FM Preview: QPR v Cardiff City 17 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th April 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Queens Park Rangers and Cardiff City at 15:00 on Saturday, 17th April 2010 in the Championship.
Cardiff City face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 22 out of 32 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, the Rangers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Wed 25 Feb||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Q.P.R.||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 29 Jan||Cardiff City||3 - 1||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Q.P.R.||0 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Q.P.R.||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Fri 17 Nov||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Queens Park Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rangers in those games, with 5 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 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Q.P.R. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 51 points from their 42 matches. Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 70 points from 43 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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 Q.P.R.. Away win
|Q.P.R.||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
|Cardiff City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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