FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Cardiff City 22 Sep 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 21st September 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Crystal Palace take on Cardiff City in a Championship match on 22nd September 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Crystal Palace v Cardiff City fixture
Cardiff City face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 6 of the 32 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Eagles in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 28 Apr||Crystal Palace||1-2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2011/2012||Tue 24 Jan||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||League Cup|
|2011/2012||Tue 10 Jan||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Cardiff City||League Cup|
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 08 Mar||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Sep||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Cardiff City||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Eagles have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 7 points from their 6 matches.
Cardiff City's total of 13 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Current overall team form
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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 Selhurst Park with Cardiff City coasting to victory. Away win
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Cardiff City||Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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