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Dominant Cardiff Thrash Colchester

Cardiff City dominated the first half of the game, having plenty of possession but it looked a familiar story as a moment of hesitation from Kevin McNaughton allowed John Jackson to fire home Colchester's first chance moments before the break.


However, Cardiff came out fighting second half and equalised through Steve Thompson after good work from Parry and Hasselbaink.

Moments later, Colchester had a great chance through former Swansea City winger Kevin McLeod, Schemiechel did well to cover but Cardiff countered and took the lead through a fine Peter Whittingham strike.


Whittingham turned provider as Cardiff continued to attack and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink finished off to put The Bluebirds 3-1 up.


It didn't end there and Adam Virgo turned into his own net after good work by Thompson to end a fantastic four goal spell within 20 minutes for the resurgent Cardiff City.


Hasselbaink and Whittingham both went close as City continued to be positive and the team visibly grew in confidence. A vital win, and certainly one to proveide a platform from which to build.





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Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 8 2007

Time: 4:53PM

Your Comments

SOO HAPPY WITH THE WIN , BUT GUTTED THE TRAINS STOPED COS THE WEATHER SO COULDNT GET THERE TO WATCH IT :(
jamie_r
Thats a right bugger- great game! Just when it felt like the same old s***, we completely turn the game over - so much more satisfying - loves it !!!
bluebirdshroom
Whittingham was great keep him on . kev mcnaughton made a mistake but give him more games hes better thn capaldi
jamie_r
its still a problem leaking goals, but well done lads for scoring. lets hope this is our turnin point. cant believe jfh scored like. well done thomo keep it up my son
bluebird04
Quite annoyed but you played better and deserved it...well done...:(
StevieG Col U
gutin for colchester fans colchester + scunny Fans r sound
jamie_r
Thanks!
Matt_Us
Look out Blackpool!!!!!!!!!
westonal
Yeah thanks mate :)
StevieG Col U
 

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