Cardiff City give a debut to new signing Bruno Ecuele Manga for their clash with Middlesbrough.
manager Cardiff City has given a debut to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer new signing as they take on fellow Championship promotion hopefuls Bruno Ecuele Manga . Middlesbrough
in the Bluebirds' back line, with Sean Morrison retaining his place after the Matt Connolly 4-2 home defeat against Norwich City on Saturday.
However, there is no place in the matchday squad for
despite his recovery from injury. Craig Noone continues in goal for Boro, having replaced Dimi Konstantopoulos in the starting lineup for the Tomas Meijas 2-1 victory at Huddersfield at the weekend. 's side, who go into the game in South Wales Aitor Karanka just a point in front of their opponents, can also call on two-goal hero after he shook off a heavy knock picked up at Huddersfield. Grant Leadbitter Cardiff City: Marshall, Brayford, Manga, Connolly, Cala, Whittingham, Daehli, Adeyemi, Pilkington, Jones, Macheda Middlesbrough: Konstantopoulos, Damia, Ayala, Omeruo, Friend, Adomah, Leadbitter, Clayton, Reach, Kike, Vossen
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