FM Preview: Sheffield United v Cardiff City 12 Apr 2011

Last updated : 11 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 2 0 4 5 10 6
Cardiff City 6 2 2 2 12 10 8

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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