Cardiff City 0-0 Parma

Cardiff City striker Kenny Miller
Kenny Miller came closest to scoring when he hit the woodwork

A game of few scoring opportunities saw Cardiff City draw their final warm-up match before the new season against Italian side Parma on Saturday.

New signing Kenny Miller had the best chance to break the deadlock when he hit the post in the second half.

The chance came after Parma keeper fumbled a shot by Peter Whittingham, Cardiff's most impressive performer.

Robert Earnshaw also hit the woodwork, but the Wales striker had already been flagged for offside.

One of the loudest reactions of the afternoon from the home crowd was reserved for former Swansea City striker Fabio Borini, who was given a hostile reception when he entered the fray as late substitute for the Serie A visitors.

Craig Fagan played his second game for the Bluebirds since joining on a week's trail but the former Hull City striker failed to make much impact.

"Overall I was happy with that," said Cardiff manager Malky Mackay. "There were parts of the game where we played very well.

"We were playing a Serie A side in Parma who are getting close to their season starting as well. I thought we controlled the game in large parts.

"They were good technically but I thought we pressed them very well and made them make mistakes."

Cardiff's first game of the new Championship season is away to West Ham United on Sunday, 7 August.

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