FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 01 October 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Cardiff City v Leeds United fixture

Cardiff City are ready to welcome Leeds United to Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 3 of the 18 games.

The previous match played between the two at Ninian Park was within the last three years, in January 2002, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sun 06 JanCardiff City2-1Leeds Utd.FAC
1984/1985Sat 29 DecLeeds Utd.1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
1984/1985Wed 12 SepCardiff City2 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
1983/1984Sat 11 FebCardiff City0 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
1983/1984Sat 10 SepLeeds Utd.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
1974/1975Sat 04 JanLeeds Utd.4 - 1Cardiff CityFAC
1971/1972Sat 26 FebCardiff City0 - 2Leeds Utd.FAC

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 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Leeds Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Whites have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 8 points from their 11 games thus far. Leeds Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 10 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6213797
Leeds Utd.63217311

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Leeds Utd. No win in the 2 most recent games.