FM Preview: Cardiff City v Sheffield United 08 Aug 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 7th August 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cardiff City and Sheffield United at 12:35 on Sunday, 8th August 2010 in the Championship.
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Sheffield United at Ninian Park at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 34 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 15 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Wed 24 Mar||Cardiff City||1-1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 4||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 22 Mar||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Fri 14 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Sheff. Utd. 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||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||5 games since last defeat.|