FM Preview: Cardiff City v Portsmouth 16 Apr 2011

Last updated : 15 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Portsmouth fixture

Cardiff City play host to Portsmouth at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 11 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 10 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Cardiff City was back in November 2004, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Portsmouth 0 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 17 May Portsmouth 1 - 0 Cardiff City F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Tue 09 Nov Cardiff City 0-2 Portsmouth League Cup
1995/1996 Tue 22 Aug Cardiff City 1 - 0 Portsmouth League Cup
1995/1996 Wed 16 Aug Portsmouth 0 - 2 Cardiff City League Cup
1990/1991 Tue 09 Oct Portsmouth 3 - 1 Cardiff City League Cup
1990/1991 Tue 25 Sep Cardiff City 1 - 1 Portsmouth League Cup

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 10 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 6 conceded.

Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cardiff City are holding the final promotion place in the Npower Championship, and have accumulated 72 points from the 41 games they have played so far.

Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 55 points from their 41 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 3 2 1 14 8 11
Portsmouth 6 1 2 3 3 8 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Bluebirds to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Portsmouth 10 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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