Cardiff City beat Blackburn

The Bluebirds extend their lead at the top of the Championship, winning 4-1 at Blackburn Rovers on Friday night.

Cardiff City extend their Championship lead

Mark Hudson celebrates scoring the first goal of the game. Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Cardiff City have extendend their lead at the top of the Championship, with a win at Blackburn putting them four points ahead of Crystal Palace.

An early goal from Captain, Mark Hudson put the Bluebirds in the lead just before half time.

The Rovers fought back, equalising with a goal from Joshua King. But, they were no match for Cardiff, with goals from Bellamy, Mason and Bo-Kyung Kim making the final score Blackburn 1 - 4 Cardiff City.

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Cardiff visit Blackburn in Championship

Cardiff City kick-off against Blackburn Rovers in the Championship at 19:45.

It's the only game in the division on Friday night, so gives the Bluebirds a chance to extend their lead at the top of the table.

For minute-by-minute updates on the action, visit the ITV Sport website.

Malky Mackay
Malky Mackay has urged his side to take confidence from their recent form Credit: John Walton / EMPICS Sport

Cardiff look to extend Championship lead

Cardiff City are away against Blackburn Rovers in the Championship tonight. Malky Mackay's side have a one-point lead at the top of the table after another home win last weekend - and could make that a four-point gap by the time closest challengers Crystal Palace play tomorrow.

Craig Conway
Craig Conway scored the winning goal as Cardiff beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 last weekend Credit: John Walton / EMPICS Sport

The Bluebirds have now set a new home record of ten wins on the trot - a flawless start to the season at the Cardiff City Stadium. Their away form had been letting them down - but they have picked up a win at Barnsley and a draw at Derby from their last two games on the road.

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