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  • English Football League Championship
  • 7 December 2012, 7:45pm
  • Ewood Park
  • Attendance: 12,460
BlackburnBlackburnvCardiffCardiff
1
  • King, 51
4
  • Hudson, 30
  • Bellamy, 56
  • Mason, 84
  • Kim Bo-Kyung, 85

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Match ends, Blackburn Rovers 1, Cardiff City 4.

90+5 mins:Second Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 1, Cardiff City 4.

90+3 mins:Substitution, Cardiff City. Rudy Gestede replaces Heidar Helguson.

90+2 mins:Foul by Mark Hudson (Cardiff City).

90+2 mins:Colin Kazim-Richards (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

90+2 mins:Foul by Joe Mason (Cardiff City).

90+2 mins:Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90+1 mins:Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Fábio Nunes tries a through ball, but Jordan Rhodes is caught offside.

90 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Craig Conway.

87 mins:Foul by Peter Whittingham (Cardiff City).

87 mins:Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

85 mins:Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Cardiff City 4. Kim Bo-Kyung (Cardiff City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Heidar Helguson.

84 mins:Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Cardiff City 3. Joe Mason (Cardiff City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Heidar Helguson with a headed pass.

83 mins:Attempt missed. Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Martin Olsson with a cross.

81 mins:Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Rubén Rochina replaces Dickson Etuhu.

81 mins:Substitution, Cardiff City. Joe Mason replaces Craig Bellamy.

80 mins:Attempt missed. Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Kim Bo-Kyung with a cross.

74 mins:Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

74 mins:Craig Bellamy (Cardiff City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

74 mins:Foul by Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers).

72 mins:Craig Conway (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

72 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

72 mins:Offside, Cardiff City. Don Cowie tries a through ball, but Craig Bellamy is caught offside.

70 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Ben Turner.

70 mins:Attempt blocked. Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

70 mins:Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Fábio Nunes replaces Mauro Formica.

70 mins:Substitution, Cardiff City. Kim Bo-Kyung replaces Craig Noone because of an injury.

69 mins:Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

69 mins:Foul by Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City).

69 mins:Colin Kazim-Richards (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

68 mins:Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

67 mins:Craig Noone (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

67 mins:Foul by Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers).

66 mins:Attempt saved. Colin Kazim-Richards (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

65 mins:Craig Noone (Cardiff City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

65 mins:Foul by Craig Noone (Cardiff City).

65 mins:Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

64 mins:Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

64 mins:Foul by Dickson Etuhu (Blackburn Rovers).

63 mins:Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Jordan Rhodes.

63 mins:Attempt saved. Dickson Etuhu (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Colin Kazim-Richards with a headed pass.

62 mins:Attempt missed. Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Jordan Rhodes.

60 mins:Foul by Mark Hudson (Cardiff City).

60 mins:Colin Kazim-Richards (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

60 mins:Attempt missed. Matthew Connolly (Cardiff City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Craig Bellamy with a cross following a corner.

59 mins:Corner, Cardiff City. Conceded by Grant Hanley.

58 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Craig Noone.

57 mins:Mark Hudson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

57 mins:Foul by Colin Kazim-Richards (Blackburn Rovers).

56 mins:Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Cardiff City 2. Craig Bellamy (Cardiff City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Heidar Helguson with a headed pass following a set piece situation.

55 mins:Matthew Connolly (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

55 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

52 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Ben Turner.

52 mins:Attempt blocked. Colin Kazim-Richards (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

52 mins:Foul by Craig Conway (Cardiff City).

52 mins:Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

51 mins:Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Cardiff City 1. Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Colin Kazim-Richards with a through ball.

50 mins:Attempt missed. Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Mauro Formica.

50 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Ben Turner.

49 mins:Attempt missed. Peter Whittingham (Cardiff City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

48 mins:Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

48 mins:Foul by Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers).

Second Half begins Blackburn Rovers 0, Cardiff City 1.

45 mins:Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Colin Kazim-Richards replaces Marcus Olsson.

45+3 mins:First Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 0, Cardiff City 1.

45+1 mins:Foul by Ben Turner (Cardiff City).

45+1 mins:Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

45 mins:Attempt missed. Craig Noone (Cardiff City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

45 mins:Attempt blocked. Peter Whittingham (Cardiff City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

44 mins:Corner, Cardiff City. Conceded by Adam Henley.

44 mins:Craig Bellamy (Cardiff City) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the left side of the box. Assisted by Craig Noone with a through ball.

43 mins:Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

43 mins:Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).

42 mins:Offside, Cardiff City. Andrew Taylor tries a through ball, but Craig Noone is caught offside.

41 mins:Don Cowie (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

41 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

40 mins:Foul by Craig Conway (Cardiff City).

40 mins:Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

36 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Matthew Connolly.

36 mins:Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Ben Turner.

36 mins:Attempt blocked. Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Marcus Olsson.

32 mins:Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

32 mins:Foul by Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers).

30 mins:Goal! Blackburn Rovers 0, Cardiff City 1. Mark Hudson (Cardiff City) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Craig Noone with a cross following a set piece situation.

30 mins:Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

29 mins:Craig Bellamy (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

29 mins:Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).

28 mins:Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

28 mins:Foul by Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers).

24 mins:Ben Turner (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

24 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

20 mins:Mark Hudson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

20 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

20 mins:Offside, Cardiff City. Craig Bellamy tries a through ball, but Heidar Helguson is caught offside.

18 mins:Attempt blocked. Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

18 mins:Attempt blocked. Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

17 mins:Mark Hudson (Cardiff City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

17 mins:Foul by Mark Hudson (Cardiff City).

17 mins:Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

16 mins:Peter Whittingham (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

16 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

13 mins:Craig Conway (Cardiff City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

13 mins:Foul by Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers).

7 mins:Foul by Craig Noone (Cardiff City).

7 mins:Dickson Etuhu (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

6 mins:Attempt blocked. Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordan Rhodes.

2 mins:Heidar Helguson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

2 mins:Foul by Dickson Etuhu (Blackburn Rovers).

1 mins:Foul by Joshua King (Blackburn Rovers).

1 mins:Don Cowie (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

1 mins:Foul by Craig Noone (Cardiff City).

1 mins:Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

team line-up

1Paul Robinson
16Scott Dann
3Martin Olsson
31Grant Hanley
27Adam Henley
6Jason Lowe
10Mauro Formica70
14Markus Olsson45
18Dickson Etuhu81
15Joshua King
11Jordan Rhodes

substitutes

39Colin Kazim-Richards45
34Jake Kean
23Rubén Rochina81
12Morten Gamst Pedersen
7Fábio Nunes70
5Gaël Givet
33Simon Vukcevic

referee

Simon Hooper

team line-up

1David Marshall
3Andrew Taylor
6Ben Turner
12Matthew Connolly
5Mark Hudson
11Craig Conway
7Peter Whittingham
16Craig Noone70
8Don Cowie
39Craig Bellamy81
22Heidar Helguson93

substitutes

13Kim Bo-Kyung70
32Joe Lewis
20Joe Mason81
15Rudy Gestede93
17Aron Gunnarsson
2Kevin McNaughton
24Simon Lappin

referee

Simon Hooper

match stats

possession %4653
shots on target34
shots off target45
corners72
tackles won1417
offsides13