FM Preview: Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday 24 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd April 2010
The game between Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship on Saturday, 24th April 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||Sheff. Wed.||3 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Jan||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Cardiff City||1 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.
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