FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 17 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Charlton Athletic fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Charlton Athletic 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 Charlton Ath. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in December 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 04 DecCardiff City0-2Charlton Ath.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 10 NovCharlton Ath.3 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
1984/1985Tue 05 MarCharlton Ath.1 - 4Cardiff CityCHMP
1984/1985Sat 25 AugCardiff City0 - 3Charlton Ath.CHMP
1983/1984Tue 31 JanCardiff City2 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP
1983/1984Sat 27 AugCharlton Ath.2 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
1981/1982Tue 13 AprCharlton Ath.2 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Charlton Ath. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Addicks have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 15 points from their 10 games so far. Charlton Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 13 points from their 10 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6222668
Charlton Ath.6213577

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Charlton Ath. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Bluebirds in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City No sequences of note
Charlton Ath. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.