FM Preview: Cardiff City v Bristol City 16 Feb 2013

Last updated : 15 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Bristol City fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Bristol City at Cardiff City Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 19 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was just last season, in August 2011, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Bristol City 4 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Bristol City 1 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Sun 14 Aug Cardiff City 3-1 Bristol City Championship
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

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Bluebirds score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Bristol City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 30 games giving them a return of 64 points.

Bristol City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 31 points from their 31 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 3 2 1 5 3 11
Bristol City 6 3 0 3 6 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Cardiff City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Bluebirds. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Bristol City Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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