Cardiff v Blackburn ratings as Smithies beaten easily but Drameh shows promise
Alex Smithies 5
Probably shouldn't have been beaten with a side-footed effort at his near post from 20 yards. He'll want that one back.
Cody Drameh 7
Looked really sharp and lovely. Confident with the ball at his feet and offered a lot in attack. Showed real promise but faded a little.
Mark McGuinness 6
Solid enough and went through the game relatively untroubled. Made a good chance for himself late on which was saved.
Aden Flint 6
Was a constant threat in attack and was OK in defence. Showed Rothwell the angle for the shot and that's all he could really do.
Curtis Nelson 8 (star man)
Was impressive in the opposition box and had two big chances with good headers. Defensively very good, best showing in a while. …
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