FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th February 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cardiff City and Barnsley at 15:00 on Saturday, 20th February 2010 in the Championship.
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Barnsley at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 4 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 3-1 winners 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 21 Nov||Barnsley||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 03 Mar||Cardiff City||3-1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 16 Sep||Barnsley||0 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sun 04 May||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sun 06 Apr||Barnsley||0 - 1||Cardiff City||FAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Barnsley||1 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Fri 02 Feb||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 5 conceded.
In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Barnsley are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Tykes have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cardiff City's total of 49 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 39 points from their 31 games played so far,
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 ...
Its good news for Cardiff City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Bluebirds. Home win
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Barnsley||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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