Cardiff thrashed bottom club Rotherham, winning their third league game in a row.
Cardiff took an early lead, scoring in the 11th minute. It was Kadeem Harris who got the goal, curling the ball into the far corner from just inside the box, scoring his third goal in two games. Apart from the goal, Rotherham were looking fairly solid until stoppage time at the end of the half. Rhys Healey had to come off because of what looked like a serious injury. His substitute Junior Hoilett pounced on a poor back pass from Ben Purrington to slot into the net.
The Bluebirds ran riot in the second half. In the 49th minute, Harris’ jinking run and inviting cross teed up Craig Noone to volley into the goal with a flourish. Five minutes later, a deep free-kick came to Kenneth Zohore, he flicked it on to Hoilett, who played it on to him. Hi finished with an emphatic finish into the far corner from a tight angle. He completed the rout in the 83rd minute, when he lobbed it over keeper Richard O’Donnell into the net.
This was their biggest win since a 6-0 win against Bristol City in 2010. They have got more points in 2017 in the Championship than anyone else. When Neil Warnock took over in October, they were second bottom, but now they are in the top half of the table. Some are even saying that they could make the play-offs, but Warnock was realistic about it when asked about it and said that it is almost impossible.