FM Preview: Cardiff City v Peterborough United 14 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 13th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cardiff City and Peterborough United at 19:45 on 14th February 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Cardiff City v Peterborough United fixture
Cardiff City are ready to welcome Peterborough United to Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 5 of the 12 previous games, with the Bluebirds winning just 4.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was within the last three years, in February 2010, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 18 Oct||Peterborough||4 - 3||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 24 Aug||Peterborough||2 - 1||Cardiff City||League Cup|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Feb||Cardiff City||2-0||Peterborough||Championship|
|2009/2010||Mon 28 Dec||Peterborough||4 - 4||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2002/2003||Wed 16 Apr||Peterborough||2 - 0||Cardiff City||League Division Two|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Peterborough||League Division Two|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Peterborough||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.
Peterborough United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Posh's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 50 points from 30 games.
Peterborough United find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 29 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Peterborough United is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Bluebirds in a close run game. Home Win
|Cardiff City||12 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Peterborough United||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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