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Ben Turner manages to make a clearance.
The match has reached full-time.
Danny Graham has a headed effort at goal. Joe Lewis safely holds on.
Peter Whittingham has an effort direct from the free kick. Allan McGregor catches the ball.
Curtis Davies is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Clearance made by Andrew Taylor.
Steven Caulker makes a clearance.
Andrew Taylor manages to make a clearance.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Stephen Quinn.
Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Tom Huddlestone. Gary Medel gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Theophile-Catherine on Sone Aluko.
The ball is swung over by Sone Aluko.
Shot by Sone Aluko. Joe Lewis blocks the ball.
Maynor Figueroa concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Maynard.
Sone Aluko delivers the ball.
Sone Aluko is caught offside.
The ball is delivered by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Andrew Taylor makes a clearance.
Centre by Stephen Quinn.
Steven Caulker manages to make a clearance.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Peter Whittingham.
Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Blocked by Jake Livermore.
Ben Turner takes the free kick.
Danny Graham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor.
Centre by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Stephen Quinn on for Robbie Brady.
Clearance by Ben Turner.
James Chester manages to make a clearance.
Rudy Gestede on for Fraizer Campbell.
The ball is crossed by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Clearance by Maynor Figueroa.
Peter Whittingham scores with their left foot. Hull 1-1 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Don Cowie.
Free kick taken by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Foul by Don Cowie on Ahmed Elmohamady, free kick awarded.
Maynor Figueroa takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.
Ben Turner shown a yellow card.
Maynor Figueroa makes a clearance.
Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Jake Livermore gets a block in.
Clearance by Curtis Davies.
Free kick crossed by Peter Whittingham.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aron Gunnarsson by Tom Huddlestone.
The ball is delivered by Steven Caulker.
The game restarts for the second half.
The ref blows to end the first period.
A cross is delivered by Robbie Brady.
The ball is swung over by Don Cowie.
Ahmed Elmohamady crosses the ball.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Maynor Figueroa on Don Cowie.
Nicky Maynard replaces Bo-Kyung Kim.
Sone Aluko takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Steven Caulker gets a block in.
Robbie Brady fouled by Kevin Theophile-Catherine, the ref awards a free kick.
Ben Turner makes a clearance.
Curtis Davies scores a headed goal. Hull 1-0 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Tom Huddlestone.
Tom Huddlestone has an effort at goal. Joe Lewis parries the effort to safety.
Don Cowie produces a cross.
Sone Aluko has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Ahmed Elmohamady takes a shot. Peter Whittingham gets a block in.
The ball is delivered by Andrew Taylor.
Fraizer Campbell challenges Curtis Davies unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Peter Whittingham takes a shot. James Chester gets a block in.
Gary Medel takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Bo-Kyung Kim by Jake Livermore results in a free kick.
Ahmed Elmohamady produces a cross.
Allan McGregor restarts play with the free kick.
Tom Huddlestone challenges Bo-Kyung Kim unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Fraizer Campbell challenges James Chester unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The ball is delivered by Don Cowie.
Tom Huddlestone concedes a free kick for a foul on Bo-Kyung Kim.
Fraizer Campbell takes a shot. Jake Livermore gets a block in.
James Chester makes a clearance.
Fraizer Campbell challenges Robbie Brady unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Sone Aluko takes the free kick.
Kevin Theophile-Catherine gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sone Aluko.
Clearance by James Chester.
Shot by Sone Aluko. Joe Lewis parries the ball but the danger is not over.
Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Curtis Davies gets a block in.
Clearance made by Maynor Figueroa.
The referee blows for offside against Sone Aluko.
The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.
Bruce - Cardiff clash a must win
Hull manager Steve Bruce believes Saturday's match with Cardiff is one both clubs will have highlighted as a must win at the start of the Barclays Premier League campaign.
The last time the sides met at the KC Stadium was the final day of Championship season - a dramatic 2-2 draw capped by a tense period of injury-time that saw Hull miss a penalty and Cardiff score one.
That result was still enough to send the Tigers up in second behind their title-winning opponents and both sides now share the goal of preserving their top-flight status.
Cardiff have already beaten Manchester City, while Hull impressed in patches against the same opponents just before the international break, but Bruce insists it is fixtures such as this that will define each side's season.
"It's a big game for us, but I'm sure they'll say the same. Cardiff came up with us and they'll have put it down as one of their fixtures to get something from," said Bruce.
"Cardiff are a good side and they proved to be the best side in the Championship last year. Since then they've added to their squad well, spent a lot of money to improve and they're going to male a big fist of it.
"Talk about must win games...it's against opposition who you think will be around you at the end of the season. If you can turn those teams over it's a big feather in your cap and can help you enormously.
"We identified the first four or five home games. For any side in the bottom half it's about 'can you pick up the points at home?'
"But Cardiff won the Championship at a canter in the finish and they've added well. They'll be difficult to beat but the way we have played so far has encouraged us."
Hull will be without summer signing Yannick Sagbo, who serves the last of a three-game suspension following his sending off against Norwich, meaning Danny Graham should get another chance to impress up front.
Bruce has a doubt over goalkeeper Allan McGregor. McGregor missed Scotland's World Cup qualifiers this month with a groin problem and is not a certainty to have recovered, but Sone Aluko (hamstring) should be fine.
Maynor Figueroa was the last member of the club's international players to return, having represented Honduras, but loan signing Gedo has yet to receive his visa.
Peter Odemwingie took a swipe at former club West Brom as he claimed his move to Cardiff has seen him join a stronger club.
The 32-year-old Nigeria striker joined the Bluebirds in a B#2.5million move late on transfer deadline day, ending an eight-month period where he was frozen out at The Hawthorns after attempting to force through a move to QPR in January.
Odemwingie could make his Cardiff debut at Hull on Saturday, although he is likely to be selected among the substitutes by City boss Malky Mackay.
But he believes the Welsh club, who spent significantly over the course of the summer, have a stronger pool of players to choose from than his former employers.
He said: "I told my wife that from what I see this is a stronger team than West Brom. Without any disrespect to West Brom, that is how I feel.
"I think the club has shown what brought them here were gradual steps. They showed a lot of ambition in the window but it took them a couple of years of calculated steps.
"From the chat I had with the manager that is the way it will be. They have plans for the near future and I think the objective is to stay in the league because they all know this league is very tough.
"They had a great start but the finish is the most important part and it is important to get points on the board before December."
David Marshall is a doubt for for the trip. The goalkeeper suffered a hip injury while on international duty with Scotland, and manager Malky Mackay will turn to back-up Joe Lewis should Marshall not recover in time to play a part at the KC Stadium.
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