MATCH RECAP: Chippenham Town 2-2 Cardiff City U21 | Pre-Season Friendly, Weds 27th July 2022
A recap of Chippenham Town 2-2 Cardiff City Academy
Here’s how our Bluebirds lineup for tonight’s game…
Will Henry, Martinez, Eddie Jones, Matt Jones, Hanks (C), Gunner, Bradbury, Mehew, Santos, Parker, Trialist #A
1′ | We are underway at The TS Stadium.
25’ | 2 quick chances for Chippenham. First, Trialist A shooting at the keeper, before Gunner shoots just wide from the edge of the box!
31’ Matt Jones switches the ball across to Eddie Jones who shoots who fires firmly at the Cardiff Goalkeeper.
38’ | Hanks brings down a Cardiff player in the box, and the referee points to the spot. The visitors convert the penalty to give them the lead.
45′ | 𝐆𝐎𝐀𝐋 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐂𝐇𝐈𝐏𝐏𝐄𝐍𝐇𝐀𝐌 𝐓𝐎𝐖𝐍!!! It’s Matt Jones who gets on the scoresheet with a neat finish from close range, following a good assist by Caine Bradbury.
HALF TIME: Chippenham Town 1-1 Cardiff City Academy
45′ | The second half is underway!
55′ CHANCE! | Tom Mehew nearly scores from the halfway line, causing the keeper to scramble and get a hand to the ball.
58′ SUB! | Joe Parker, Trialist A, Tom Mehew make way for Noah Coppin, Will King and Alex Bray.
64′ CHANCE! | Double opportunity for Chippenham as King shoots on-target, forcing the keeper to make a save. Coppin steps up and looks to finish from close-range. Keeper is there to clean up the rebound.
65′ | SUB! | Alefe Santos makes way for Ola Lawal
65′ | SUB! | Matt Jones makes way for Keelan Bryne
70′ | 𝐆𝐎𝐀𝐋 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐂𝐇𝐈𝐏𝐏𝐄𝐍𝐇𝐀𝐌 𝐓𝐎𝐖𝐍!!! Noah Coppin gets The Bluebirds back into the with a half volley past the keeper. Great finish.
73′ | SUB! | Eddie Jones, Joe Hanks, Caine Bradbury make way for Jordan Young, Dan Griffiths and Trialist.
75′ | GOAL | Cardiff make it level, and it appears Alex Bray has gone down.
77′ | Joe Hanks is back on the pitch as Alex Bray can’t continue. He’s back on his feet and walks off on his own power.
FULL TIME: Chippenham Town 2-2 Cardiff City Academy
Another good test for The Bluebirds this evening, with goals from Noah Coppin and Matt Jones.