Russell Slade has not been surprised by the ease with which he has adjusted to the Sky Bet Championship after watching his Cardiff side beat Ipswich 3-1.
Goals from Peter Whittingham, Frederico Macheda and Adam Le Fondre saw Cardiff come from behind to beat Ipswich 3-1 in the Sky Bet Championship on Tuesday.
Ben Marshall rescued an unlikely point for 10-man Blackburn with a stoppage-time free-kick to deny in-form Ipswich in a 1-1 draw.
Ipswich captain Luke Chambers has confirmed he is in talks over a new contract.
Ipswich Town's Mick McCarthy and Tyrone Mings are the Sky Bet Championship Manager and Player of the Month for September.
Ipswich Town defender Tyrone Mings was linked with a Premier League move over the summer, but he did not allow transfer talk to become a distraction.
Colchester have completed the signing of Ipswich defender Elliott Hewitt on a one-month loan deal.
Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce was relieved to see Michail Antonio's late equaliser preserve their unbeaten run in the Sky Bet Championship as his header forced a 2-2 draw with Ipswich.