Date: 9th April 2012 at 10:16am
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Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay faces an anxious wait before deciding on his line-up to face Watford today with the striking department under the most scrutiny following a bruising Middlesbrough encounter on Saturday.

Kenny Miller is a major doubt after limping off with a knee injury, while fellow frontman Rudy Gestede also struggled with an ankle knock. Joe Mason took a heavy knock to his knee, but managed to shake off the injury and is expected to be fit. Robert Earnshaw is on standby and hopeful of getting some gametime.

There were some tired legs in midfield, most notably McPhail and Liam Lawrence while Don Cowie has only just returned from a minor groin strain. Filip Kiss and Craig Conway are both fit and hopeful of playing a part.



atford will be without key defender Adrian Mariappa who is sidelined with an ankle injury.

Young midfielder Ross Jenkins (shoulder) and Stephen McGinn (knee ligaments) are close to returning to the matchday squad, but are not yet ready for selection.