FM Preview: Leicester City v Cardiff City 22 Dec 2012

Last updated : 21 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leicester City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Leicester City at Filbert Way 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 at Filbert Way was less than a year ago, in February 2012, the Foxes carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Leicester City 2-1 Cardiff City Championship
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)

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Foxes, with 7 goals against.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Leicester City's total of 37 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 22 games giving them a return of 44 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leicester City 6 3 1 2 14 5 10
Cardiff City 6 4 1 1 10 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Bluebirds has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leicester City Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Cardiff City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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