City make one change from the side that romped home against Wolves last week with Tommy Smith replacing Don Cowie in midfield.
Hot shot striker Frazier Campbell starts his sixth game looking to add to his tally of 5 goals.
Cardiff City: Marshall, McNaughton, Taylor, Turner, Whittingham, Conway, Connolly, Smith, Gunnarsson, Campbell, Bellamy. Substitutes: Cowie, Kim, Noone, Mason, Helguson, Nugent, Lewis.
Middlesbrough: Steele, Leadbitter, Dyer, Friend, Ameobi, McDonald, McManus, Bailey, Miller, McEachran, Hines. Substitutes: Emnes, Ledesma, Williams, Halliday, Man, Leutwiler, Smallwood.
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