UK time is: 03:09:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff City Seal Clinical Win Over Leicester

Cardiff City recorded a 2-0 victory over an off colour Leicester City side to return to winning ways. It was a determined performance for the Bluebirds and in a game of few chances, we were clinical and ran out deserved winners.

The game was largely even with both sides disciplined but conservation until the Foxes switched off and allowed Seyi Olofinjana to break clear on the right, his cut-back found the lively MICHAEL CHOPRA to finish low from 12 yards.

Leicester were largely resricted to long range efforts, but Gallagher's effort flew just wide in the first half before the Foxes nearly made a brilliant start to the second only for Heaton's fingertips to deny Wellens' good low drive.

Shortly afterwards, a flowing move found the marauding Kevin McNaughton free on the left, he pulled back perfectly for the onrushing AARON RAMSEY to steer home the decisive second.

Cardiff City saw the game out in determined fashion, with Quinn and Hudson impressive. Dave Jones too deserved great credit for shuffling his pack effectively to nullify the Leicester threat. Emmanuel-Thomas, Burke and Parkin all had chances to increase the margin, while Leicester City were unable to take their intricate midfield play into the final third.

A crucial win for Cardiff City, over the form team of the division. Sven's men failed to hit top gear, at least partly due to the work-rate and passion of the Bluebirds. There wasn't a lot in the game, but it was Cardiff City who got the all important opener and had the quality to see the game out.




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 February 22 2011

Time: 10:23PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Gabbidon's Player Coach Role (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Hudson Joins Huddersfield (Monday September 1 2014)

Cardiff Confirm Manga Signing (Monday September 1 2014)

Gabbidon Set For Return? (Monday September 1 2014)

5m Defender To Sign (Monday September 1 2014)

Solskjaer Pleased With Response (Sunday August 31 2014)

Vital Report: Fulham 1 Cardiff 1 (Saturday August 30 2014)

Stats: Fulham v Cardiff (Saturday August 30 2014)

Vital Preview: Fulham v Cardiff (Friday August 29 2014)

Vincent Tan: Justified? (Thursday August 28 2014)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wolves 1 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 3 - 1 Huddersfield
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Charlton 5 2 3 0 2 9
7. Derby County 5 2 2 1 4 8
8. Brentford 5 2 2 1 2 8
9. Cardiff 5 2 2 1 2 8
10. Sheff Wed 5 2 2 1 1 8
11. Bournemouth 5 2 1 2 3 7
12. Wigan 5 2 1 2 3 7

Breaking League News

Watford Appoint Garcia As Head Coach
Watford : 02/09/2014 22:51:00
LUFC Leeds Summer Transfer Rumours - Round-Up
Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 20:52:00
LUFC Smith surprised by Leeds exit
Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 19:55:00
No issues for keeper
Middlesbrough : 02/09/2014 19:53:00
M&M Ready To Resist All Temptation
Ipswich : 02/09/2014 19:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 2%
Brayford 0%
Fabio 0%
Dikgacoi 0%
Morrison 0%
Connolly 16%
Pilkington 16%
Whittingham 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Jones 16%
Daehli 50%
Sub - Ralls 0%
Sub - Macheda 0%
Sub - Wolff Ekirem 0%