FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 26th September 2008
The game between Cardiff City and Birmingham City in the Championship on Saturday, 27th September 2008 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Cardiff City are ready to welcome Birmingham City to Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, winning 60.71% of the games played between the two.
The previous match played between the two at Ninian Park was within the last three years, in August 2006, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 2-0 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:|
|2006/2007||Sun 04 Mar||Birmingham C.||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Cardiff City||2-0||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Sat 15 Apr||Birmingham C.||2 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE1|
|1994/1995||Wed 28 Dec||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Birmingham C.||LGE1|
|1989/1990||Tue 10 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Birmingham C.||LGE1|
|1989/1990||Tue 31 Oct||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE1|
|1984/1985||Sat 04 May||Birmingham C.||2 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Bluebirds, with 5 goals against.
The Blues 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 Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 11 points from their 7 games so far. Birmingham C. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 16 points from the 7 games they have 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 ...
Cardiff City are starting to turn Ninian Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Birmingham C.||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.|
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