FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Cardiff City 18 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th February 2012
The game between Ipswich Town and Cardiff City in the Championship on 18th February 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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
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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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here