FM Preview: Cardiff City v Burnley 27 Oct 2012

Last updated : 26 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Burnley fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Burnley at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 7 of the 40 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 18 Mar Cardiff City 0-0 Burnley Championship
2011/2012 Tue 25 Oct Cardiff City 1 - 0 Burnley League Cup
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Burnley 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Burnley 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Cardiff City 1 - 1 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Mon 13 Apr Cardiff City 3 - 1 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Tue 09 Dec Burnley 2 - 2 Cardiff City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Bluebirds, with 4 goals against.

Burnley have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Clarets have hit 11 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 25 points from the 12 games they have played so far.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 12 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 4 0 2 12 9 12
Burnley 6 2 2 2 14 15 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City may be coming up against a decent side in Burnley, 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 6 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Burnley 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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