FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 16 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Cardiff City v Burnley fixture

Cardiff City play host to Burnley at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 31 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 14 wins, and Burnley have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Cardiff City was just over four years ago, in April 2000, with Burnley inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 01 NovBurnley1 - 1Cardiff CityLD1
1999/2000Sat 01 AprCardiff City1-2BurnleyLD2
1999/2000Sat 18 DecBurnley2 - 1Cardiff CityLD2
1993/1994Tue 01 MarCardiff City2 - 1BurnleyLD2
1993/1994Sat 12 FebBurnley2 - 0Cardiff CityLD2
1991/1992Wed 22 AprBurnley3 - 1Cardiff CityDIV4
1991/1992Sat 29 FebCardiff City0 - 2BurnleyDIV4

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Burnley have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Clarets have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City's 59 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Burnley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 47 points from 41 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City63125710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Bluebirds's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Burnley. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City 7 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Burnley Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.