History of the Cardiff City v Middlesbrough fixture
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 17 wins out of 26 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2011, with Middlesbrough inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 07 Apr||Middlesbrough||0 - 2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2011/2012||Sat 17 Dec||Cardiff City||2-3||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2010/2011||Mon 02 May||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Dec||Middlesbrough||1 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Mar||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sun 13 Dec||Middlesbrough||0 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sun 09 Mar||Middlesbrough||0 - 2||Cardiff City||F.A. Cup|
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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. In this time, Bluebirds have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.
Middlesbrough's away form is equally impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Boro pummel 11 goals, and let in 3.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 31 points from 16 games.
Middlesbrough are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 32 points from the 16 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Cardiff City are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Middlesbrough will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Cardiff City||Won 8 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
|Middlesbrough||Undefeated in last 7 away games.
10 games since last defeat.
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