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Cardiff win to stay clear at top

Cardiff City beat Millwall 1-0 at home to stay five points ahead at the summit of the Championship table.

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Cardiff aim for festive hat-trick at home to Millwall

Cardiff City are hoping to extend their lead at the top of the Championship Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Cardiff would be more than happy to repeat their two most recent scorelines as they aim to make it three festive victories on the trot today.

Hugely important successes at Leicester and at home to Crystal Palace saw the Bluebirds beat two of their promotion rivals and open up a five point lead at the top of the Championship.

The visit of Millwall, though, brings them up against yet another club with ambitions of higher things. The Lions begin the afternoon just outside the play-off places, in seventh, and could well present a difficult proposition.

City's twelve home league games, of course, have yet to produce a single draw - 11 wins and one defeat so far - and every sequence does eventually end....

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