FM Preview: Coventry City v Cardiff City 22 Nov 2011

Last updated : 21 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Coventry City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2010, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Sky Blues in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sun 26 Dec Cardiff City 2 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 19 Oct Coventry City 1 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Coventry City 1 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct Cardiff City 2 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2008/2009 Wed 28 Jan Coventry City 0 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2008/2009 Tue 30 Sep Cardiff City 2 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2007/2008 Tue 12 Feb Coventry City 0 - 0 Cardiff City Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Sky Blues have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Coventry City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 12 points from their 17 games thus far.

Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 30 points from 17 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Coventry City 6 0 2 4 6 13 2
Cardiff City 6 5 1 0 14 5 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bluebirds of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Ricoh Arena with Cardiff City coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Coventry City Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Cardiff City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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