Brendan Galloway in action against Cardiff

Cardiff City (H) Match Preview

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The Game 
Argyle v Cardiff City. Home Park. Saturday, 20 January. 3pm. Sky Bet Championship.

The Opposition
Cardiff are 13th in the Championship, with 37 points from 27 games. They have won 11 games, drawn four and lost 12. 

Since drawing with Argyle on Boxing Day, Cardiff have played four games, losing three. They lost 2-0 at league leaders Leicester City, before a 2-1 win at Queens Park Rangers on New Year's Day. They have subsequently lost 4-0 at Sheffield Wednesday, and 3-0 at home to Leeds United. 

The Gaffer
Erol Bulut, 48, was appointed as Cardiff manager in the summer. German-born Bulut represented Turkey Under-21s during a playing career that took in stints at Eintracht Frankfurt, Fenerbahce, Olympiacos and more. 

Erol Bulut

Having been an assistant at several clubs, he started his first managerial reign in 2017, with Yeni Malatyaspor in Turkey. He also managed Turkish sides Alanyaspor, Fenerbahce and Gaziantep, the last of whom he left in January 2023. 

Earlier This Season 
The two sides on Boxing Day, drawing 2-2 at the Cardiff City Stadium. Morgan Whittaker put Argyle in front after 17 minutes, but Cardiff equalised before half-time, a mix-up between Matt Butcher and Conor Hazard saw the former score an own-goal. Karlan Grant's excellent strike put City in front shortly after the interval, but Whittaker struck again to level the game up on 66 minutes. 

Morgan Whittaker and Bali Mumba celebrate

Tickets for this game have sold out. 

If you have a season ticket and cannot attend, you can make your ticket available via the Ticket Exchange and receive face value credit if your ticket is resold. Find out more about the Ticket Exchange.

Fans' Guide
The game will see the official launch of Forever Green, as well as acknowledgement for EFL Community Heroes. For more information on this and other matters to enhance your match-day experience, see our Fans' Guide.

Argyle TV
Commentary for the game will be provided by Charlie Price and Katie Middleton.

Argyle TV’s pre-match show, hosted by Erin Black and Ian Stonebridge, will begin at 2pm, and is available to watch for free on YouTube.

Domestic supporters can listen to audio commentary on Argyle TV, while international supporters can buy a match pass to watch the game, here.

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