FM Preview: Leicester City v Cardiff City 11 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Leicester City and Cardiff City at 15:00 on 11th February 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Leicester City v Cardiff City fixture
Cardiff City face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium 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 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 September 2010, the Foxes carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 25 Sep||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Leicester City||Championship|
|2011/2012||Wed 21 Sep||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Leicester City||League Cup|
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Leicester City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 14 Sep||Leicester City||2-1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Wed 12 May||Cardiff City||2 - 3||Leicester City||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Leicester City||0 - 1||Cardiff City||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2009/2010||Tue 30 Mar||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Leicester City||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leicester City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Foxes in those games, with 6 conceded.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Leicester City see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far,
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 50 points from 29 games.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Cardiff City on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Leicester City. No-score draw
|Leicester City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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