FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 5 of the 21 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 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:
2005/2006Wed 26 OctCardiff City0 - 1Leicester CityLGEC
2005/2006Tue 13 SepCardiff City1 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 19 AprLeicester City1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 30 OctCardiff City0 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
1981/1982Sat 17 AprLeicester City3 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
1981/1982Sat 21 NovCardiff City3 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
1980/1981Sat 03 JanLeicester City3 - 0Cardiff CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

The away form of Cardiff City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leicester City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 26 points from their 28 games thus far. Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 41 from their 29 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City61145104
Cardiff City62047116

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Bluebirds out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Cardiff City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.