FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 24 August 2007 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 Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 9 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 2006, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 10 FebCoventry City2 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 12 AugCardiff City1-0Coventry CityCHMP
2005/2006Sun 30 AprCoventry City3 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Bluebirds have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Coventry City's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cardiff City's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Coventry City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 4 points from 2 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6204466
Coventry City631211610

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Ninian Park for the Bluebirds and the Madmen are unable to see past Coventry City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Coventry City 4 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.