FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Cardiff City 21 Aug 2012

Last updated : 20 August 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Falmer Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 7 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falmer Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 07 Mar Brighton & HA 2-2 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Wed 17 Aug Cardiff City 1 - 3 Brighton & HA Championship
2007/2008 Tue 14 Aug Cardiff City 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League Cup
2005/2006 Tue 22 Nov Cardiff City 1 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2005/2006 Sat 15 Oct Brighton & HA 1 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2004/2005 Sat 12 Feb Cardiff City 2 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship
2004/2005 Tue 19 Oct Brighton & HA 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 5 conceded.

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. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Brighton & Hove Albion find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 0 points from their 1 matches.

Cardiff City's total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 0 3 3 3 13 3
Cardiff City 6 2 1 3 5 9 7

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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
Brighton & Hove Albion Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
Cardiff City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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