FM Preview: Cardiff City v Ipswich Town 15 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 14th October 2011
The game between Cardiff City and Ipswich Town in the Championship on 15th October 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Cardiff City v Ipswich Town fixture
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 21 previous games, with the Bluebirds winning just 7.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Mar||Cardiff City||0-2||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Ipswich Town||2 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Mar||Ipswich Town||2 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sun 29 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Ipswich Town||1 - 2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Wed 09 Apr||Ipswich Town||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 have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 9 conceded.
Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cardiff City's 16 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Ipswich Town's 16 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
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||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
|Ipswich Town||5 games since last defeat.
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