FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Burnley fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Burnley at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 33 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 16 wins, and Burnley have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in January 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 10 SepBurnley3 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 22 JanCardiff City2-0BurnleyCHMP
2004/2005Tue 28 SepBurnley1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 17 AprCardiff City2 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 01 NovBurnley1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
1999/2000Sat 01 AprCardiff City1 - 2BurnleyLGE1
1999/2000Sat 18 DecBurnley2 - 1Cardiff CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

The away form of Burnley is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Clarets have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City's 38 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 39 from their 28 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City61144114

FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Bluebirds. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Burnley Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.