The Bluebirds suffered a disappointing loss at home to Millwall on Tuesday night, with a lone goal from the visitors proving the difference between the two sides.
The first half of the match saw both teams struggle to create clear-cut chances, with neither side able to gain a foothold in the game. Cardiff had the majority of possession but were unable to break down a resolute Millwall defense. The visitors, meanwhile, were content to sit back and soak up the pressure, looking to hit the home side on the counter-attack.
The second half started much brighter, with Cardiff coming out with more intent and purpose. They created a number of good opportunities, but were unable to convert any of them into goals. Millwall, on the other hand, made the most of their limited chances, with a well-taken goal from Jed Wallace in the 68th minute proving to be the decisive moment in the match.
Despite the loss, Cardiff can take some solace from their improved performance in the second half. However, they will be disappointed not to have taken anything from the game, and will be looking to bounce back quickly in their next match. Millwall, meanwhile, will be pleased with their solid defensive display and will be looking to build on this result in their upcoming fixtures.
FINAL RESULT: CARDIFF CITY 0-1 MILLWALL
Cardiff City: Allsop, Ng, McGuinness, Kipré, O’Dowda, Wintle © (Ralls 69′), Rinomhota, Ojo (Davies 69), Philogene, Robinson, Etete. Subs not used: Alnwick, Sang, Nelson, Sawyers, R Colwill.
mill wall: Long, McNamara, Hutchinson ©, Cooper, Mitchell, Bradshaw (Shackleton 80′), Flemming, Styles (Malone 90′), Bennett (Leonard 63′), Saville (Cresswell 90′), Honeyman (Voglsammer 80′). Subs not used: Bialkowski, Esse.