FM Preview: Cardiff City v Portsmouth 21 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th January 2012
The game between Cardiff City and Portsmouth in the Championship on 21st January 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Cardiff City v Portsmouth fixture
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 12 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 10 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Apr||Cardiff City||3-0||Portsmouth||Championship|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Bluebirds, with 4 goals against.
In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Portsmouth are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Pompey have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 46 points from 26 games.
Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 25 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Cardiff City may be coming up against a decent side in Portsmouth, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bluebirds. Home Win
|Cardiff City||9 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Portsmouth||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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