FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Cardiff City 07 Dec 2012

Last updated : 06 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackburn Rovers v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City travel to take on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Friday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 19 out of 29 times.

The last time the two teams met at Blackburn Rovers was back in January 2005, over five years ago, as the Rovers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 29 Nov Cardiff City 2 - 0 Blackburn R. League Cup
2004/2005 Wed 19 Jan Blackburn R. 3-2 Cardiff City F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sat 08 Jan Cardiff City 1 - 1 Blackburn R. F.A. Cup
1984/1985 Sat 13 Apr Cardiff City 1 - 2 Blackburn R. Second Division
1984/1985 Tue 18 Sep Blackburn R. 2 - 1 Cardiff City Second Division
1983/1984 Mon 07 May Blackburn R. 1 - 1 Cardiff City Second Division
1983/1984 Sat 10 Dec Cardiff City 2 - 1 Blackburn R. Second Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Bluebirds's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Blackburn Rovers's 29 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 20 games giving them a return of 41 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackburn Rovers 6 1 3 2 9 9 6
Cardiff City 6 4 1 1 11 8 13

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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 Ewood Park with Cardiff City coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackburn Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Cardiff City 6 games since last defeat.

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