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Cardiff City Stadium (ATT 20,278) 2nd October 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: K Friend

Cardiff Cardiff City vs Birmingham City Birm'ham

Cardiff 2

C Bellamy (39)
M Hudson (57)

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Birm'ham 1

L Lita (54)

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  1. The referee blows for the end of the match.

  2. 94

    The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

  3. 92

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Don Cowie by Paul Robinson. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

  4. 90

    The ball is delivered by Christopher Burke, save made by Jack Butland.

  5. 90

    Peter Whittingham delivers the ball, Jack Butland makes a save.

  6. 89

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin McNaughton on Wade Elliott. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Robinson, clearance by Heidar Helguson.

  7. 86

    Unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham by Steven Caldwell results in a free kick. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

  8. 86

    Steven Caldwell concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Whittingham. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

  9. 83

    The official flags Mark Hudson offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland. Bo-Kyung Kim joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Noone.

  10. 81

    Marlon King takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

  11. 80

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by Keith Fahey. Free kick taken by David Marshall.

  12. 80

    Heidar Helguson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christopher Burke. Free kick crossed by Wade Elliott, Andrew Taylor manages to make a clearance.

  13. 78

    Don Cowie comes on in place of Craig Bellamy.

  14. 76

    Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Save made by Jack Butland. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Jack Butland makes a save.

  15. 75

    The ball is crossed by Aron Gunnarsson.

  16. 74

    Christopher Burke challenges Craig Noone unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrew Taylor takes the direct free kick.

  17. 73

    Nathan Redmond comes on in place of Peter Lovenkrands.

  18. 72

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor by Wade Elliott. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

  19. 71

    The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Bellamy. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

  20. 67

    Corner taken right-footed by Peter Whittingham, save by Jack Butland. Craig Noone takes the outswinging corner, Craig Bellamy is booked. Mark Hudson fouled by Steven Caldwell, the ref awards a free kick. Aron Gunnarsson takes the direct free kick.

  21. 68

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Hurst by Craig Bellamy. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

  22. 68

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Bellamy on James Hurst. Jack Butland restarts play with the free kick.

  23. 67

    Joe Mason takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

  24. 65

    The assistant referee signals for offside against Leroy Lita. Free kick taken by David Marshall. Marlon King replaces Leroy Lita.

  25. 65

    Keith Fahey takes a shot. Mark Hudson gets a block in.

  26. 64

    Heidar Helguson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Spector. Wade Elliott crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Mark Hudson. Keith Fahey takes a shot. Andrew Taylor gets a block in.

  27. 63

    Joe Mason takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caldwell.

  28. 61

    Unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Matthew Connolly results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Keith Fahey, Peter Whittingham manages to make a clearance.

  29. 61

    Shot from inside the area by Joe Mason clears the bar.

  30. 59

    Peter Lovenkrands gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor. Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

  31. 55

    Peter Whittingham takes the inswinging corner, Curtis Davies goes into the book. Mark Hudson finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 2-1 Birmingham.Peter Whittingham provided the assist for the goal.

  32. 51

    Foul by Mark Hudson on Leroy Lita, free kick awarded. Mark Hudson receives a yellow card. Wade Elliott produces a cross, Leroy Lita scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-1 Birmingham.Assist by Wade Elliott.

  33. 51

    James Hurst comes on in place of Will Packwood.

  34. 49

    Craig Noone delivers the ball, Effort on goal by Heidar Helguson from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

  35. 46

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Will Packwood by Andrew Taylor. Free kick taken by Will Packwood.

  36. The referee gets the second half underway.

  37. The players leave the pitch at half time.

  38. 44

    Paul Robinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Bellamy. Craig Bellamy produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

  39. 44

    A cross is delivered by Joe Mason, save by Jack Butland.

  40. 42

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Noone by Wade Elliott. Direct free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

  41. 39

    Mark Hudson concedes a free kick for a foul on Leroy Lita. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

  42. 38

    Craig Bellamy gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cardiff 1-0 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Mark Hudson.

  43. 36

    Unfair challenge on Joe Mason by Paul Robinson results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Peter Whittingham from right channel, clearance by Leroy Lita.

  44. 36

    Christopher Burke produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

  45. 34

    Shot by Aron Gunnarsson. Jack Butland makes a comfortable save.

  46. 31

    Craig Noone sends in a cross, Jack Butland makes a save.

  47. 31

    Mark Hudson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

  48. 29

    Craig Bellamy is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

  49. 26

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Mason on Wade Elliott. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

  50. 22

    Wade Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Noone. Free kick crossed left-footed by Peter Whittingham, clearance by Peter Lovenkrands.

  51. 20

    Craig Bellamy is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

  52. 18

    Leroy Lita produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

  53. 16

    Centre by Peter Whittingham, clearance made by Wade Elliott. Aron Gunnarsson takes a corner.

  54. 14

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keith Fahey by Aron Gunnarsson. Keith Fahey sends in a cross, Leroy Lita takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott.

  55. 13

    Kevin McNaughton fouled by Wade Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. David Marshall takes the indirect free kick.

  56. 12

    Mark Hudson concedes a free kick for a foul on Christopher Burke. Steven Caldwell takes the free kick.

  57. 9

    The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Steven Caldwell.

  58. 8

    Effort on goal by Craig Noone from just inside the area clears the bar.

  59. 4

    The official flags Joe Mason offside. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

  60. 4

    Unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson by Keith Fahey results in a free kick. Kevin McNaughton restarts play with the free kick.

  61. 3

    Craig Bellamy takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

  62. 3

    Wade Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Whittingham. David Marshall takes the direct free kick.

  63. 1

    Shot from just outside the box by Jonathan Spector misses to the right of the goal.

  64. Craig Bellamy is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

  65. The match has kicked off.

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