The Carling Cup pits two struggling sides against eachother this evening. Colchester have lost two, drawn one and won one in their four fixtures this season while Cardiff have lost three out of four of their matches.
However, wholesale changes to the Cardiff team are likely, with the classy Glenn Loovens playing in defence and also likely starting berths for Phil Mulryne and Alan Lee. Dean Gerken takes over in the Colchester goal because Aidan Davison is banned.
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Two goals in four first-half minutes eased any fears of a possible upset.