FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 25 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bristol City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 8 of the 40 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 19 JanCardiff City1 - 0Bristol CityFAC
2009/2010Tue 12 JanBristol City1 - 1Cardiff CityFAC
2009/2010Sun 23 AugCardiff City3 - 0Bristol CityCHMP
2008/2009Sun 15 MarBristol City1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 13 SepCardiff City0 - 0Bristol CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 22 MarCardiff City2 - 1Bristol CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 DecBristol City1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Bristol City's 35 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Cardiff City's total of 39 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol City6132996
Cardiff City624012910

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Bristol City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Cardiff City Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.