FM Preview: Cardiff City v Blackpool 29 Sep 2012

Last updated : 28 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Blackpool fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Blackpool at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 04 Feb Cardiff City 1-3 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Blackpool 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 22 May Blackpool 3 - 2 Cardiff City Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2009/2010 Sat 09 Jan Cardiff City 1 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Sat 15 Aug Blackpool 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2008/2009 Tue 28 Oct Cardiff City 2 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Oct Blackpool 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship

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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 9 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 5 conceded.

Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Seasiders's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 13 points from their 7 games so far.

Blackpool are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 13 points from 7 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 3 1 2 11 9 10
Blackpool 6 3 1 2 14 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are starting to turn Cardiff City Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Blackpool Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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