FM Preview: Burnley v Cardiff City 20 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Burnley and Cardiff City at 15:00 on 20th August 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Burnley v Cardiff City fixture
Cardiff City face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday 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 20 and win only 8 of the 38 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Burnley||1 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Burnley are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 9 conceded.
Cardiff City's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Bluebirds, and 12 goals against.
Burnley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 2 matches.
Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 6 from their 3 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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 6 home games.
|Cardiff City||Undefeated in last 8 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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