History of the Preston North End v Cardiff City fixture
Cardiff City face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Monday 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 February 2010, with Preston North End running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Dec||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Preston N.E.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Feb||Preston N.E.||3 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Preston N.E.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Preston N.E.||6 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Preston N.E.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Preston N.E.||1 - 2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Preston N.E.||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Bluebirds, and 7 goals against.
Preston North End are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 39 points from their 43 games thus far.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 76 points from 43 games.
Current overall team form
|Preston North End||6||2||2||2||8||10||8|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Cardiff City have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Preston North End. Away win
|Preston North End||Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
|Cardiff City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
8 games since last defeat.
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