A mix-up dealing with Chris Allen's punt allowed Bluebirds striker Ashan Holgate to net a beautiful half-volley
from 20 yards.
Ings opened the game by trying his luck with a speculative half-volley
that flew too high.
The 23-year-old's sensational long-range half-volley
made it 3-0 after half an hour.
MATEJ VYDRA'S stunning half-volley
ensured Billy McKinlay started his managerial career with a win.
Santi Cazorla set up Ramsey, right, to fire the opener before Lukas Podolski buried a half-volley
12 Eto'o hooks in left-foot volley from a Willian corner 18 Wickham slots in a close-range rebound after Schwarzer parries Alonso left-foot half-volley
36 Mannone saves an Ivanovic header from a Willian corner at second attempt 42 Mannone saves a Matic long-ranger and Salah angled follow-up 43 Willian denied at point-blank range by Mannone, Ramires misses open-goal follow-up 48 Eto'o fires across the face of goal after a swift counter-attack 75 Mannone blocks Ba backheel close to left-hand byline 82 Borini scores penalty after Altidore is adjudged to have been tripped by Azpilicueta 84 Mannone tips long-range Schurrle shot over the bar 90 Terry header is well claimed by Mannone high above his head
Braintree chiselled out the best opportunity of the match as Dan Holman miscued his half-volley
with just the Shaymen's keeper Matt Glennon to beat.
The winner came from a beautifully struck half-volley
by Merthyr Tydfil teenager Declan John, scored only one minute 50 seconds after he went on as a substitute.
The Ancients took the lead after three minutes when Tudno failed to clear a long throw into the box from Adam Hesp and defender Gareth Edwards fired home a half-volley
Nugent was twice denied by the offside flag but, in between those efforts, he finished superbly on the half-volley
to put City three points ahead of Boro in fifth.
But if you thought that was good, he trumped it in the final minute with an outrageous half-volley
with the outside of his right foot to leave Chelsea keeper Petr Cech helpless with the goal of the season.
Penrhyn struck first in the 25th minute when Shaw raced through to fire a half-volley
across keeper Louis Mackin into the bottom corner.