Cardiff City face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 8 of the 35 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in April 2007, with Burnley running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 06 Oct||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Mon 09 Apr||Burnley||2 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Burnley||3 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 22 Jan||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Sep||Burnley||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Burnley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Bluebirds's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Burnley's 61 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Cardiff City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 60 points from their 44 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Cardiff City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Turf Moor with a well-deserved point. Score draw
|Burnley||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Cardiff City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.