MX23RW : Friday, April 16 22:42:50| >> :120:6190:6190:
Jan 30, 2021 at 3pm UK at Cardiff City Stadium
CardiffCardiff City
1-1
MillwallMillwall
Moore (71')
Bennett (69'), Vaulks (76'), Morrison (84')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Flint (9' og.)

Result: Kieffer Moore rescues a point for Cardiff against Millwall

It was the second time this week the Wales striker had salvaged a point for the Bluebirds after his late header against Barnsley in midweek.

Mick McCarthy is still searching for his first victory as Cardiff manager after Kieffer Moore rescued a 1-1 draw against Millwall.

It was the second time this week the Wales striker had salvaged a point for the Bluebirds after his late header against Barnsley in midweek.

Aden Flint's early own goal looked like it was going to be enough to take the Lions above Cardiff in the Championship table, but Moore's leveller ensured the teams remain locked 11 points adrift of the play-off places.

McCarthy switched to a back three after watching his side battle back from two goals down to secure a draw at Oakwell in his first game in charge.

Joe Bennett was tasked with providing width in the left wing-back role in place of Joel Bagan, and Junior Hoilett was sacrificed in attack for the defensive solidarity of captain Sean Morrison.

Millwall were out to continue their promising form after picking up four points from their last two Championship matches against Watford and Huddersfield.

Manager Gary Rowett stuck with the same XI who secured a point against the Hornets in midweek as his side aimed to leapfrog the Bluebirds.

And they were gifted the perfect start in the ninth minute courtesy of the Cardiff defence.

Morrison headed a long ball forward straight into the path of Jed Wallace, who surged down the left flank and attempted to play the ball across the face of goal.

Flint got back to cut out the cross, but only succeeded in putting the ball past Alex Smithies and into his own goal.

Moore missed the chance for a second headed goal in a week when he failed to find the target from five yards out after an accurate Joe Ralls cross.

Cardiff should have been punished by their former striker Kenneth Zohore, who had the whole goal to aim at after Wallace found him in the box, but he dragged his effort wide.

Moore's aerial threat troubled Millwall again at a corner late in the first half, but Maikel Kieftenbeld raced back to clear off the line to keep the Lions in front at half-time.

Zohore had another clear-cut chance two minutes after the restart when he was played through on goal by Ryan Woods, but this time he was denied by a reaction save from Smithies.

Bennett then headed inches over the bar from a Will Vaulks cross as Cardiff pushed for an equaliser.

McCarthy brought on Harry Wilson and Josh Murphy to add some creative spark as the clock ticked past the hour mark.

And the Wales playmaker made the difference in the 71st minute when his perfectly-weighted through-ball allowed his international colleague Moore to run onto the ball and chip it over the onrushing Bartosz Bialkowski to level the scores.

ID:432854: cacheID:432854:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:5508:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Norwich City manager Daniel Farke pictured on January 23, 2021
Read Next:
Saturday's Championship predictions including Norwich City vs. Middlesbrough
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Primeira Liga
League One
League Two
Scottish Cup
Turkish Super Lig
Ukrainian Premier League
Danish Superliga
NIFL Premiership
League of Ireland Premier
Welsh Premier League
Belarusian Premier League
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Eerste Divisie
Copa Libertadores
Copa Diego Maradona
Australian A-League
J1 League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
Premier League 2 - Div 2
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Norwich CityNorwich41279565283790
2Watford412410759273282
3Swansea CitySwansea412291050311975
4Brentford402013771403173
5Bournemouth4120111066402671
6Barnsley412181254441071
7Reading4219101357461167
8Cardiff CityCardiff4216121458461260
9Millwall411416114140158
10Middlesbrough41169164845357
11Queens Park RangersQPR411511154850-256
12Stoke CityStoke411413144546-155
13Luton TownLuton40158173546-1153
14Blackburn RoversBlackburn421311185448650
15Bristol City41155214055-1550
16Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest411213163439-549
17Preston North EndPreston41146214155-1448
18Coventry CityCoventry411112183756-1945
19Birmingham CityBirmingham411112183150-1945
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield411111194362-1944
21Derby CountyDerby421110213148-1743
22Rotherham UnitedRotherham39116224153-1239
23Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds41118223454-2035
24Wycombe WanderersWycombe4189243064-3433

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!