Date: 26th October 2014 at 9:50am
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One riddle that Russell Slade wasn’t able to solve, on Saturday anyway, was Cardiff’s winless away record. A 1-0 defeat at Millwall ended his winning start to his spell as our manager.

This defeat also meant that we’re still in search of that first away win, which I’m sure he’ll find soon enough, this season.

The lunchtime game on Sky Sports didn’t see too much entertainment in the first half in the way of clear cut chances for either side really.

Millwall’s Shaun Williams and Lee Gregory both failed to trouble David Marshall, then again John Brayford and Adam Le Fondre didn’t trouble David Forde either.

Former Bluebirds goalkeeper Forde was troubled, and at his best, twice shortly before half time though to prevent us going into the break ahead.

Craig Noone made the most of a defensive Millwall mistake to get in with his volley kept out by a good Forde save but from six yards, with what seemed a relatively straightforward save, Forde recovered to somehow keep out his rebound too.

It was a fine save but Le Fondre should have scored.

Millwall’s returning defender Danny Shittu made no mistake with his effort in the second half though.

Limited to just one appearance this season due to an injury sustained last season the defender got above not only Bruno Manga but also Federico Macheda to head home a Williams corner.

Gregory twice had chances to extend the lead, which he couldn’t take with Ed Upson also going close.

Ravel Morrison, who has been limited in his involvement since coming in on loan from West Ham, was introduced and he showed glimpses of what he could do with one run ending with appeals against Shittu for a handball.

This penalty wasn’t awarded and defeat, which on the balance of play was probably right, was something that Slade suffered for the first time so far, that away form still needs plenty of work doing on it.

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