FM Preview: Sheffield United v Cardiff City 12 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 11th April 2011
The game between Sheffield United and Cardiff City in the Championship on 12th April 2011 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Sheffield United v Cardiff City fixture
Cardiff City face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, 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 October 2009, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 3-4 defeat upon the The Blades in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 08 Aug||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Wed 24 Mar||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||3-4||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sun 22 Mar||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 3||Cardiff City||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
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 10 goals for the Bluebirds, and 6 goals against.
Sheffield United find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 40 games have yielded only 35 points.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 69 points from 40 games.
Current overall team form
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 Sheffield United. Away win
|Sheffield United||5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||5 games since last defeat.
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