FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Cardiff City 18 Feb 2012

Last updated : 17 February 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 on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 3 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, with Ipswich Town running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Ipswich Town 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

Ipswich Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 37 points from their 30 matches.

Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 53 points from 31 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ipswich Town 6 3 1 2 13 10 10
Cardiff City 6 3 1 2 10 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Bluebirds out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Ipswich Town. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ipswich Town Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Cardiff City Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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