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  • Date:19 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The New Den
  • Attendance:15,039
  • Trotter - pen (51)
    Trotter - pen (51) Lisbie (61)
    Morison (86)
  • Burke (48) Whittingham (72) Burke (79)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:30 +3.30

Alan Dunne is shown a yellow card. Alan Dunne shown a red card for second bookable offence. Craig Bellamy fouled by Alan Dunne, the ref awards a free kick. Dekel Keinan takes the direct free kick.

93:13 +3.13

Stephen McPhail takes a shot. Alan Dunne gets a block in.

92:51 +2.51

The offside flag is raised against Neil Harris. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

92:40 +2.40

The referee penalises Craig Bellamy for handball. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

92:25 +2.25

Steve Morison takes a shot. Save by Stephen Bywater.

92:02 +2.02

Kevin McNaughton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neil Harris. Tony Craig restarts play with the free kick.

90:50 +0.50

Steve Morison goes into the referee's book. The official flags Steve Morison offside. Kevin McNaughton takes the indirect free kick.

89:41

Neil Harris takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Bywater.

88:58

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the left by-line.

86:23

Steve Morison finds the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Millwall 3-3 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Hameur Bouazza.

85:33

Darcy Blake takes a shot. Save by David Forde.

84:45

Effort from just outside the box by Peter Whittingham goes over the bar.

83:48

Alan Dunne challenges Craig Bellamy unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Craig Bellamy, Darren Ward manages to make a clearance.

81:19

Unfair challenge on Darren Ward by Jon Parkin results in a free kick. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

79:43

Chris Burke fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Millwall 2-3 Cardiff.Craig Bellamy takes a shot. David Forde makes a save.

78:00

Kevin Lisbie goes off and Neil Harris comes on.

77:32

Jon Parkin challenges Darren Purse unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

75:42

Corner from the right by-line taken by Peter Whittingham, David Forde makes a save.

75:20

The referee penalises Kevin Lisbie for handball. Stephen McPhail restarts play with the free kick.

74:16

Hameur Bouazza takes a shot. Save by Stephen Bywater.

72:33

Peter Whittingham scores a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Millwall 2-2 Cardiff.Craig Bellamy provided the assist for the goal.

71:43

Darcy Blake on for Paul Quinn. Headed effort from deep inside the area by Kevin Lisbie misses to the right of the goal.

70:56

Hameur Bouazza fouled by Paul Quinn, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony Craig.

69:25

Foul by Hameur Bouazza on Chris Burke, free kick awarded. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick.

67:51

Chris Burke produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left. Outswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham, Jon Parkin takes a shot. Tony Craig makes a clearance. Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Burke from the right by-line, clearance by Tamika Mkandawire.

66:33

Jon Parkin challenges Tony Craig unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Forde.

65:49

Corner from right by-line taken by Hameur Bouazza.

65:05

Peter Whittingham takes a shot.

62:24

Inswinging corner taken by James Henry from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Jon Parkin.

61:13

Kevin Lisbie finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Millwall 2-1 Cardiff.Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Hameur Bouazza from the right by-line, assist by Hameur Bouazza.

59:42

Hameur Bouazza on for Andros Townsend.

56:20

Craig Bellamy booked. Corner taken by Peter Whittingham, clearance by Alan Dunne.

50:24

Gabor Gyepes receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Penalty scored by Liam Trotter. Millwall 1-1 Cardiff.Unfair challenge on Kevin Lisbie by Gabor Gyepes results in a Penalty.

49:20 +4.20

The offside flag is raised against Jon Parkin. David Forde takes the free kick.

48:51

A goal is scored by Chris Burke from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Millwall 0-1 Cardiff.

48:12 +3.12

Jon Parkin takes a shot. Save made by David Forde.

47:53

Unfair challenge on Stephen McPhail by Kevin Lisbie results in a free kick. Kevin McNaughton takes the free kick.

47:36 +2.36

The referee blows for offside against Steve Morison. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

45:38

Effort on goal by Kevin Lisbie from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

44:08

Jon Parkin challenges Tony Craig unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Forde restarts play with the free kick.

41:24

Gabor Gyepes comes on in place of Mark Hudson. Andros Townsend concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Burke. Peter Whittingham produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

38:05

Corner taken by Andros Townsend from the right by-line, save by Stephen Bywater.

37:43

Jon Parkin takes a shot.

36:56

The assistant referee flags for offside against Kevin Lisbie. Stephen Bywater takes the indirect free kick.

36:33

Shot from outside the box by Craig Bellamy goes wide right of the target.

35:22

Liam Trotter challenges Jon Parkin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

31:02

Corner taken right-footed by James Henry, clearance made by Peter Whittingham.

30:33

Andros Townsend takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Seyi Olofinjana.

28:27

Jon Parkin is brought on as a substitute for Jay Bothroyd.

26:21

Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot. David Forde makes a fantastic save.

24:48

Paul Robinson is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. (Millwall) makes a substitution, with Darren Purse coming on for Paul Robinson. Paul Robinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Bellamy. Free kick taken by Stephen McPhail.

23:04

The official flags Steve Morison offside. Stephen McPhail takes the free kick.

20:37

Steve Morison takes a shot. Save by Stephen Bywater.

19:34

Foul by James Henry on Kevin McNaughton, free kick awarded. Peter Whittingham crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Liam Trotter makes a clearance.

18:17

Corner from the left by-line taken by Peter Whittingham, Tamika Mkandawire makes a clearance.

17:43

Chris Burke takes a shot. David Forde makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham to the near post, clearance made by Steve Morison.

12:19

Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Blocked by Darren Ward.

8:46

Jay Bothroyd is caught offside. David Forde takes the indirect free kick.

5:26

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Peter Whittingham, clearance by Liam Trotter.

4:58

Kevin Lisbie fouled by Seyi Olofinjana, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Liam Trotter.

4:21

James Henry has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

3:46

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by James Henry from the left by-line to the near post, Jay Bothroyd manages to make a clearance.

0:28

Stephen McPhail challenges Andros Townsend unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tony Craig takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Triple boost for Lions Millwall will be boosted by the return of three players when they take on Cardiff. Defender Darren Purse is available again after serving a one-match ban but may only make the bench, with replacement Darren Ward having helped the Lions keep two clean sheets in a row. Striker Neil Harris is likely to feature in the squad after recovering from his hip injury, but Kevin Lisbie and Steve Morison are expected to keep their places up front. And the influential Hameur Bouazza is also in line for a place on the bench after missing the last three games with a knee injury. Kenny Jackett's side have kept their play-off hopes alive by recording impressive victories against QPR and Burnley. The Lions lost 2-1 to Cardiff this season when the sides met back in September. Cardiff will be without Michael Chopra after he was this week ruled out for the rest of the season. The striker suffered a Grade Three hamstring tear in last weekend`s 2-2 draw against Barnsley, forcing him off after 25 minutes. His absence leaves manager Dave Jones with a decision to make as to who partners Jay Bothroyd in attack, with the likely options either Jon Parkin or Craig Bellamy, who is available to play having been cleared of improper conduct by the FAW relating to last month`s clash against Reading. Pushing the Wales international up front from his usual wide position would allow either Seyi Olofinjana, Chris Burke or Gavin Rae to come into midfield. Goalkeepers Tom Heaton (groin) and deputy David Marshall (elbow) remain sidelined, meaning Stephen Bywater will again get the nod ahead of fellow loanee Jason Brown unless Jones opts to changes things around with the Bluebirds winless in three.

Formation:442Manager: Kenny Jackett

Millwall

Formation: 442Manager: Dave Jones

Cardiff

  • David Forde
  • Alan Dunne
  • Tony Craig
  • Liam Trotter
  • Paul Robinson
  • Darren Ward
  • Andros Townsend
  • Tamika Mkandawire
  • Kevin Lisbie
  • Steve Morison
  • James Henry
  • SUBS
  • Steve Mildenhall
  • Hameur Bouazza
  • Neil Harris
  • Scott Barron
  • Martin Rowlands
  • Josh McQuoid
  • Darren Purse

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Match Report

Morison has final say in six-goal thriller Steve Morison's late goal dented Cardiff's automatic promotion hopes as Millwall secured a hard-earned point from a 3-3 draw after a pulsating second half at The Den. Having spent much of the early part of the season in the top two, the Bluebirds have slipped lately and now find themselves four points adrift of second-placed Norwich. After a goalless opening period, the Bluebirds took the lead through Chris Burke but the Lions hit back in fine style as goals from Liam Trotter and Kevin Lisbie gave them the lead. Dave Jones' side produced a remarkable riposte thereafter as Peter Whittingham levelled the scores before Burke netted his second goal. The drama was not over, though, as Morison netted a leveller in the 87th minute to earn the Lions a share of the points. Heading into the game having picked up just one point from their last three games, Cardiff seemed determined to impose themselves in the opening stages. But, despite some neat build-up play, their final ball was leaving a lot to be desired. Millwall, meanwhile, approached the encounter full of confidence after back-to-back victories over QPR and Burnley, but it did not show initially. The visitors nearly got the reward their endeavour deserved in the 13th minute, but Darren Ward was on hand to block Jay Bothroyd's goal-bound effort. The pressure continued to build on the hosts' backline, with Burke jinking his way into the box before seeing a well-placed effort turned wide by David Forde. Cardiff were forced into a change soon after, with the injured Bothroyd being replaced by Jon Parkin. The game briefly sparked into life just before half-time as Parkin utilised his considerable frame to bring the ball down before unleashing a vicious effort, only to be denied by Forde. Whatever Jones said to his players at the break appeared to work as the visitors took a 49th-minute lead when Burke's mis-hit effort trickled past Forde. But almost immediately the Lions drew level when, after Gabor Gyepes brought down Lisbie, Trotter netted from the penalty spot. The end-to-end nature of the game continued and, after Bluebirds striker Craig Bellamy was denied a penalty when the referee appeared to have pointed to the spot, Lisbie gave Millwall the lead. Substitute Hameur Bouazza sent in an excellent cross, allowing the former Charlton striker, who had ghosted into space, to nod home. Cardiff responded excellently and went agonisingly close to equalising when Bellamy headed against the bar. They did level through Whittingham in the 73rd minute, though. Bellamy was the orchestrator, using all his pace to reach the byline before squaring for the former Aston Villa man, who was left with an easy finish. And they were not finished there as Burke edged the visitors in front seven minutes later, bundling home after Bellamy's effort was parried by Forde. But just when the points appeared to be safe, Bouazza found Morison, who made no mistake with his finish from just inside the area. There was still time for Lions defender Alan Dunne to be sent off for a second bookable offence, but no time for a deciding goal.

Form Guide

    LLDLWW
  • Millwall
  • VS
  • Cardiff
  • LWWLLD

Last Meetings

  • Cardiff
  • 2 - 1
  • Millwall
  • 25/09/2010
  • Cardiff
  • 1 - 1
  • Millwall
  • 31/01/2006
  • Millwall
  • 0 - 0
  • Cardiff
  • 24/09/2005
  • Cardiff
  • 0 - 1
  • Millwall
  • 22/02/2005
  • Millwall
  • 2 - 2
  • Cardiff
  • 23/10/2004
  • Millwall
  • 0 - 0
  • Cardiff
  • 07/04/2004

Top Scorers

Millwall

  • S Morison 11
  • L Trotter 4
  • K Lisbie 3
  • P Robinson 3
  • J Henry 3
  • N Harris 2
  • D Schofield 2
  • S Barron 2
  • D Ward 1
  • T Mkandawire 1
  • H Bouazza 1
  • A Townsend 1
  • J Marquis 1

Cardiff

  • J Bothroyd 15
  • M Chopra 9
  • C Bellamy 8
  • S Olofinjana 5
  • P Whittingham 4
  • L Naylor 2
  • C Burke 2
  • G Rae 1
  • G Gyepes 1
  • J Parkin 1
  • D Keinan 1
  • J Emmanuel-Thomas 1

Goals

Millwall

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 48
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Cardiff

    • Total goals 94
    • Goals per game 57
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 9 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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