Cardiff City play host to Blackpool at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 9 of the 29 previous games, with the Bluebirds winning just 8.
The last time the two teams met at Cardiff City was back in March 2003, over five years ago, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 11 Dec||Blackpool||0 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Cardiff City||2-1||Blackpool||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Blackpool||1 - 0||Cardiff City||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Mar||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Blackpool||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Dec||Blackpool||1 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Tue 13 Feb||Blackpool||1 - 0||Cardiff City||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 19 Aug||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Blackpool||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Bluebirds score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 2.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Seasiders's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Cardiff City's 57 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 50 points from their 42 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Cardiff City may be coming up against a decent side in Blackpool, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bluebirds. Home Win
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
|Blackpool||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.