Cardiff City will be up against Newport County in a pre-season encounter on Tuesday.
Cardiff City will be up against Newport County in a pre-season encounter on Tuesday. It promises to be an exciting encounter with both teams fresh off wins in their latest fixtures and looking to continue that form. Cardiff City have a huge task on their hands to improve their performance in the Championship following a disappointing campaign last time around. A good pre-season will be key for that. They will be up against League Two side, Newport County who will be excited to play a Championship side to test themselves.
|Cardiff City vs Newport County||Key Details|
|Date||12 July, 2022|
|Venue||Cardiff International Sports Campus|
|Kickoff time India||11:00 pm IST|
|Kickoff time England||5:30 pm GMT|
Cardiff City closed the 2021/22 season in a disastrous way. Out of their last six games, they could manage only one win to go with one draw and four defeats. It was no surprise that their final position in the Championship was also pretty disappointing at 18th with just 53 points to their name. Manager, Steve Morrison undoubtedly has a lot work on his hands if his team are to better this display in the upcoming season. Cardiff will also be taking on Cheltenham Town, Shrewsbury Town, Forest Green Rovers in their subsequent friendlies.
As for Newport County, the run to close their last campaign was not what they would have hoped for. In their last six games, they could manage only two wins accompanied by four losses. With 69 points, they finished 11th in the League Two table. The club will be working hard for a better display in the upcoming season and hope to challenge for promotion. They have started their pre-season proceedings in splendid manner with a 7-0 win over Undy Athletic in their first friendly.
For Cardiff City, Ebou Adams remains a doubt to feature due to an injury he suffered in the club’s last match. The Welsh outfit will be looking to give most of the players game time including youngsters to get them into optimal shape. Newport County, too will be hoping that majority of its players get minutes so that they can start getting back into their top form ahead of the 2022/23 season.
Cardiff City possible line-up: Phillips, Romeo, Collins, McGuinness, Denham, Wintle, Rinomhota, Leahy, Collins, Whyte, Crole
Newport County possible line-up: Townsend, Clarke, Dolan, Woodiwiss, Lewis, Bowen, Willmott, Wildig, Evans, Zimba, Collins
The Pre-season friendly match between Cardiff City vs Newport County will take place at Cardiff International Sports Campus on Tuesday at 11:00 pm IST.
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