Cardiff 1-0 West Brom Stats and Highlights
Peter Whittingham’s second-half winner moved Cardiff four points clear of the bottom three and inflicted a fourth straight defeat on West Brom.
Cardiff had the better of a poor first half with Peter Odemwingie and Steven Caulker going close.
Gary Medel came to Cardiff’s rescue after the break, clearing Gareth McAuley’s goal-bound shot off the line.
Whittingham then headed home a Craig Noone cross for his third goal in three appearances against the Baggies.
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Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Date: Saturday, 14 December, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
West Brom’s last defeat away to Cardiff was a 3-1 top-flight loss on Boxing Day 1960. They are unbeaten in seven games away to the Bluebirds since then, with the last four ending in draws.
Cardiff striker Peter Odemwingie scored for West Brom to help eliminate his current employers from the FA Cup in a 4-2 win the last time the clubs met in the 2011-12 competition.
Cardiff are without a win in five games since beating rivals Swansea in the south Wales derby.
Two of Cardiff’s three wins have been at home.
Only Palace and West Ham have failed to score in as many games as Malky Mackay’s side (eight) in the Premier League this season.
Cardiff have averaged fewer than three shots on target (2.73) per game in the Premier League this season.
The Bluebirds have picked up just six points from seven games against bottom-half opposition.
Nine of the 22 league goals conceded by Cardiff have come in the last 15 minutes of games.
Ben Turner, Steven Caulker and Peter Whittingham have played every minute of all 15 Premier League games for Cardiff this season.
West Bromwich Albion
West Brom have won once in nine matches since September’s 2-1 victory at Manchester United, losing their last three games.
Steve Clarke’s side failed to score for the first time in six games in Saturday’s 2-0 defeat by Norwich City.
Gareth McAuley is the only ever present for West Brom in 2013-14.
Twelve goals (six for, six against) have been scored in the last 15 minutes of matches involving West Brom.