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Cardiff 1-1 Stoke

Cardiff leapfrog Fulham into 18th with this point, but it could have been better in South Wales. The result leaves them two points behind Norwich with Sunderland and Newcastle still to play, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men will have to make more of their opportunities if they're to walk away from either with renewed hope. 

The Bluebirds spent most of the first half on top, thwarted by a combination of stout Stoke defending and Asmir Begovic, before succumbing to Marko Arnautovic's late first-half penalty after old boy Peter Odemwingie was allegedly felled in the box. They fought back six minutes after the restart through Peter Whittingham's spot-kick, and then had a Juan Cala goal ruled out for offside. The winner never came, however, and the Welshmen were forced to settle for a point.

Stoke boasted the majority of possession in this tight encounter – Steven N'Zonzi and Glenn Whelan were neat in midfield – but no player looked like opening the game like Whittingham. The Cardiff man crafted 4 chances, twice as many as any other player, and got his reward with the equalising goal. It's been a tough season for the long-serving 29-year-old, but there's still time for him to make his mark. 

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