FM Preview: Cardiff City v Birmingham City 02 Oct 2012

Last updated : 01 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Birmingham City fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, winning 60.00% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2011, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 25 Mar Birmingham C. 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Sun 04 Dec Cardiff City 1-0 Birmingham C. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Birmingham C. 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep Cardiff City 1 - 2 Birmingham C. Championship
2006/2007 Sun 04 Mar Birmingham C. 1 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2006/2007 Sat 26 Aug Cardiff City 2 - 0 Birmingham C. Championship
1994/1995 Sat 15 Apr Birmingham C. 2 - 1 Cardiff City League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Birmingham City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Blues have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 16 points from the 8 games they have played so far.

Birmingham City see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 11 points from their 8 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 4 0 2 14 9 12
Birmingham City 6 3 1 2 8 11 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City may be coming up against a decent side in Birmingham City, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bluebirds. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City Won 4 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Birmingham City Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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