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  • Date:15 Feb 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Cardiff City Stadium
  • Attendance:17,123
  • Campbell (26)
  • McCann (17) Watson (39)
Goal!

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The referee brings the game to a close.

92:40 +2.40

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

92:06 +2.06

Juan Cala is ruled offside.

91:10 +1.10

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marc-Antoine Fortune.

91:06 +1.06

Free kick taken by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

90:51 +0.51

Marc-Antoine Fortune concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

90:18 +0.18

Clearance by Emmerson Boyce.

89:01

Craig Noone challenges Roger Espinoza unfairly and gives away a free kick.

88:37

Jean Beausejour makes a clearance.

87:18

Andrew Taylor makes a clearance.

87:09

James McClean takes a shot.

86:02

Andrew Taylor takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.

85:20

Craig Noone takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.

84:24

Kevin Theophile-Catherine produces a cross.

84:15

Craig Noone takes a shot. Jean Beausejour gets a block in.

81:57

Emmerson Boyce manages to make a clearance.

81:55

Juan Cala makes a clearance.

80:28

Juan Cala is ruled offside.

80:26

Wilfried Zaha takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Parried by Ali Al Habsi back into danger.

80:21

Bo-Kyung Kim decides to take the corner short.

80:00

Mats Daehli has an effort at goal. Ali Al Habsi turns it away with a finger tip save.

78:48

James Perch challenges Fraizer Campbell unfairly and gives away a free kick.

77:38

(Wigan) makes a substitution, with Stephen Crainey coming on for Jordi Gomez.

77:16

Magnus Wolff Eikrem leaves the field to be replaced by Bo-Kyung Kim.

76:51

Marc-Antoine Fortune is caught offside.

75:51

Roger Espinoza gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Don Cowie.

75:16

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Theophile-Catherine on Marc-Antoine Fortune.

75:08

Craig Noone delivers the ball.

75:06

Short corner worked by Fraizer Campbell.

73:53

Chris McCann manages to make a clearance.

72:54

Chris McCann receives a yellow card.

72:44

Chris McCann gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone.

71:50

Free kick taken by David Marshall.

71:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Juan Cala by Marc-Antoine Fortune.

71:13

Unfair challenge on Josh McEachran by Fraizer Campbell results in a free kick.

70:39

Magnus Wolff Eikrem takes the free kick.

70:29

Don Cowie fouled by Roger Espinoza, the ref awards a free kick.

69:33

Steven Caulker manages to make a clearance.

67:45

Jean Beausejour makes a clearance.

66:19

James McClean comes on in place of Callum McManaman.

65:50

Callum McManaman fouled by Craig Noone, the ref awards a free kick.

65:43

Craig Noone takes a shot. Blocked by Jean Beausejour.

65:41

The ball is delivered by Wilfried Zaha.

65:14

Free kick crossed by Craig Noone.

64:32

Craig Noone fouled by Chris McCann, the ref awards a free kick.

63:16

Steven Caulker makes a clearance.

62:43

The ball is crossed by Wilfried Zaha.

60:53

Craig Noone on for Jo Inge Berget.

60:28

Juan Cala takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

58:56

Magnus Wolff Eikrem takes the free kick.

58:49

Emmerson Boyce concedes a free kick for a foul on Fraizer Campbell.

57:13

Josh McEachran replaces Ben Watson.

55:16

Wilfried Zaha takes a shot. Blocked by James Perch.

54:15

Kevin Theophile-Catherine sends in a cross.

52:08

Chris McCann takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Parried by David Marshall back into danger.

51:27

Corner from the right by-line taken by Magnus Wolff Eikrem.

50:57

Jo Inge Berget produces a cross.

The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.

47:20 +2.20

Roger Espinoza manages to make a clearance.

47:13

Chris McCann restarts play with the free kick.

46:41 +1.41

Corner from the left by-line taken by Wilfried Zaha.

46:41

Fraizer Campbell challenges Roger Espinoza unfairly and gives away a free kick.

The half-time whistle blows.

45:44 +0.44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Zaha by Ben Watson.

45:35

Mats Daehli takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

45:29 +0.29

Marc-Antoine Fortune is ruled offside.

45:16 +0.16

Mats Daehli gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris McCann.

45:01

Don Cowie on for Gary Medel.

44:18

Corner from the right by-line taken by Magnus Wolff Eikrem.

42:13

Free kick taken by David Marshall.

41:47

The offside flag is raised against Jean Beausejour.

39:54

Jordi Gomez takes the free kick. Ben Watson finds the net with a shot from the free kick. Cardiff 1-2 Wigan.Jordi Gomez provided the assist for the goal.

39:03

Juan Cala challenges Marc-Antoine Fortune unfairly and gives away a free kick.

38:35

Juan Cala makes a clearance.

38:01

Free kick taken by Juan Cala.

37:04

James Perch manages to make a clearance.

34:09

Header at goal by Fraizer Campbell goes over the bar.

33:23

Clearance by Emmerson Boyce.

32:49

Clearance by Jean Beausejour.

29:56

Magnus Wolff Eikrem restarts play with the free kick.

29:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jean Beausejour on Wilfried Zaha.

26:20

Clearance by Emmerson Boyce.

26:20

Fraizer Campbell scores with a left foot finish. Cardiff 1-1 Wigan.

26:18

Wilfried Zaha takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Ivan Ramis gets a block in.

24:37

Clearance made by Steven Caulker.

24:35

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line.

23:58

The ball is crossed by Callum McManaman.

22:59

Andrew Taylor produces a cross.

21:53

James Perch manages to make a clearance.

19:25

Free kick crossed by Magnus Wolff Eikrem.

18:50

Unfair challenge on Fraizer Campbell by Jean Beausejour results in a free kick.

17:22

Chris McCann slots the ball left footed into the goal. Cardiff 0-1 Wigan.Assist by Jordi Gomez.

16:51

Free kick crossed by Jordi Gomez.

16:14

Kevin Theophile-Catherine challenges Callum McManaman unfairly and gives away a free kick.

15:18

Clearance by Chris McCann.

13:34

Steven Caulker makes a clearance.

12:23

Jo Inge Berget gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Roger Espinoza.

11:46

Clearance made by Jean Beausejour.

9:40

Magnus Wolff Eikrem takes a shot. Blocked by Chris McCann.

9:05

Gary Medel manages to make a clearance.

7:55

The referee blows for offside against Jean Beausejour.

7:46

Emmerson Boyce takes the free kick.

7:25

Andrew Taylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum McManaman.

3:49

Shot by James Perch went wide of the left-hand upright.

2:35

Emmerson Boyce takes the free kick.

2:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fraizer Campbell on Jordi Gomez.

2:07

The ball is sent over by Kevin Theophile-Catherine.

0:35

Clearance by Ben Watson.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Match Preview

Solskjaer focused on the present Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Cardiff's ongoing dispute with former manager Malky Mackay is none of his concern. Mackay was sacked in December after a series of disagreements relating to the Bluebirds' summer transfer business. The club surprisingly decided to again raise the issue on Thursday by releasing a statement in which chief executive Simon Lim again criticised Mackay, particularly the signing of striker Andreas Cornelius, which Lim claimed cost the club in excess of B#8.5million. Cornelius returned to FC Copenhagen in January and scored a hat-trick on his second debut for the club. The League Managers' Association chief executive Richard Bevan responded by claiming Mackay had to report to Lim "in respect of all matters pertaining to the transfer of players". The statement by Lim did however, praise Solskjaer's work in the January transfer window, but the Norwegian did not want to offer his thoughts on Mackay. "It is early doors for me and it is encouraging they are happy with what I have done but what happened in the past is not for me," he said. "It guides what resources they give me and what remit I have. I'm just running the club as I would like to. "It's not got anything to do with me, what happened before. I am just focused on my team because the January window was chaotic." On the pitch, Cardiff prepare to face holders Wigan in Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round tie. Latics were relegated from the Premier League last season, just days after completing cup success over Manchester City and, with Cardiff currently in the relegation zone, Solskjaer hopes the Welsh club do not follow Wigan's lead. "They proved last season what the FA Cup was all about, a chance for smaller clubs to win trophies," he said. "I would like to go one better than they did and win the cup and stay up, but in any way, shape or form, if you play in a cup game you want to win it. "It's a chance for some players to come in and show they should be playing in the league and I do not go into any game hoping we lose." Kenwyne Jones and Fabio are cup-tied. The Bluebirds are waiting for United to confirm Wilfried Zaha's availability; the winger was an unused substitute in the Red Devils' third-round defeat to Swansea. Spanish defender Juan Cala will make his debut while Solskjaer may opt to hand starts to the Norwegian trio of Magnus Wolff Eikrem, Mats Moller Daehli and Jo Inge Berget. Craig Bellamy is suspended. Wigan's on-loan striker Nicky Maynard does not have permission to play against his parent club, while both defender Rob Kiernan and forward Martyn Waghorn are cup-tied. Midfielder James McArthur has been struggling with illness and will not travel with the squad to south Wales, while top scorer Nick Powell has not played since January because of a hamstring problem. Wigan defender Ivan Ramis will be out to show Cardiff what they are missing this weekend. The 29-year-old centre-back was all set to complete a transfer to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men, who had met Latics' asking price, before the deal fell through with injury concerns appearing to dissuade the Bluebirds. Ramis has featured just seven times in 13 months due to a knee injury and a soft-tissue problem but has now returned to full training and could make his comeback in the fifth round at the Cardiff City Stadium. Like boss Uwe Rosler and many of the current Wigan squad, the Spaniard played no part in the glorious FA Cup campaign which culminated in a memorable May victory over Manchester City at Wembley, but the manager suggested Ramis could draw upon another source of inspiration. "Who wants to play against Cardiff? One of them desperately wants to play to prove them wrong and it's not Nicky Maynard because he is cup-tied," said Rosler.

Formation:4231Manager: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Cardiff

Formation: 3412Manager: Uwe Rosler

Wigan

  • David Marshall
  • Kevin Theophile-Catherine
  • Steven Caulker
  • Juan Cala
  • Andrew Taylor
  • Gary Medel
  • Magnus Wolff Eikrem
  • Mats Daehli
  • Jo Inge Berget
  • Wilfried Zaha
  • Fraizer Campbell
  • SUBS
  • Ben Turner
  • Bo-Kyung Kim
  • Craig Noone
  • Aron Gunnarsson
  • Don Cowie
  • Joe Lewis
  • Declan John

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