Kevin McNaughton's injury means for one change to starting eleven.
Malky Mackay has made one change to his starting eleven to take on Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon.
Injury to Kevin McNaughton means that Matt Connolly is recalled following an injury spell of his own. The rest of the team remain unchanged from the one that started against Hull City seven days ago.
In other news, Craig Bellamy has been declared fit to be named among the substitutes.
Cardiff City XI v Boro: Marshall, Taylor, Hudson, Turner, Connolly, Noone, Gunnarsson, Whittingham, Kim, Mason, Helguson. Subs: Lewis, Conway, Gestede, Ralls, Frei, Nugent, Bellamy.
Boro XI v Cardiff City: Steele, McEachran, Friend, Hines, Jutkeiwicz, Hoyte, Ledesma, McDonald, Haroun, Bikey, Leadbitter. Subs: Leutwiler, Smallwoood, Miller, Williams, Bailey, Emnes, Thomson.