FM Preview: Cardiff City v Peterborough United 14 Feb 2012

Last updated : 13 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 2 2 2 7 8 8
Peterborough United 6 0 2 4 3 10 2

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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