FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 21 November 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Ninian Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 27 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 13 wins, and Brighton & HA have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in February 2005, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 15 OctBrighton & HA1 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 12 FebCardiff City2-0Brighton & HACHMP
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 CityASSM

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 7 conceded.

Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Seagulls's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Cardiff City's 27 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Brighton & HA are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 16 points from their 19 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6123455
Brighton & HA6132696

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are not exactly setting the world alight at Ninian Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Brighton & HA in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Brighton & HA Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.