FootyMAD's Cardiff City match preview

Last updated : 08 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 4 of the 20 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 MarCardiff City1 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2007/2008Sun 21 OctSouthampton1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Tue 13 MarSouthampton2 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Tue 17 OctCardiff City1 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 01 AprSouthampton3 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 31 DecCardiff City2 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
1995/1996Wed 04 OctSouthampton2 - 1Cardiff CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The Bluebirds have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.

In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Southampton are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City621311117

FootyMad's prediction ...

Saints 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.
Southampton Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 14 away matches.