FM Preview: Cardiff City v Brighton & Hove Albion 17 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 16th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cardiff City and Brighton & Hove Albion at 19:45 on 17th August 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Cardiff City v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture
Cardiff City play host to Brighton & Hove Albion at Cardiff City Stadium on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 14 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 6 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Cardiff City was just over four years ago, in August 2007, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in an League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2007/2008||Tue 14 Aug||Cardiff City||1-0||Brighton & HA||League Cup|
|2005/2006||Tue 22 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Brighton & HA||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Brighton & HA||1 - 2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Feb||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Brighton & HA||Championship|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Oct||Brighton & HA||1 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2001/2002||Thu 31 Jan||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Cardiff City||League Division Two|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Brighton & HA||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.
The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Seagulls, and 9 goals against.
Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 2 games giving them a return of 6 points.
Brighton & Hove Albion are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 6 points from 2 games.
Current overall team form
|Brighton & Hove Albion||6||3||2||1||8||6||11|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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||4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Brighton & Hove Albion||Undefeated in last 9 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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