Bluebirds appear to be down and out, but are still providing plenty of entertainment for fans.
Cardiff City needed a win on the weekend, no doubt about it. Despite the 3-3 draw at West Brom perhaps feeling like a victory after Mats Daehli’s late equaliser, the Bluebirds have lost more time in the race to survive the Premier League drop.
They sit 18th, three points off Saturday’s opponents West Brom and only a point above Sunderland who have three games in hand. Wins for Swansea and Crystal Palace came as blows to Cardiff, as the relegation scrap now probably becomes a four-way battle.
But if City are going to go down, they’re going to do it the right way.
As the likes of Blackpool have done in recent years, Cardiff are providing plenty of entertainment to the millions of Premier League viewers, they are playing with plenty of passion and scoring lots of goals.
The Bluebirds can’t defend, that’s the reason they sit where they do. But there’s still plenty of quality in there that is a joy to watch.
Saturday saw stellar performances from the likes of Jordan Mutch, Steven Caulker and Craig Bellamy. To come from 2-0 down, then come back again from conceding in the last minute takes great spirit, regardless of your opponent.
It was celebrated like a win, with Solskjaer and Albion coach Pepe Mel endorsing in a touchline hug straight afterDaehli’s goal, a reflection of the pure madness that occurred at the Hawthorns. The Bluebirds know they now have nothing to fear, and will throw themselves at any calibre of opposition from now until the end of the season.
It may be a case of too little too late for Cardiff. But one thing is for sure, should they be relegated they would have done it the right way, with plenty of spirit, attacking prowess and fight. They are doing it the right way.
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