Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Liverpool 2-1 Cardiff (Report)

Liverpool 2-1 Cardiff  (Report)





Cardiff City matched their more glamorous opponents in the opening period, creating chances of their own to Fowler, Johnson and Parry but the home side probably shaded the first half. However chances for Leto and Babel went unconverted as the sides went in level at the break.


Liverpool started the second half much the brighter and took the lead early on when El Zhar thumped a superb shot from 30 yards for his first Liverpool goal and one to be savoured. Inspirational captain Steven Gerrard nearly added a second soon after but dragged his shot wide.


Cardiff City came back into it with a decent spell and got the all important next goal when Paul Parry swung a corner from the right and Darren Purse did brilliantly to head back across goal and into the net.

However, it was moments later that Liverpool re-took their lead, great work by Benayoun saw the ball squared to Steven Gerrard to finish and put the Reds back in control.


The swift Liverpool reply knocked the wind out of Cardiff and is was the Reds who looked the more dangerous, with Cardiff running out of ideas and missing any real pace. The superior quality of Liverpool`s subs was paying and Oakes saved well from Peter Crouch although Fowler saw a shot on the turn well blocked by Arbeloa.


Time ran out for the Bluebirds as some late pressure saw a Parry shot deflected over after substitute Steve Thompson made a nuisance of himself. It wasn`t to be and Liverpool, despite a few scares, were fairly comfortable in victory. We fought chard and gave a good account of ourselves, hopefully we can build on this and improve the league form.




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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday October 31 2007
Time: 9:52PM

Comments

0
Good effert and great support from you guys.
will it ever happen
02/11/2007 08:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Warnock's 2017-18 Play-Off Aims

Neil Warnock is looking towards a play-off spot next season but concedes even that would be a 'massive achievement' for Cardiff.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Vital View - Championship, 21st-23rd April 2017

Brighton would have confirmed the title with a point but defeat kept Newcastle alive. Second-bottom Wigan are clinging on - Blackburn are two off Birmingham, three Nottingham Forest.

Warnock - We Need Greater Threats

Manager Neil Warnock has reflected on the scoreless draw with Wigan Athletic at the weekend and admitted Cardiff City need a great threat next season.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Cardiff
Write For Vital Cardiff
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wigan MotM
Suggested By:
Amos0%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Ecuele Manga0%
Bennett100%
Gunnarsson0%
Noone0%
Ralls0%
M Harris0%
K Harris0%
Pilkington0%
Sub-Lambert0%
Sub-Meite0%
Sub-Halford0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 28 2017 7:45PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment