Cardiff vs Stoke preview: Championship clash live on Sky Sports Football Red Button
Cardiff vs Stoke
Sky Bet Ch’ship
7:45pm Tuesday November
Cardiff City Stadium
Cardiff confront Stoke from the Sky Bet Championship live on Sky Sports Football Red Button.
Cardiff manager Neil Harris is hopeful Callum Paterson is going to soon be around for Tuesday’s Sky Bet Championship fight against Stoke. Paterson endured a knock throughout Harris’ first game in charge of this Bluebirds, a 2-2 draw at Charlton.
Robert Glatzel could be in the mixture to face Stoke, however, Gavin Whyte appears to be short of fitnesscenter. Elsewhere, Isaac Vassell and Matt Connolly stay absent as Harris prepares for his first game at Cardiff City Stadium.
Stoke expect to possess midfielder Sam Clucas accessible for the trip to Wales. Clucas missed Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Wigan due to a foot injury earlier this month when Stoke beat Barnsley after being injured.
Even though Potters manager Michael O’Neill waits Clucas, he’s without the services of James McClean, who has a one-match prohibit after receiving a card that is Championship. Wales midfielder Joe Allen is expected to recover from a gash also Peter Etebo could incorporate following a gut injury that was recent.
A 1-0 defeat to Bristol City on November 10 at the end of the reign of Neil Warnock along with his successor Neil Harris overseeing a 2-2 comeback afternoon, at Cardiff.
The fortunes of stoke look to be improving under new boss Michael O’Neill. Prior to a 2-1 win at home to Wigan past weekend without scoring a goal before his appointment after three successive defeats, they defeat Barnsley 4-2 before the break.
Cardiff City are winless in eight games against Stoke City in most competitions (W0 D4 L4) as a 3-0 win in February 2006.
This is the very first league meeting between Stoke and Cardiff a 1-1 draw in the Premier League, because April 2014.
Cardiff haven’t lost consecutive house Championship matches because December 2017, losing 1-0 in their last game at the Cardiff City Stadium from Bristol City.
Stoke are seeking to win three league games.
Cardiff City have profited from more goals from substitutes in the Championship this year than any other side (nine).
Stoke’s Mame Biram Diouf is looking for the first time since October 2017 to score in league appearances for the Potters, if he scored in 3.