FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 05 November 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Coventry City fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Coventry City at Ninian Park on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 8 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in August 2004, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 12 MarCoventry City1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 10 AugCardiff City2-1Coventry CityCHMP
2003/2004Tue 02 MarCardiff City0 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 18 OctCoventry City1 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
2002/2003Wed 15 JanCoventry City3 - 0Cardiff CityFAC
2002/2003Sat 04 JanCardiff City2 - 2Coventry CityFAC
1966/1967Sat 22 AprCardiff City1 - 1Coventry CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Coventry City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Sky Blues have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City's 23 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Coventry City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 17 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City62221068
Coventry City61148134

FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Cardiff City are not exactly setting the world alight at Ninian Park in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Coventry City Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.