FM Preview: Cardiff City v Bristol City 14 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 13th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cardiff City and Bristol City at 15:00 on 14th August 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Cardiff City v Bristol City fixture
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Bristol City at Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 40 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 18 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was less than a year ago, in October 2010, as the Bluebirds squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 01 Jan||Bristol City||3 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Cardiff City||3-2||Bristol City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 26 Jan||Bristol City||0 - 6||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 19 Jan||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Bristol City||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Tue 12 Jan||Bristol City||1 - 1||Cardiff City||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Sun 23 Aug||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Bristol City||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sun 15 Mar||Bristol City||1 - 1||Cardiff City||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 not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Bristol City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 3 points from their 1 games so far.
Bristol City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 1 games have yielded only 0 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Bluebirds to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Cardiff City||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Bristol City||Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here