Cardiff City - Cardiff City Battle To Crucial Leeds Win
UK time is: 22:52:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Cardiff City Battle To Crucial Leeds Win

Cardiff City triumphed over Leeds United tonight and took all three points to see us climb above our rivals and back up to second place.

The Bluebirds were dominant in the first half, taking the lead when CRAIG BELLAMY slotted home follwing Whittingham's slide rul pass. Schmeichel was forcedto parry several shots, while he also clawed away Chris Burke's low effort at the near post.

Leeds were disappointing in the first half, and created few chances. However, the Leeds started much the better in the second half. Tom Heaton made a superb save to deny Llody Sam after City failed to clear their lines, but within seconds the scores were level as Snodgrass robbed Bellamy and fired an excellent 25 yard effort across goal and in at the far post.

Both teams looked nervous, but looked to attack wehre possible. However, there were few clear cut chances until MICHAEL CHOPRA latched onto another sublime Whittingham 50 yard pass before cooly firing past Schmeichel.

Bellamy had an effort saved, while Keogh should have converted a 1-on-1 deep into injury time while Leeds United were unable to claw back an equaliser, their best effort when sub Becchio nodded wide under good pressure from McNaughton.

Cardiff City just about deserved the win, but this was about much more than just three points. We beat a genuine promotion contender, who are in good form. We tightened up defensively, and looked bright in attack. There are plenty of issues to be ironed out, but hopefully this win marks the retun to form. It's certainly overdue.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 4 2011

Time: 10:32PM

Your Comments

I have to agree, thought we was poor the first 35 minutes. Well done to the stadium, no messing abut after the game and mobile beer sellers on the concourse.
King Billy
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Cardiff Know 2015-16 Opponents (Monday May 25 2015)

Honduran Striker Linked (Monday May 25 2015)

Moore A Wanted Man (Sunday May 24 2015)

Hands Off Whitts & Mason (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Marshall Gets Scotland Call Up (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Mason Linked With Wolves (Monday May 18 2015)

Cardiff Announce Memorial Match (Saturday May 16 2015)

Orient Winger Again Linked (Thursday May 14 2015)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 2 Blackpool
Cardiff 0 - 0 Millwall
Ipswich 3 - 1 Cardiff
Leeds Utd 1 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Bolton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Derby County 46 21 14 11 29 77
9. Blackburn 46 17 16 13 7 67
10. Birmingham 46 16 15 15 -10 63
11. Cardiff 46 16 14 16 -4 62
12. Charlton 46 14 18 14 -6 60
13. Sheff Wed 46 14 18 14 -6 60
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59

Breaking League News

Potential Signings- Full Backs
Reading : 27/05/2015 22:05:00
PWU Podcast Special - Boycey Is In The House
Wigan : 27/05/2015 21:32:01
Thomas Called Up For Under-20s
Derby County : 27/05/2015 21:30:00
Opinion: Some Reading fans are glad Federici has departed.
Reading : 27/05/2015 21:22:00
LUFC Head chopped by Cellino
Leeds Utd : 27/05/2015 20:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Forest MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 14%
Peltier 0%
Morrison 0%
Turner 0%
Fabio 12%
Kennedy 12%
Gunnarsson 0%
O'Keefe 0%
Ralls 0%
Mason 50%
Doyle 12%
Sub - Revell 0%
Sub - Pilkington 0%
Sub - Moore 0%