Bellamy Wonder Strike Sinks Swansea

Bellamy seals win for Cardiff

Bellamy seals win for Cardiff

On loan Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy sensational strike secured all three points for Cardiff in the Lunchtime Welsh Derby.

Bellamy fired Cardiff into the lead in the 85th minute, after a sublime finish from the edge of the box.

Cardiff born Bellamy’s strike was the first piece of skill seen in the match, as his close control, followed by a curling shot displayed the signs of a Premiership

There wasn’t much to talk about at half time as both teams had cancelled each other out in the first half.

The game was more open after the halftime whistle, with both teams going for the victory.

Cardiff went close in the 63rd minute when Blake beat a couple of Swansea players, before turning inside the left flank only to see his shot drift wide of the post.

Cardiff were spurred on after Blake’s attempt, but it was Swansea who came closest to scoring the first goal.

The lively Scott Sinclair had two good chances, the first saw him to produce a nice 1-2 with Dyer, before Cardiff’s Blake got the important block in.

Sinclair’s second attempt saw him latch onto to Beattie’s through ball, only to have his attempt hit the side netting.

Swansea battled hard, with Sinclair and Beattie running into the channels looking for space, before Bellamy’s wonder strike five minutes from time decided the game.

The controversial picked up the ball at the edge of the area, before curling the ball past Dorus De Vries in the Swansea goal.

The moment of brilliance from Bellamy was needed to win the game, in what was overall a rather dour affair at the Liberty Stadium.

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