FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 11 February 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Cardiff City are ready to welcome Brighton & Hove Albion to Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 12 wins, and Brighton & HA have come away with 6 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Ninian Park was more than three years back, in September 2001, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 19 OctBrighton & HA1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2001/2002Thu 31 JanBrighton & HA1 - 0Cardiff CityLGE1
2001/2002Sat 29 SepCardiff City1-1Brighton & HALGE1
2000/2001Sat 10 FebBrighton & HA1 - 0Cardiff CityLGE2
2000/2001Tue 05 DecBrighton & HA2 - 0Cardiff CityAM
2000/2001Sat 09 SepCardiff City1 - 1Brighton & HALGE2
1998/1999Tue 09 MarBrighton & HA0 - 2Cardiff CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 5 conceded.

Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Cardiff City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 34 from their 31 matches played. Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 32 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6222968
Brighton & HA6222888

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Brighton & HA No win in the 3 most recent games.