FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 29 April 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Coventry City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Coventry City at Coventry Arena on Sunday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 12 out of 17 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 06 NovCardiff City0 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Sky Blues score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Coventry City's 60 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Cardiff City's 60 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City6222798
Cardiff City60245112

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Cardiff City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.