FM Preview: Millwall v Cardiff City 18 Sep 2012

Last updated : 17 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Millwall v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Millwall at The Den on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 6 wins, and Millwall have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Den was less than a year ago, in December 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 31 Mar Cardiff City 0 - 0 Millwall Championship
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Millwall 0 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Millwall 3 - 3 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Cardiff City 2 - 1 Millwall Championship
2005/2006 Tue 31 Jan Cardiff City 1 - 1 Millwall Championship
2005/2006 Sat 24 Sep Millwall 0 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2004/2005 Tue 22 Feb Cardiff City 0 - 1 Millwall Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Millwall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Lions in those games, with 8 conceded.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Millwall find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 5 matches.

Cardiff City's total of 10 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Millwall 6 2 1 3 10 13 7
Cardiff City 6 3 1 2 9 8 10

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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 Millwall. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Millwall Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Cardiff City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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