FootyMAD's Burnley match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 8th December 2008
The game between Burnley and Cardiff City in the Championship on Tuesday, 9th December 2008 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Cardiff City face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor 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 20 and win only 8 of the 36 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2008, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Apr||Burnley||3 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Burnley are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Clarets have scored 9 and conceded 1 during this period.
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 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Burnley are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 36 points from 21 games. Cardiff City's total of 33 points from their 21 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 ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Burnley||Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Cardiff City||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.
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