|Cardiff City 3 v 1 Ipswich Town|
Saturday, 18th March 2017 Kick-off 15:00
Ward and Smith Start at Cardiff
Saturday, 18th Mar 2017 14:09
Grant Ward and Tommy Smith return to the Town starting line-up at Cardiff with Myles Kenlock dropping to the bench and Emyr Huws unavailable against his parent club.
Smith comes in on the left of the central defensive three with Jonas Knudsen moving out to left wing-back. Ward joins Cole Skuse and Toumani Diagouraga in central midfield.
Winger Danny Rowe is included among the subs for the first time since joining from Macclesfield in January.
For Cardiff, Peter Whittingham returns with Joe Ralls missing out through injury. Former England striker Rickie Lambert was back on the bench after a long-term back injury, while former Town keeper Brian Murphy was also among the subs.
Cardiff City: McGregor, Bennett, Morrison (c), Richards, Whittingham, Noone, Bamba, Gunnarsson, Harris, Zohore, Hoilett. Subs: Murphy, Ecuele Manga, John, Pilkington, Halford, Lambert, Meite.
Town: Bialkowski, Chambers (c), Berra, T Smith, Spence, Skuse, Diagouraga, Ward, Knudsen, Lawrence, McGoldrick. Subs: Gerken, Digby, Kenlock, Bru, Rowe, Sears, Pitman. Referee: James Linington (Newport, Isle of Wight).
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