Bluebirds blitz Burnley
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Steven Thompson scored twice on his debut as Cardiff beat Burnley 3-0.Steven Thompson enjoyed a dream debut for Cardiff as he netted twice in the 3-0 win over Burnley.
The Scottish international struck twice in the space of two second half minutes to set up Cardiff's victory with Jason Koumas netting the third for The Bluebirds.
Jon Harley had the first chance of the game for Burnley when his powerful shot was well saved by Neil Alexander
After a quiet first half the game burst into life in the second period with Cardiff hitting Burnley with a three-goal blitz in five minutes.
Cardiff came close to breaking the deadlock on 55 minutes when Brian Jensen brilliantly tipped Thompson's header round the post.
The former Rangers man did not have to wait long for his first goal for the club as he found the net just three minutes later.
Thompson grabbed his second of the contest two minutes later when he latched onto Cameron Jerome's pass to score.
Cardiff put the game beyond Burnley on 63 minutes when Koumas headed home Neal Ardley's cross.