Club News

Andrew Taylor returns to starting-11

City full-back Andrew Taylor has returned from his suspension to take his place in the Bluebirds’ line-up to face Manchester City in an otherwise unchanged line-up from the one that faced West Ham United last weekend.

There’s a home debut for midfielder Gary Medel while Craig Bellamy captains the Bluebirds against his former club.

For the visitors, Javi Garcia replaces the injured Vincent Kompany in an otherwise unchanged line-up from the side that beat Newcastle United 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night.

TEAM NEWS - Cardiff City: Marshall; Connolly, Taylor, Caulker, Turner, Whitts, Medel, Campbell, Kim, Gunnarsson, Bellamy (C). Subs: Lewis: Hudson, Cornelius, Noone, Mutch, Cowie, Maynard.

Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Garcia, Lescott, Clichy, Navas, Fernandinho, Toure, Silva, Dzeko, Aguero. Subs: Pantilimon, Milner, Nasri, Negredo, Kolarov, Rodwell, Nastasic.