Fulham 1-2 Cardiff City: Bluebirds end the day Mutch happier after late winner

Fulham 1 - 2 Cardiff City

  • 12" Steven Caulker
  • 45" Bryan Ruiz
  • 92" Jordon Mutch

Ref: Craig Pawson
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Fulham

Cardiff City won 2-1 away to Fulham this afternoon.

Jordon Mutch scored an outstanding injury-time goal to give Cardiff City all three points against Fulham.

Steven Caulker had put the Bluebirds ahead from a corner after just 12 minutes, only to see Bryan Ruiz score four minutes after coming off the bench as the clock ticked down to half-time.

The score-line remained 1-1 until the minutes became seconds, and Mutch struck a brilliant 25-yard effort into the top corner.

Fulham had already suffered an early blow, when Scott Parker went off injured after just seven minutes.  And they may now have to face a period of time without the midfielder just when they need him the most. 

The result sees Fulham in the relegation zone on goal difference, while Cardiff are riding high in 11th - one place above Manchester United. 

Statistics

Fulham

Cardiff City

Possession

48.6%
51.4%

Shots on target

Total shots

Team Lineups

Fulham

  • David Stockdale
  • Brede Hangeland
  • Sascha Riether
  • Fernando Amorebieta
  • Kieran Richardson
  • Pajtim Kasami
  • Scott Parker
  • Steve Sidwell
  • Alexander Kacaniklic
  • Dimitar Berbatov
  • Darren Bent

Substitutes

  • Neil Etheridge
  • Philippe Senderos
  • Elsad Zverotic
  • Hugo Rodallega
  • Bryan Ruiz
  • Giorgos Karagounis
  • Adel Taarabt

Cardiff City

  • David Marshall
  • Andrew Taylor
  • Kévin Théophile-Catherine
  • Steven Caulker
  • Ben Turner
  • Kim Bo-Kyung
  • Aron Gunnarsson
  • Peter Whittingham
  • Gary Medel
  • Peter Odemwingie
  • Fraizer Campbell

Substitutes

  • Don Cowie
  • Joe Lewis
  • Mark Hudson
  • Craig Bellamy
  • Jordon Mutch
  • Nicky Maynard
  • Craig Noone

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