FM Preview: Cardiff City v Queens Park Rangers 23 Apr 2011

Last updated : 22 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Queens Park Rangers fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Queens Park Rangers at Cardiff City Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 33 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 16 wins, and Queens Park Rangers have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was just last season, in September 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Q.P.R. 2 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Cardiff City 0-2 Q.P.R. Championship
2008/2009 Wed 25 Feb Cardiff City 0 - 0 Q.P.R. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 08 Nov Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2007/2008 Tue 29 Jan Cardiff City 3 - 1 Q.P.R. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 18 Aug Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Cardiff City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Rangers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 75 points from 42 games.

Queens Park Rangers are leading the way in the Npower Championship, with their 42 games giving them a return of 83 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 4 2 0 17 7 14
Queens Park Rangers 6 4 1 1 8 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Cardiff City at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Bluebirds will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Queens Park Rangers 6 games since last away draw.

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