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Cardiff City 3-1 Coventry City: Cardiff squeeze past Coventry in 3-1 victory at Cardiff City Stadium

Technical card:
Cardiff City: Joe Bennett, Marlon Pack, Aden Flint, Will Vaulks, Dillon Phillips, Harry Wilson (Rubin Colwill, min.93), Perry Ng, Curtis Nelson, Josh Murphy (Leandro Bacuna, min.72), Sean Morrison and Kieffer Moore
Coventry City: Jamie Allen, Sam McCallum (Jordan Shipley, min.78), Maxime Biamou (Viktor Gyokeres, min.78), Leo Ostigard (Kyle McFadzean, min.60), Callum O`Hare, Michael Rose, Marko Marosi, Matty James, Dominic Hyam, Gustavo Hamer (Tyler Walker, min.60) and Julien Da Costa
Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium
Goals: Kieffer Moore (1-0, min. 31), Kieffer Moore (2-0, min. 38), Josh Murphy (3-0, min. 46) and Dominic Hyam (3-1, min. 81)

Cardiff’s 3-1 win over Coventry on Saturday, was hard fought at Cardiff City Stadium. Cardiff City were looking to continue their run after winning last match. Coventry City had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Watford. Following today’s result, Cardiff City and Coventry City are 7th, (40 points) and 20th, (31 points), spots respectively, after 29 matches.

Cardiff City started strong and were rewarded, beginning with a goal from Kieffer Moore, 31 minutes in. Later, Cardiff City scored again and increased their advantage thanks to another goal from Kieffer Moore, scoring his second goal to make it 2-0. Later, Cardiff City took the lead with a goal form a goal from Josh Murphy in the 46th minute just before half-time to see out the first half 3-0.

Coventry City took the initiative in the second half, thanks to Dominic Hyam opening the scoring in the 81st minute, leaving the final score at 3-1.

Both coaches made full use of their substitutions. For Cardiff City Leandro Bacuna and Rubin Colwill came on for Josh Murphy and Harry Wilson, while Coventry brought on Kyle McFadzean, Tyler Walker, Viktor Gyokeres and Jordan Shipley to replace Leo Ostigard, Gustavo Hamer, Maxime Biamou and Sam McCallum.

There were bookings for Aden Flint, Sean Morrison and Joe Bennett from Cardiff and Maxime Biamou for Coventry.

Cardiff City will next travel to Luton Town, while Coventry City will face Norwich City at home.

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