FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 02 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Gillingham v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City pack their bags to visit Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 4 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 9 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Priestfield Stadium was more than three years back, in May 2000, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 13 SepCardiff City5 - 0GillinghamLD1
1999/2000Tue 02 MayGillingham4 - 1Cardiff CityLD2
1999/2000Sat 27 NovCardiff City1 - 2GillinghamLD2
1996/1997Sat 07 DecCardiff City0 - 2GillinghamFAC
1995/1996Sat 24 FebCardiff City2 - 0GillinghamLD3
1995/1996Sat 16 SepGillingham1 - 0Cardiff CityLD3
1992/1993Sat 23 JanGillingham0 - 1Cardiff CityLD3

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Bluebirds's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Gillingham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 44 points from 38 matches. Cardiff City's 55 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Bluebirds has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Gillingham. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Gillingham 19 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Cardiff City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.