FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Cardiff City 06 Oct 2012

Last updated : 05 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ipswich Town v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road at tea-time on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 10 and win only 3 of the 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in February 2012, with Ipswich Town running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 18 Feb Ipswich Town 3-0 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Cardiff City 2 - 2 Ipswich Town Championship
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Cardiff City 0 - 2 Ipswich Town Championship
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Ipswich Town 2 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 09 Mar Ipswich Town 2 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Sun 29 Nov Cardiff City 1 - 2 Ipswich Town Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Cardiff City 0 - 3 Ipswich Town Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Tractor Boys have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bluebirds have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 7 points from their 9 games thus far.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 9 games giving them a return of 19 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ipswich Town 6 0 3 3 5 10 3
Cardiff City 6 5 0 1 14 6 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Cardiff City have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Ipswich Town. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ipswich Town Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Cardiff City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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