πŸŽ₯ EFL Performance of the Weekend: Cardiff win the South Wales derby

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Alex Mott

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What a job Mick McCarthy is doing at Cardiff.

The Yorkshireman joined the Bluebirds in January and has since gone about instilling total change at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Swansea City 0
Cardiff City 1
Full time

In his 14 games as manager, the capital club have lost just once and have gone from mid-table obscurity to a genuine chance at the play-offs.

Their top six credentials were strengthened on Saturday as they travelled to neighbours Swansea for one of the most fiercely-contested derbies anywhere in the British Isles.

It wasn’t a thriller but McCarthy & Co won’t care as an eighth minute Aden Flint header was enough to send them away from the Liberty Stadium with all three points.

There are now eight games to go in the regular season and Cardiff are currently four points behind sixth place in Reading.

The next six weeks are going to be absolutely fascinating.


Honourable mentions

There was a huge win at the bottom of League One for Swindon on Saturday as they went to Fleetwood on Saturday and won 2-0.

Scott Twine, the Robins player of the season so far, grabbed both goals, that took the Wilshire side out of the relegation places.

It’s remarkably tight though, with just two points separating bottom place Rochdale and Swindon, five places ahead, in 19th.