FM Preview: Barnsley v Cardiff City 14 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Barnsley and Cardiff City at 15:00 on 14th April 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Barnsley v Cardiff City fixture
Cardiff City face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 7 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was just last season, in October 2010, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Tykes in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 22 Oct||Cardiff City||5 - 3||Barnsley||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sun 13 Mar||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Barnsley||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Oct||Barnsley||1-2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Feb||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Barnsley||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Barnsley||1 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 03 Mar||Cardiff City||3 - 1||Barnsley||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 16 Sep||Barnsley||0 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Tykes have scored 5, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bluebirds's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Barnsley are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 47 from their 42 matches played.
Cardiff City's total of 65 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bluebirds of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Oakwell with Cardiff City coasting to victory. Away win
|Barnsley||4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
7 games since last defeat.
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