FM Preview: Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday 24 Apr 2010

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History of the Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Owls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 6 of the 29 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2008, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 26 SepSheff. Wed.3 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2008/2009Sun 03 MaySheff. Wed.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 20 DecCardiff City2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 23 FebSheff. Wed.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 12 JanCardiff City1 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 07 AprCardiff City1 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 25 NovSheff. Wed.0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Sheff. Wed. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 73 points from 44 games. Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 46 points from their 44 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City64207314
Sheff. Wed.6132566

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Owls are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Cardiff City. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Sheff. Wed. Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.