Carabao Cup: Cardiff VS Portsmouth

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PostTans Tache on Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:35 pm

Warnock wants to give the cup a good go... I expect squad rotation and fringe players to take part, but I also expect a comfortable Cardiff win 3-1 (ward x2 Mendez-Laing)
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PostTDA on Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:59 pm

It depends who the fringe players are. We have injuries, so the squad is limited and If there are a few youngsters like Mark Harris, then Pompey will give City a good game, but 2 - 0 City...... probably too much fire power on the bench.

Be good to see Ward get going.

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PostTyrion Tannister on Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:09 am

I forgot it was a cup game and was about to panic about Zohore not even making the squad meaning he might be leaving.

Cough.
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PostTDA on Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:26 am

Red614 wrote:I forgot it was a cup game and was about to panic about Zohore not even making the squad meaning he might be leaving.

Cough.

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PostCyncoedslumdog on Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:36 am

A rather uninspiring first half. Halford may be versatile but he's not a right back! Ward missed with a free header immediately before Pompey scored. Kennedy looking dangerous on occasions.
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PostTans Tache on Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:59 am

How did Murphy get his yellow card?

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PostCleve van Leef on Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:57 am

Normal Service Resumed
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PostCyncoedslumdog on Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:59 am

Went to collect a ball near the goal line but it ran out of the area and he pulled one of their players down from behind when he got there first. Not red because not a goal scoring chance.


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PostCyncoedslumdog on Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:06 am

Told you Halford was good.
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PostTans Tache on Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:18 am

On to the next round we go! Apparently Kennedy played really well... hopefully Neil takes note

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PostRhys on Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:30 am

Also Mendez-Laing delivered the goods..scored shortly after coming on and nearly scoring the winner towards the end, this lad might do alright for a supposed 'squad player'.


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PostCyncoedslumdog on Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:03 am

Kennedy was very good but Mendez-Laing was even better when he came on. I remember somebody on here saying what a good signing he was when others were grumbling about free transfers - oh hang on, I said it! Hoillett also showed up well against a tiring defence. We definitely don't need wingers. Meite once again did his Bambi on ice impersonation and missed three good chances. Pilkington was non existent and rightly replaced at half time.
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Post*** G L O V E S *** on Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:35 pm

In the hat for the next round with some momentum being built up - good night all in all!
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PostTDA on Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:14 pm

Sounds like a deserved win after a poor first half. Not sure about Pilkington of late. He could well be one, like Craig Noone, who needs a fresh challenge.
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