FM Preview: Birmingham City v Cardiff City 01 Jan 2013

Last updated : 31 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Birmingham City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Birmingham City at St. Andrews on Tuesday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 4 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Andrews was less than a year ago, in March 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 02 Oct Cardiff City 2 - 1 Birmingham C. Championship
2011/2012 Sun 25 Mar Birmingham C. 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Sun 04 Dec Cardiff City 1 - 0 Birmingham C. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Birmingham C. 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep Cardiff City 1 - 2 Birmingham C. Championship
2006/2007 Sun 04 Mar Birmingham C. 1 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2006/2007 Sat 26 Aug Cardiff City 2 - 0 Birmingham C. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Birmingham City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Bluebirds, and 4 goals against.

Birmingham City are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 29 from their 25 matches played.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 25 games giving them a return of 53 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Birmingham City 6 2 2 2 10 11 8
Cardiff City 6 5 0 1 10 4 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Birmingham City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Cardiff City Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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