HUL
CAR
90' +5
The referee blows the full-time whistle and it finishes 1-1
90' +2
It just won't go in for Graham, his towering header is straight at Lewis after Elmohamady's right-wing cross
90'+1
Cardiff free-kick 35 yards out but Whittingham's effort is collected by McGregor
90'
There will be four added minutes
Cardiff City Substitution
86'
Another excellent run from Aluko and he is brought down on the edge of the box. Huddlestone's effort hits the wall
85'
Graham fails to control Aluko's low swerving cross into the box with his back to goal
82'
Koren fires over from 30 yards out
78'
 
Aluko puts the ball in the net but is ruled out for off-side after a great ball into the box by Quinn
78'
Hull have a corner after Cowie heads the ball behind. But Lewis punches the corner clear, the young keeper has looked good on his top-flight debut
76'
Graham's scuffed effort trickles wide for a corner
74'
Cowie is having treatment on his shoulder after that challenge, it doesn't look good
73'
Cowie goes down in a heap in the box but his first-touch was too heavy for that to be a penalty to Cardiff
71'
The stats show Hull have 12 attempts on goal to Cardiff's eight but the bulk of those were in the first half
70'
Gunnarsson blazes over from 25 yards out from Maynard's cut-back
67'
Quinn is tripped on the edge of the box but the ref waves play on
Hull City Substitution
66'
 
Hull make a change with Brady coming off for Quinn
Cardiff City Substitution
63'
 
Campbell goes off and Gestede comes on for the visitors
61'
Should have been 2-1 to Cardiff, Gunnarsson plants his header wide from six yards out
59'
Sweeping move involving Campbell and Medel and Whittingham taps the ball in from three yards out, great first-touch football
59'
 
GOAL! Whittingham equalises from close range
56'
How long will it be until Odemwingie comes on for his Cardiff debut? The Bluebirds need some firepower
54'
Huddlestone's free-kick is pulled back for Koren whose shot is blocked while Elmohamady blazes the rebound over
53'
 
Turner is booked for shoving Aluko after the midfielder burst past him on the right-hand side of the box
52'
Cardiff are looking better in the second period but are leaving themselves exposed to a counter-attack from Aluko
50'
Gunnarsson's shot from the edge of the box is blocked by Livermore
48'
Poor cross from Koren after some neat work from Cardiff, their final delivery needs to be a lot better
46'
Hull have a corner after Figueroa's ambitious shot is blocked by Caulker
Cardiff City Substitution
45' +1
More pressure in the Cardiff area but Brady's cross from the left goes out for a goal kick
44'
We have a break in play with Livermore picking up a knock. Mackay doesn't look happy with his players
42'
Aluko's shot hits Caulker and goes out for a corner after a neat turn on the edge of the box
39'
Good cross from Huddletone on the right and an unmarked Davies nods in from three yards out
39'
 
GOAL! Davies heads Hull into the lead
38'
Lewis keeps out Huddletone's long-range effort with one-hand to force a corner
35'
Aluko fires a curling shot wide from 25 yards out, decent effort
32'
Elmohamady's venomous effort from the edge of the box is blocked by Whittingham
31'
Hull escape after Huddletone gives away the ball, the midfielder is not looking very mobile despite his passing skills
29'
Medel had a golden chance to score but fails to control the ball after a slick through ball from Whittingham
27'
McGregor comes out with an emphatic punch to clear the ball after a dangerous cross from the right
25'
Aluko fires a shot high into the side-netting after a good run into the box from the left-hand side
24'
Campbell is skating on thin ice after a studs-up challenge on Curtis Davies. The striker needs to calm down.
21'
Kim is brought down again, this time from Livermore on the halfway line. The midfielder has been the victim of some strong challenges
18'
 
Campbell goes in late on Chester from behind and gets a yellow despite his protests
15'
Campbell flashes a shot across goal from the right-hand side after Kim went down in the box after some contact from Koren
14'
Elmohamady plays a suicidal pass in defence but Hull eventually clear
11'
Huddlestone is dominating the midfield battle at the moment, Whittingham can't get a kick
8'
Hull are playing a good pressing game and not allowing the visitors to settle
5'
Graham has missed a sitter from three yards out after Aluko's shot is parried - his goal drought continues
3'
Campbell had a chance there after a neat through ball but mis-controlled the ball
1'
Gunnarsson is already receiving treatment after a clash of knees but he gingerly carries on
16:02
The second half is underway and Cardiff bring on Maynard for Kim
16:00
Going into this weekend’s matches, Hull had 10 goal attempts in the first half of league matches this season, only Cardiff (9) had fewer
15:56
Curtis Davies' last goal was in Aston Villa’s 3-1 win at Liverpool in 2009
15:47
The referee blows the half-time whistle and Hull have a deserved lead
15:00
We're underway at the KC Stadium
14:57
Figueroa, while at Wigan Athletic last season, conceded three penalties - more than any other player in the division.
14:55
Five minutes till kick off at the KC Stadium
14:49
Cardiff have won four of their last seven games against the Tigers
14:46
The key battle looks to be Cardiff's record signing Gary Medel against midfielder Tom Huddlestone
14:41
Mackay also has striker issues on his mind with Craig Bellamy revealing this week he may retire at the end of the season
14:36
Hull have three points from their three games but have already played Chelsea and Man City
14:34
Malky Mackay's side have four points from their opening three games of the season including the shock of the season so far in beating Man City
14:32
Fans will be hoping for a repeat of the 2-2 thriller last season which secured Hull's promotion to the top flight
14:26
Lewis deputises in goal for the Bluebirds in the absence of David Marshall who picked up an injury while on international duty with Scotland. New signing Peter Odemwingie, who made some interesting comments in today’s papers about his West Brom team-mates, starts on the bench.
14:22
McGregor has recovered from a groin strain to start for the Tigers. Figueroa starts despite only returning from international duty on Thursday but there is no sign of Gedo who is waiting for a visa.
14:20
HULL: McGregor, Elmohamady, Chester, Davies, Figueroa, Koren, Huddlestone, Livermore, Brady, Aluko, Graham. Subs: Rosenior, Bruce, Meyler, McShane, Jakupovic, Boyd, Quinn. /// CARDIFF: Lewis, Theophile-Catherine, Turnet, Caulker, Taylor, Kim, Cowie, Gunnarrsson, Medel, Whittingham, Campbell. Subs: Hudson, Odemwingie, Gestede, Noone, Mutch, Maynard, Moore.
14:15
Welcome to the live text commentary of the clash between Premier League newboys Hull City against Cardiff

Starting Line-ups

Hull City
Cardiff City
    • 1
      McGregor
    • 3
      Figueroa
    • 6
      Davies
    • 5
      Chester
    • 27
      Elmohamady
    • 11
      Robbie Brady
    • 14
      Livermore
    • 8
      Huddlestone
    • 10
      Koren
    • Danny Graham
    • 24
      Aluko
Team Manager:  Steve Bruce
    • Campbell
    • Cowie
    • 17
      Gunnarsson
    • Kim Bo-Kyung
    • Medel
    • 7
      Whittingham
    • Théophile-Catherine
    • Caulker
    • 6
      Turner
    • Taylor
    • 32
      Lewis
Team Manager:  Russell Slade
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
A. McGregor 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. Figueroa 0 0 0 4 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
C. Davies 1 0 1 2 9 0 1 1 1 0 0 90
J. Chester 0 0 0 3 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
A. Elmohamady 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. Koren 0 0 0 36 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 90
T. Huddlestone 0 1 1 58 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
J. Livermore 0 0 0 46 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
Robbie Brady 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 67
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Danny Graham 0 0 1 22 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
S. Aluko 0 0 2 34 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 90
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Lewis 0 4 0 11 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 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 90
S. Caulker 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
A. Taylor 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
B. Turner 0 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. Medel 0 0 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
P. Whittingham 1 0 2 45 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 90
A. Gunnarsson 0 0 0 47 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
D. Cowie 0 1 0 43 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 89
Kim Bo-Kyung 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 45
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
F. Campbell 0 0 0 22 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 65
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