FM Preview: Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday 02 Dec 2012

Last updated : 01 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Cardiff City are ready to welcome Sheffield Wednesday to Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 6 of the 30 games.

The previous match played between the two at Cardiff City Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2010, as the Bluebirds squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Cardiff City 3-2 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Sep Sheff. Wed. 3 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2008/2009 Sun 03 May Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 20 Dec Cardiff City 2 - 0 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 23 Feb Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 12 Jan Cardiff City 1 - 0 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 07 Apr Cardiff City 1 - 2 Sheff. Wed. Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Bluebirds have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.

In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Sheffield Wednesday are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Owls's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 19 games giving them a return of 38 points.

Sheffield Wednesday are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 15 points from their 19 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 3 1 2 11 10 10
Sheffield Wednesday 6 1 0 5 4 13 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Cardiff City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Bluebirds. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City Won 9 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Sheffield Wednesday Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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