FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 22nd August 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cardiff City and Bristol City at 13:15 on Sunday, 23rd August 2009 in the Championship.
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Bristol City at Ninian Park on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 37 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 15 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in September 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 15 Mar||Bristol City||1 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Cardiff City||0-0||Bristol City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Bristol City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Bristol City||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 13 May||Bristol City||0 - 0||Cardiff City||D2PO|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 May||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Bristol City||D2PO|
|2002/2003||Tue 22 Apr||Bristol City||2 - 0||Cardiff City||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Bluebirds, with 8 goals against.
In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Bristol City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Robins have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cardiff City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 3 games giving them a return of 7 points. Bristol City's total of 7 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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 may be coming up against a decent side in Bristol City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bluebirds. Home Win
|Cardiff City||6 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Bristol City||Won each of the previous 3 matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.