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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Southampton||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sun 21 Oct||Southampton||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 13 Mar||Southampton||2 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 17 Oct||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Southampton||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Apr||Southampton||3 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Wed 04 Oct||Southampton||2 - 1||Cardiff City||LGEC|
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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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
|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.