FM Preview: Burnley v Cardiff City 07 May 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 6th May 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Burnley take on Cardiff City in a Championship match on 7th May 2011 at 12:45.
History of the Burnley v Cardiff City fixture
Cardiff City pack their bags to visit Burnley at Turf Moor 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 20 and win only 8 of the 37 games.
The previous match played between the two at Turf Moor was within the last three years, in December 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 15 Feb||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Burnley||Championship|
|2008/2009||Mon 13 Apr||Cardiff City||3 - 1||Burnley||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 09 Dec||Burnley||2 - 2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Apr||Burnley||3 - 3||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 06 Oct||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Burnley||Championship|
|2006/2007||Mon 09 Apr||Burnley||2 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Burnley||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Burnley are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Clarets's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
The away form of Cardiff City however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Bluebirds, and 10 goals against.
Burnley's 67 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 79 points from 45 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Cardiff City have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Burnley. Away win
|Burnley||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here