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  • Date:14 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The Walkers Stadium
  • King (50)
    King (67)
  • Naylor (25)
Goal!

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94:51 +4.51

Darcy Blake is given a yellow card.

94:16 +4.16

Yuki Abe takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

92:37 +2.37

Lee Naylor challenges Lloyd Dyer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lloyd Dyer fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

92:16 +2.16

Kevin McNaughton crosses the ball, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance.

90:48 +0.48

Robbie Neilson sends in a cross, clearance by Aaron Wildig.

90:13 +0.13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gabor Gyepes by Yuki Abe. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.

89:17

Aaron Wildig challenges Matt Oakley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Carl Ikeme takes the free kick.

85:24

Effort on goal by Chris Burke from just inside the area clears the bar.

84:12

Lloyd Dyer challenges Lee Naylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Gallagher joins the action as a substitute, replacing Martyn Waghorn. Direct free kick taken by Lee Naylor.

82:16

Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Martyn Waghorn goes wide of the left-hand post.

80:46

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Gavin Rae gets a block in. Andy King goes off and Yuki Abe comes on. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Richie Wellens, Unfair challenge on Gavin Rae by Michael Morrison results in a free kick. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

80:24

Centre by Robbie Neilson, Gabor Gyepes gets a block in.

77:55

Foul by Mark Hudson on Steve Howard, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

77:34

Chris Burke takes a shot. Save made by Carl Ikeme.

76:20

The ball is crossed by Chris Burke, Michael Morrison manages to make a clearance.

75:45

The ball is delivered by Peter Whittingham, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance.

75:00

The ball is delivered by Chris Burke.

74:38

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot from a just insdie the penalty area and hits the post.

73:38

Richie Wellens takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson. The ball is crossed by Bruno Berner, clearance by Mark Hudson. A cross is delivered by Robbie Neilson, Mark Hudson manages to make a clearance.

73:38

Richie Wellens takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Hudson. Bruno Berner sends in a cross, Lee Naylor manages to make a clearance. The ball is sent over by Robbie Neilson, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.

70:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gavin Rae by Matt Oakley. Direct free kick taken by Lee Naylor.

70:06

Robbie Neilson crosses the ball, Headed effort on goal by Steve Howard from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

68:15

Darcy Blake is brought on as a substitute for Stephen McPhail.

67:06

Andy King fires in a goal from just inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Leicester 2-1 Cardiff.Richie Wellens provided the assist for the goal.

65:58

Steve Howard takes a shot. Kevin McNaughton gets a block in.

62:21

Robbie Neilson produces a cross, clearance by Kevin McNaughton.

61:44

Chris Burke produces a cross.

61:44

Centre by Chris Burke.

61:44

The ball is crossed by Lloyd Dyer.

60:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Hudson on Steve Howard. Martyn Waghorn has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save by David Marshall.

60:08

Andrew Keogh is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Hobbs.

59:21

(Cardiff) makes a substitution, with Aaron Wildig coming on for Jason Koumas.

58:18

Chris Burke sends in a cross, Bruno Berner gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham, Gabor Gyepes produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

56:47

Centre by Bruno Berner, Matt Oakley takes a shot. Save by David Marshall. Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Martyn Waghorn from the left by-line. Martyn Waghorn takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

56:33

Bruno Berner crosses the ball, clearance made by Mark Hudson.

55:07

Lloyd Dyer produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

54:06

Martyn Waghorn has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.

53:14

Unfair challenge on Andy King by Stephen McPhail results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

52:37

Richie Wellens sends in a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by Andy King misses to the left of the target.

50:52

The ball is swung over by Richie Wellens, Andy King finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Leicester 1-1 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Richie Wellens.

49:59

Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. Blocked by Gavin Rae. Corner taken left-footed by Martyn Waghorn from the right by-line, Gabor Gyepes manages to make a clearance.

49:27

Foul by Bruno Berner on Andrew Keogh, free kick awarded. Stephen McPhail takes the direct free kick.

48:53

Martyn Waghorn produces a cross, Lee Naylor makes a clearance.

46:29

The ball is delivered by Richie Wellens, David Marshall makes a comfortable save.

45:45 +0.45

The ball is sent over by Martyn Waghorn, clearance by Mark Hudson.

44:20

Lloyd Dyer delivers the ball, Martyn Waghorn produces a right-footed shot from close in which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

44:06

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, save by Carl Ikeme.

43:19

Chris Burke crosses the ball, blocked by Jack Hobbs. Peter Whittingham takes the inswinging corner, save by Carl Ikeme.

41:57

The ball is crossed by Bruno Berner.

41:41

The ball is swung over by Lloyd Dyer, clearance by Lee Naylor.

41:09

The ball is delivered by Martyn Waghorn, save made by David Marshall.

38:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Lee Naylor. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

38:04

Robbie Neilson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

35:52

Robbie Neilson delivers the ball, Peter Whittingham gets a block in. Martyn Waghorn takes the inswinging corner, Steve Howard takes a shot. Andrew Keogh makes a clearance.

35:20

Unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Lee Naylor results in a free kick. Matt Oakley takes the direct free kick.

34:33

Andrew Keogh takes a shot. Carl Ikeme makes a save.

33:16

Bruno Berner concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Burke. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick.

31:06

Jason Koumas produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.

30:34

Chris Burke produces a cross, Bruno Berner gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Robbie Neilson manages to make a clearance.

30:12

The ball is swung over by Peter Whittingham.

28:45

Gavin Rae fouled by Richie Wellens, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Hudson takes the direct free kick.

26:32

Foul by Steve Howard on Gabor Gyepes, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Gabor Gyepes.

25:28

Lee Naylor finds the net with a goal from a long way out to the top right corner of the goal. Leicester 0-1 Cardiff.

22:35

The ball is crossed by Richie Wellens, Headed effort from inside the box by Michael Morrison misses to the right of the target.

21:34

Unfair challenge on Steve Howard by Gavin Rae results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Martyn Waghorn from left channel, clearance made by Gabor Gyepes.

20:54

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Peter Whittingham, Carl Ikeme makes a save.

20:08

Jason Koumas fouled by Jack Hobbs, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Naylor.

18:38

Centre by Martyn Waghorn, clearance made by Mark Hudson.

17:58

Steve Howard takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

16:29

Andy King produces a cross.

14:33

Bruno Berner produces a cross, blocked by Kevin McNaughton. Corner taken right-footed by Richie Wellens. The ball is sent over by Michael Morrison, David Marshall makes a save.

12:48

Andy King produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

12:07

The ball is sent over by Lloyd Dyer, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.

8:46

Jason Koumas takes a shot. Save by Carl Ikeme.

6:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Gavin Rae. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

4:55

Foul by Peter Whittingham on Matt Oakley, free kick awarded. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

3:28

Unfair challenge on Jason Koumas by Lloyd Dyer results in a free kick. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.

1:19

Matt Oakley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gavin Rae. Peter Whittingham takes the direct free kick.

The match begins.

The half-time whistle blows.

The second half begins.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Abe in Foxes frame Leicester manager Pablo Sousa could hand Japanese World Cup star Yuki Abe his debut against Cardiff after he finally received a work visa. Goalkeeper Chris Weale has not recovered from a shoulder injury so Carl Ikeme will continue to deputise between the sticks. Matty Fryatt is likely to keep his place up front for the Foxes despite reported interest from Derby for the striker, while Sousa will have to decide whether to recall Steve Howard to give his frontline more aerial threat. Danny N'Guessan may be recalled at the expense of Lloyd Dyer as the Foxes look for their first win of the season. Andy King scored at the weekend and will be at the heart of the midfield again. Craig Bellamy and Jay Bothroyd are battling to be fit for Cardiffter. Bellamy stands the better chance of the two strikers as he looks to recover from the knee problem - sustained while on international duty with Wales - which ruled him out of Saturday`s 2-0 win over Hull. Bothroyd (calf) faces a slightly tougher prospect of proving his fitness in time having also missed out against the Tigers. City already have Michael Chopra on the sidelines until at least next month with an ankle injury. On-loan midfielder Danny Drinkwater was the third player to miss out at the weekend due to an ankle problem of his own and he will undergo a late fitness test. Fellow loanee Seyi Olofinjana netted the opener against his parent club before being forced off with a thigh injury but he should be okay while manager Dave Jones will assess various other bumps and bruises.

Formation:433Manager: Paulo Sousa

Leicester

Formation: 451Manager: Dave Jones

Cardiff

  • Carl Ikeme
  • Robbie Neilson
  • Michael Morrison
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Bruno Berner
  • Matt Oakley
  • Andy King
  • Richie Wellens
  • Martyn Waghorn
  • Steve Howard
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • SUBS
  • Conrad Logan
  • Angelo Miguel Vitor
  • Joao Moreno
  • Paul Gallagher
  • Matt Fryatt
  • Yuki Abe
  • Franck Moussa

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Match Report

Andy is King for Leicester Andy King's second-half brace gave Leicester a 2-1 win - their first of the season - and denied Cardiff a share of top spot in the npower Championship. Cardiff took a fluke lead through Lee Naylor's 40-yard strike but Paulo Sousa's side put in an impressive second 45 minutes to battle back and gain revenge for last season's play-off semi-final defeat. Cardiff were without a strikeforce most Premier League sides would envy, as Michael Chopra, Jay Bothroyd and Craig Bellamy all nursed injuries. And after bossing the opening period they faded badly and never looked like earning a draw as their unbeaten start came to an end. With both sides fielding a solitary central striker, it was Cardiff who won the midfield battle in the opening exchanges, and Jason Koumas had the first effort but his low shot lacked power and was easily held by Carl Ikeme in the Foxes goal. Both sides were trying to play football and it was the visitors who went ahead in spectacular fashion in the 26th minute. Koumas cushioned a fabulous first-time pass out wide and the overlapping Naylor took one touch before thrashing the ball from 40 yards over Ikeme's head and into the top corner. The former Celtic full-back was mobbed by his team-mates and may claim it was deliberate, but his effort was surely a mishit cross. Either way the goal injected life into the Bluebirds and Koumas threatened again with another long-range strike before Peter Whittingham's delightful flick teed up Andy Keogh for a curler into Ikeme's arms. A Martyn Waghorn corner almost delivered an equaliser when Michael Morrison headed across goal and Steve Howard flicked on, only to see Cardiff captain Mark Hudson stretch to head clear. The interval brought a brief storm and added impetus from the hosts, with Waghorn shooting wide from the edge of the area after another direct run. And moments later Sousa's side were rewarded for their bright start when King headed the 51st-minute equaliser. Waghorn was again involved on the right and when he recycled play inside to Richie Wellens, the former Blackpool man delivered a teasing cross which King stormed onto to plant a powerful header past David Marshall and into the roof of the net. Leicester were on top and took a deserved lead in the 68th minute thanks to another excellent King goal. Again Wellens was the architect and when he found space on the corner of the area he quickly squared the ball to Lloyd Dyer. The winger cleverly ran over the ball to allow the arriving King to sweep a shot over Marshall's head from the edge of the area. Dyer then wasted a golden chance when Marshall fluffed a kick straight at his feet but the winger could only hit the post from 10 yards. Japanese midfielder Yuki Abe made his debut late on as the Foxes saw out an important win.

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