FootyMAD's Cardiff City match preview

Last updated : 11 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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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 15 and win only 6 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, with Sheff. Wed. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 07 AprCardiff City1 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 25 NovSheff. Wed.0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 04 MarCardiff City1 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2005/2006Wed 09 NovSheff. Wed.1 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
1983/1984Sat 12 MayCardiff City0 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
1983/1984Sat 17 DecSheff. Wed.5 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
1981/1982Sat 27 FebCardiff City0 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 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's 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Sheff. Wed. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 28 from their 25 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City64119513
Sheff. Wed.6123685

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 Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Sheff. Wed. Not won in previous 7 away matches.