Cardiff 1-0 Birmingham: The Bluebirds beat Blues at the Cardiff City Stadium

Photo Credit: AP

Cardiff City beated Birmingham City 1-0 on Saturday at the Cardiff City Stadium. Cardiff were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last match 2-1 to Reading. Birmingham were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-1 win against Huddersfield Town in their last match. As the table looks today, Cardiff are in 3rd place, with 6 points from 3 matches, while Birmingham sit in 6th, with 4 points from 3.

Cardiff started well, with a goal from Jaden Philogene-Bidace, at 17 minutes, finishing the first half 1-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

Substitutions for Cardiff included Mark Thomas Harris, Rubin Colwill, Kion Etete and Sheyi Ojo for Max Watters, Romaine Sawyers, Jaden Philogene-Bidace and Callum O’Dowda, repectively. Birmingham brought on Josh Williams, Lukas Jutkiewicz, Jonathan Leko and George Hall, to replace Marc Roberts, Troy Deeney, Juninho Bacuna and Alfie Chang.

There were bookings for Sheyi Ojo from Cardiff, and Scott Hogan, Jordan James, Auston Trusty and Maxime Colin, for Birmingham.

Cardiff will next travel to West Bromwich Albion, while Birmingham will face Watford at home.

Technical card:
Cardiff City:Ryan Allsop, Romaine Sawyers (Rubin Colwill, min.63), Max Watters (Mark Thomas Harris, min.46), Mahlon Romeo, Callum O’Dowda (Sheyi Ojo, min.82), Jaden Philogene-Bidace (Kion Etete, min.64), Andy Rinomhota, Ryan Wintle, Jamilu Collins, Perry Ng and Cedric Kipre
Birmingham City:John Ruddy, Alfie Chang (George Hall, min.76), Maxime Colin, Scott Hogan, Juninho Bacuna (Jonathan Leko, min.76), Troy Deeney (Lukas Jutkiewicz, min.72), Jordan James, Przemyslaw Placheta, Auston Trusty, Dion Sanderson and Marc Roberts (Josh Williams, min.55)
Stadium:the Cardiff City Stadium
Goals:Jaden Philogene-Bidace (1-0, min. 17)