail fouled by Marcus Tudgay, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Gerrard.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Robbie Findley. Kenny Miller takes the free kick.
Shot from deep inside the area by Kenny Miller goes over the bar.
Outswinging corner taken by Lewis McGugan, clearance by Ben Turner.
The ball is sent over by Luke Chambers, blocked by Ben Turner.
Stephen McPhail gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by Aron Gunnarsson, Anthony Gerrard takes a shot. Wes Morgan gets a block in.
Unfair challenge on Craig Conway by Jonathan Greening results in a free kick. Peter Whittingham takes the direct free kick.
Corner from right by-line taken by Lewis McGugan.
Centre by Kenny Miller, Lee Camp makes a save.
Hudson doubtful for Bluebirds
Captain Mark Hudson is a doubt for Cardiff as they prepare to take on Nottingham Forest.
Centre-back Hudson missed the 1-1 draw at Coventry in midweek because of a hamstring strain which he picked up in training, and he may not be fit enough to face Forest.
If Hudson does not recover in time, either Anthony Gerrard or Darcy Blake will fill in alongside Ben Turner at the heart of the Bluebirds' defence.
Otherwise, striker Rudy Gestede misses out as he continues his recovery from a hamstring problem, but manager Malky Mackay has no new injury or suspension worries ahead of the game.
Mackay is looking to lead Cardiff to a seventh consecutive game unbeaten in all competitions.
Nottingham Forest have no new problems ahead of the trip to the Welsh capital.
Manager Steve Cotterill has four players returning from injury. Midfielders Paul Anderson (hamstring) and George Boateng, and forwards Garath McCleary (knee) and Dexter Blackstock (knee) got more minutes under their belts in a reserve-team game on Monday.
Anderson made his comeback as a second-half substitute during the thrilling 3-2 home win over Ipswich, but Cotterill is still mindful of nursing the quartet back into first-team contention.
If Blackstock features, he will be returning to the stadium where he was injured 12 months ago last weekend.
Former Forest striker Robert Earnshaw, who returned to Cardiff during the summer, could line up against the Reds.
Mason carves out Cardiff win
In-form Joe Mason came off the bench to grab the winning goal as Cardiff claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over Nottingham Forest.
Clear-cut chances were at a premium but substitute Mason headed home Peter Whittingham's right-wing cross from 12 yards midway through the second half.
The win extended Cardiff's unbeaten run in the npower Championship to seven games.
Cardiff boss Malky Mackay made one change from the side that drew at Coventry in midweek with Stephen McPhail replacing Filip Kiss in midfield. Forest were unchanged for the third successive league game.
Kenny Miller shot over the crossbar from 12 yards out in the ninth minute after being teed-up by McPhail.
It was to be one of many efforts during the afternoon to end up in the stands as both sides struggled to find their shooting boots.
Marcus Tudgay got a shot on target midway through the first half but it was a routine save for David Marshall in the Cardiff goal.
Craig Conway shot over the bar and had a header easily saved by Forest goalkeeper Lee Camp either side of the half-hour mark.
At the other end, Robbie Findley skied a shot over from the edge of the area.
Aron Gunnarsson headed wide and Don Cowie cleared the bar as Cardiff threatened just before half-time.
A speculative long-range effort from Kevin McNaughton 10 minutes after the restart did not trouble Camp.
Cardiff eventually made the breakthrough after 70 minutes when Mason, a 58th-minute replacement for Conway, headed home his fourth goal in his last six outings.
Whittingham attempted to continue his rich vein of scoring form after finding the net in each of the last four games, but Camp caught his 25-yarder.
Forest sub Paul Anderson had two chances to rescue a late point for the visitors but the midfielder headed wide from David McGoldrick's cross and then did the same from Andy Reid's corner.
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