Cardiff City wins first game at home since Sala’s disappearance

Cardiff City played its first home game since their record signing Emiliano Sala disappeared in plane tragedy on his way to Cardiff. The hosts emerged the victors on the day with 2-0 win over AFC Bournemouth.

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Bobby Decordova-Reid of Cardiff City celebrates scoring the first goal of the match by showing off an Emiliano Sala t-shirt

A double from Bobby Decordova-Reid sinks the Cherries as tributes for Emiliano Sala continue to pour in from different corners.

Relegation battlers Cardiff City hosted mid-table Bournemouth in a Premier League match on Saturday evening at Cardiff City Stadium.

Bobby Decordova-Reid opened the scoring for Cardiff City from the penalty spot as earlier as five minutes, and paid tribute to Emiliano Sala.

He then added another right after the second half kick-off thanks to a ball over the top from Aron Gunnarsson in the 46th minute of the game.

Cardiff City got all three points but remain in the relegation zone, two points behind Burnley in 18th place with 22 points from 25 outings. 


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