FM Preview: Cardiff City v Barnsley 22 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 21st October 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Cardiff City take on Barnsley in a Championship match on 22nd October 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Cardiff City v Barnsley fixture
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Barnsley at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 5 of the 21 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2011, 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||Sun 13 Mar||Cardiff City||2-2||Barnsley||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Oct||Barnsley||1 - 2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Feb||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Barnsley||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Barnsley||1 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 03 Mar||Cardiff City||3 - 1||Barnsley||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 16 Sep||Barnsley||0 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sun 04 May||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Barnsley||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 8 conceded.
Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Cardiff City see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 12 games played so far,
Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 15 points from their 12 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Cardiff City at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Bluebirds will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Barnsley||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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