History of the Bristol City v Cardiff City fixture
Cardiff City face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 10 of the 44 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashton Gate was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Robins in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Mar||Bristol City||1-2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2011/2012||Sun 14 Aug||Cardiff City||3 - 1||Bristol City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 01 Jan||Bristol City||3 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Cardiff City||3 - 2||Bristol City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 26 Jan||Bristol City||0 - 6||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 19 Jan||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Bristol City||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Tue 12 Jan||Bristol City||1 - 1||Cardiff City||F.A. Cup|
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Recent respective form guides
Bristol City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 6 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 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Bristol City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 3 points from their 2 games so far.
Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 4 from their 2 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Bluebirds could well see them head back from Ashton Gate with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw
|Bristol City||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Cardiff City||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
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