UK time is: 13:57:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cardiff City Need Luck To Salvage Watford Draw

Cardiff City rescued a point against Watford, coming from a goal down despite enjoying the better chances throughout the game. The first half saw City on top, but despite Whittingham hitting the post and Gunnarsson failing to convert a simple chance - the Hornets were able to grow in confidence and went in level.

After the break, the home side looked far better and in Sordell and Kightly - had the two players most likely to produce. City were made to pay for wasting the early chances when Sordell made a fool of Hudson and teed up Prince Buaben. It could have been worse for Cardiff had Sordell gone down under Hudson's challenge, he may well have been sent off.

Cardiff rarely looked likely to change matters, but were handed a huge slice of luck when Gunnarsson's long throw evaded the erratic Scott Loach. Either Adrian Mariappa or Ben Turner managed to loop the ball goalwards for the equaliser. Follwoing that, both sides had chances and Don Cowie could/should have scored before Kenny Miller went through and should have been awarded a penalty.

However, the best chance fell to Michael Kightly but his glanced header was brilliantly saved by David Marshall.

All in all a fair result, and credit to both teams for showing good attacking intent from the off. The moments of quality were rare but both sides enjoyed good spells. A point away from home is acceptable for Cardiff, especially having gone a goal down. Back-to-back defeats would have been a huge blow so psychologically - a good draw for the Bluebirds.




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:Monday December 26 2011

Time: 4:02PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Blackburn Game Re-arranged (Thursday January 29 2015)

No Deals For Huth & Jarvis (Thursday January 29 2015)

O'Keefe Signing Confirmed (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Jarvis Winging In? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Another Defeat Against Derby? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

O'Keefe Set To Sign At Cardiff? (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Blackpool To Return Lewis? (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Slade Targets Stoke Defender? (Monday January 26 2015)

Le Fondre's Bolton Move Confirmed (Monday January 26 2015)

Burgstaller's Contract Cancelled (Monday January 26 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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Norwich 3 - 2 Cardiff
Cardiff 1 - 0 Fulham
Cardiff 2 - 4 Watford
Charlton 1 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 2 - 3 Brentford
Bournemouth 5 - 3 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Blackburn 27 9 9 9 -1 36
11. Birmingham 27 9 9 9 -8 36
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34
13. Cardiff 26 9 7 10 -3 34
14. Fulham 27 10 4 13 -7 34
15. Huddersfield 27 9 7 11 -10 34
16. Bolton 26 9 5 12 -6 32

Breaking League News

BWFC: Gone
Bolton : 30/01/2015 13:54:00
RUFC - Gaffer Buzzing Over Hunt Signing
Rotherham : 30/01/2015 13:28:00
Rob Kiernan Heading For The Exit Door?
Wigan : 30/01/2015 13:25:00
Tettey Should Be Back For Birmingham
Norwich : 30/01/2015 13:00:00
Jason Pearce Officially A Latics Player
Wigan : 30/01/2015 12:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff v Derby
Suggested By:  
Cardiff win 30%
Derby win 42%
Draw 28%