Cardiff City prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only 3 of the 13 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 29 Aug||Doncaster Rvs.||2 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Mar||Cardiff City||3-0||Doncaster Rvs.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 14 Mar||Cardiff City||7 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Tue 04 Nov||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Tue 08 Apr||Doncaster Rvs.||3 - 3||Cardiff City||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Fri 14 Mar||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Doncaster Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 42 points from 26 games. Doncaster Rvs.'s 33 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Bluebirds's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Doncaster Rvs.. Home Win
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Doncaster Rvs.||9 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.