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90'+4
Cardiff earn a point against Manchester United! Justice is done as Rooney scored one and set one up despite a foul that should have seen him off after eight minutes.
90'+4
Cornelius has a chance for Cardiff - two men in support - but he fires from 35 yards straight at De Gea and weakly!
90'+4
Two huge chances for United to nab this one - still can't believe that Rooney choked with that gilt-edged chance.
90'+3
One last free kick for United - Giggs delivers from deep and it finds Smalling - fine strike, but it's wide left.
90'+2
INCREDIBLE MISTAKE BY ROONEY! The United striker is in on Marshall, but decides to pass to Welbeck instead of hitting it himself - and he completely miscues it, letting Cardiff off the hook.
90'+2
A classic Fergie-time goal at United's expense - but there's trouble at the other end!
90'+1
 
AN EQUALISER! AMAZING SCENES IN CARDIFF! Whittingham's delivery is outstanding and straight on to Kim's head - the sub's header is bang on target and De Gea can't down to it.
90'
Free kick is re-taken as the ref sees an incident in the box - Fellaini and Medel both get a talking to...
90'
Whittingham takes the free kick from the left flank...
89'
One last chance for Cardiff as Smalling yanks Noone over by grabbing his shorts - his faux outrage after being spotted by the officials is a picture...
88'
Cardiff fans still singing just as loud now as in the opening minute. They've been superb today.
87'
Time running out for Cardiff now - Turner shows frustration with an elbow to Rooney's kidneys.
86'
The free kick is floated in once more, but Valencia heads it clear.
85'
 
Yellow card comes out for Cleverley after a rash and ridiculously late challenge.
84'
Rooney's corner comes back out to him, but the second delivery falls for Marshall to claim it.
Cardiff City Substitution
84'
 
Cardiff bring on Cornelius for Campbell before the corner can be taken.
83'
United hit on the break - Rooney charging up the right, and winning a corner...
82'
Another chance for Cardiff now! Campbell tries to head it down for Noone after a cross in from the left, but none of the red shirts can latch on to it.
81'
Great chance falls to Welbeck as he plays a great one-two with Rooney - but his first-time half volley creeps over the bar.
80'
It's lofted in nicely by Whittingham and finds the head of Caulker, but he can't keep it down.
80'
Cleverly concedes a free kick just under 40 yards out after a late challenge on Campbell... great chance for Cardiff.
79'
Still lots of back-and-forth in midfield - the two sides really cancelling each other out in this second half.
77'
Kim playing further up field that Mutch was - the game looks likely to open up a little after what's been a slow second half.
Cardiff City Substitution
76'
 
Mutch goes off, Kim comes on for Cardiff.
75'
Half chance for Welbeck as he runs on to a Giggs pass into the box - but Marshall beat him to it.
74'
 
Ryan Giggs comes on for Hernandez - Giggsy plays his home town club in a league match for the first time in his career.
Manchester United Substitution
73'
Whittingham takes the cross again and once again De Gea is there - he takes it perfectly.
72'
Cardiff push forward again - Mutch's blocked shot falls to Caulker, who wins a corner...
72'
Whittingham takes the corner, this time De Gea punches it clear and the danger passes.
71'
The ball is swung in dangerously - and Rooney heads it over the bar! Very close to an own goal.. Phew!
70'
Whittingham will take it... Cardiff line everyone up carefully...
69'
Free kick to Cardiff City in the right corner - Evra pretends to be baffled despite having clearly handballed.
Manchester United Substitution
68'
Both subs are like-for-like replacements, the two formations remain the same.
67'
 
Danny Welbeck set to come on for United despite recent injury - he replaces Januzaj. Odemwingie also off now, with Craig Noone on in his place.
66'
Cleverley and Evra try to get something going down the left, but the eventual cross easily taken by Marshall.
65'
Whittingham spots De Gea off his line and has a punt from 40 yards or so, but he slices the ball well wide.
Cardiff City Substitution
64'
Odemwingie is about to come off from the looks of the movements on the bench...
63'
Cardiff still edging possession since turning round the game after those opening 20 minutes.
61'
Campbell directs some, er, fruity language at the linesman as he is denied a corner despite playing the ball off Evra. Tut tut.
60'
Cardiff still very much in this, but United still look more dangerous whenever they go forward.
59'
Decent chance for United as Valencia crosses in from the right and finds the head of Rooney, who can only head over the bar.
58'
Valencia penalised for an arm to Odemwingie's face - no yellow card though, just a brief chat with Swarbrick.
57'
Cardiff keep the ball as it goes off for a throw, but Theophile-Catherine loses it and the attack breaks up.
56'
Cardiff win a free kick now that's pumped in by Medel, but United clear it with ease.
55'
 
United try to hit on the break after that chance misses - and Whittingham goes in the box for hauling down Januzaj to end the danger.
54'
CARDIFF HIT THE BAR! A wonderful ball puts Campbell into space on the edge of the box - and he successfully chips over De Gea, only for the ball to come back off the underside of the bar. Just couldn't have been closer...
54'
Fraizer Campbell darts into the box and goes down after trying to dink it over Evans - no claim for a penalty though.
53'
Marshall's save was truly outstanding - the sort of effort that gets better every time you see it replayed.
52'
Marshall makes a good save to defelect the ball over from the next corner as well, and the third corner finally sees the attack end as Fellaini booms it over the bar.
52'
MIRACULOUS SAVE! Rooney pings the free kick strraight onto Fellaini's head, and it's directed straight at the bottom right corner - but David Marshall somehow dives to it and turns it round the post with his outstretched arm!
51'
 
Caulker goes in the book but that looks very harsh - he was only a fraction of a second late...
50'
Caulker takes down Januzaj - and the ref will have a word.
49'
Mackay shouting and glaring at his players looking for all the world like he's trying to herd cats.
48'
Pretty sleepy start to the second half so far, with both sides generally pegging each other to the centre of the park. No half-time changes for either side, incidentally.
47'
United quickly have a couple of chances as they earn two corners in quick succession - but nobody can get on the end of Rooney's dangerous-looking deliveries on either occasion.
46'
We're back in action at Cardiff, where United are trying to keep on to an enviable record: they have never lost a Premier League match where they've led 2-1 at half-time. Only three times out of 28 have they even gone on to draw.
45'+1
The one extra minute is played quickly, and Cardiff will be gutted to have conceded right before the break - particularly given how it was so much against the run of play.
45'
 
IT'S A GOAL FOR UNITED! Evra meets Rooney's cross absolutely perfectly, the left-back runs into the box to meet the ball and Evra glances a powerful header that gives Marshall absolutely no chance.
45'
Last chance of the half: a corner for United, which Rooney will take.
44'
DAvid Moyes screaming at his men from the touchline - you'd think he could wait two minutes and talk to them calmly in the dressing room, eh?
43'
United make a rare break forward, ended when Chris Smalling controls the ball with his hand deep in the Cardiff box.
42'
Cardiff still probing, keeping the ball well now - they're dominating possession at the moment and have almost redressed that earlier 60-40 possession deficit in the stats.
41'
Another half-chance for the hosts as the free kick is floated in and finds Whittingham on the volley - but he's approaching it at a bad angle and can't find the target.
41'
Free kick to Cardiff once more as Fellaini takes down Mutch in the middle of the park.
40'
United looking all over the place right now - Rooney picks up the ball in midfield and gets a resounding boo, United quickly lose it.
39'
Cardiff's tails are up now - a Smalling mistake launches a new counter-attack up the left... and Cowie gets a first-time shot away that is blasted high and wide. Good move, though.
38'
Evra tries to claim a penalty as he goes down in the box after cutting in from the left - simply waved to his feet by Swarbrick.
37'
A replay of the goal shows just how good Mutch's through-ball for Campbell was - but Jonny Evans got left for dead, and should have done better trying to get to the ball.
36'
So close to another! The ball falls to Campbell once again, who has to turn and shoot - but can only smash it over the bar.
36'
The ball will be launched in by Medel...
35'
Cardiff come up again, a free kick in the middle of the park...
34'
United were cut to pieces through the middle there before Campbell scored against his former club - that's his 10th in 16 matches since joining Cardiff. Who'd have thought he'd find that form after so many quiet years with Sunderland?
33'
 
AN EQUALISER! It's Fraizer Campbell finishing up a blistering counter-attack move - Whittingham's long pass was inch-perfect for Mutch, who delivered a ball deep and low through the middle for Campbell to finish up from 10 yards past De Gea. Superb team goal and a wonderful finish.
32'
Valencia's ball up the right for Fellaini is hit too hard and goes off for a goal kick as United attack up the right.
31'
Cardiff turning the possession stats around slowly - they've had more of the ball than the away team in the last 10 minutes.
30'
Free kick to United on the left now, just inside the Cardiff half - but the visitors are pushed back as they try to find a way through.
29'
United move forward but the move ends as Evra wins a throw on the left, but gives the ball away.
28'
Cardiff looking anything but overawed - they're trying to take the match to United whenever they can, despite struggling at keeping the ball.
27'
Half chance for Cardiff as the ball comes into the box from Cowie, but Evra clears it well.
25'
Malky Mackay is remonstrating with the fourth official about Rooney scoring when he shouldn't have been on the pitch. Good luck with that argument.
24'
United lead possession stats 60-40 so far...
23'
Odemwingie's first ball skids through the box, but it's delivered back in and the same player gets a half-chance - but he can't keep it down as he spins to shoot.
22'
Cardiff come forward now, looking dangerous - ball out to Odemwingie on the left...
21'
Fellaini gets a talking to after a push on one of Cardiff's players while jumping for a ball - he gets a talking to but no card.
20'
The next corner falls to Cleverley to try a 25yd volley, but he miscues well wide of the target.
19'
GREAT SAVE BY MARSHALL! Januzaj hits a fine cross in from the right that's headed well by Fellaini towards goal. Marshall palms it over - another corner.
18'
Taylor and Odemwingie combine on the right trying to get something going, but Taylor gives away a foul trying to keep the ball.
17'
Cardiff fans outraged - Rooney shouldn't be on the pitch, but he's put United ahead with his sixth of the season.
15'
 
UNITED TAKE THE LEAD - AND IT'S ROONEY! The Manchester United striker latches onto a fine pass in from the right by Valencia after a defensive mix-up by Cardiff in the form of an awful Ben Turner pass, and Rooney turns brilliantly before lashing home through a sea of Cardiff City legs.
14'
Replays of the Rooney incident suggest that he was very lucky to stay on the pitch - Mutch had muscled into his path to deprive him of the ball, but Rooney's reaction was to first try and pull him down then to attack him with what can only be described as a karate move.
13'
The next corner is safely cleared by Cardiff - United slightly on top, but not really by much so far.
12'
Rooney takes it - hit low and outswinging for Cleverley to steam in and try one from range. It brings another corner.
11'
Evans hits a nice through-ball to Hernandez, who draws a corner from Caulker.
10'
Cardiff's players look fired up for this, and even more so since that Rooney challenge - crowd will be on his back, they were furious.
9'
Rooney must surely have been retaliating for some earlier attack that went unnoticed - Swarbrick has a stern word with him, rightly so.
8'
 
SHOCKING FOUL BY ROONEY! The England striker kicks out at Mutch in a crazy off-the-ball attack that seems totally unprovoked, and is lucky only to see a yellow for that.
7'
Good chance for Cardiff! The ball is pinged into the box from the free kick by Whittingham and Mutch gets a header away - straight at De Gea.
6'
Free kick to Cardiff as Fellaini is peanlised for a slightly reckless challenge out on the left flank.
5'
Fantastic atmoshphere in the ground - Cardiff fans singing non-stop so far.
3'
United hanging on to the ball very well so far already - looking very comfortable.
2'
Early free kick for Cardiff is pumped into the box, where De Gea takes it safely.
1'
The match kicks off in Cardiff, with the Bluebirds in red and the Red Devils in blue. Go figure.
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Amazing finale in Cardiff - many thanks for joining us, and congratulations to Cardiff for a point that will feel like three.
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Wayne Rooney has scored one and provided the cross for the other - despite an early foul which probably should have earned him a red card. Cardiff have looked pretty good, though - don't write them off just yet.
15:57
United need a win to go fourth - City have just thumped Spurs in fine style. Gauntlet thrown down.
Manchester City smash six past miserable Spurs

Manchester City ran riot against Tottenham as they cruised to a 6-0 win in the Premier League clash at the Etihad stadium.

15:55
Today's ref is Neil Swarbrick.
15:50
Cardiff City’s last victory over Manchester United came back in November 1960 – they have lost four and drawn one of their five meetings since.
15:45
David Moyes: "We came off a couple of good results and sometimes you want the games to come thick and fast. You can't do anything about the international break, whether you win or lose going into it. We're on a good run of form, we’re feeling good at the moment, we have confidence about us and we want to try and keep that going.”
15:40
Malky Mackay: "He (David Moyes) has gone into a well-oiled machine, let's not kid ourselves, he has gone into something that wasn't broken. But reading Sir Alex's book, when they talked about him sitting down with the Glazers and David Gill to discuss the future manager, certain criteria was needed and I think they have absolutely got that in David Moyes in terms of a long-term strategy and a man they feel is beholden to the title of Manchester United for a long time. "
15:35
Cardiff make two changes. Mutch and Campbell are in for Gunnarsson and Bellamy.
15:30
This is the first time the clubs have met in a competitive fixture since March 1975. They have not met in the top flight since 1962.
15:25
No Robin van Persie for Manchester United today - he returned from international duty with a toe injury so a rare Premier League start for Javier Hernandez.
15:20
TEAM NEWS: Cardiff City: Marshall; Taylor, Caulker, Turner, Theophile-Catherine; Medel, Whittingham, Mutch, Cowie; Odemwingie, Campbell. Subs: Lewis, Hudson, Cornelius, Kim, Noone, Gunnarsson, Bellamy // Manchester United: De Gea; Smalling, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra; Valencia, Fellaini, Cleverley, Januzaj; Rooney, Hernandez. Subs: Lindegaard, Büttner, Anderson, Giggs, Nani, Young, Welbeck
15:15
Hello and welcome to our live coverage from the Welsh capital as Cardiff City host Manchester United.

Starting Line-ups

Cardiff City
Manchester United
    • 1
      Marshall
    • Taylor
    • 6
      Turner
    • Caulker
    • Théophile-Catherine
    • Odemwingie
    • 7
      Whittingham
    • Mutch
    • Medel
    • Cowie
    • Campbell
Team Manager:  Russell Slade
    • Hernández
    • 25
      Antonio Valencia
    • 10
      Rooney
    • 11
      Januzaj
    • 31
      Fellaini
    • Cleverley
    • 12
      Smalling
    • Ferdinand
    • 6
      Evans
    • Evra
    • 1
      de Gea
Team Manager:  Louis Van Gaal
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
D. Marshall 0 3 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
K. Théophile-Catherine 0 0 0 3 3 0 6 1 1 0 0 90
S. Caulker 0 0 0 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 90
A. Taylor 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
B. Turner 0 0 0 1 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. Medel 0 0 0 52 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
P. Whittingham 0 1 1 55 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 90
D. Cowie 0 0 0 37 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
J. Mutch 0 1 1 27 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 77
P. Odemwingie 0 0 0 21 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 65
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
F. Campbell 1 0 1 17 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 84
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
D. de Gea 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
P. Evra 1 0 1 3 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
R. Ferdinand 0 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
J. Evans 0 0 0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
C. Smalling 0 0 1 4 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. Fellaini 0 0 2 53 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 90
Antonio Valencia 0 0 0 28 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 90
T. Cleverley 0 0 0 43 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 90
W. Rooney 1 1 1 31 0 8 1 1 1 0 0 90
A. Januzaj 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 68
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Hernández 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73
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