FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Leicester City fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Leicester City at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 11 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in October 2005, with Leicester City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 DecLeicester City0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 21 JanLeicester City1 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City may have lost only 1 of their last six home games, but the other 5 have resulted in drawn games. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Leicester City's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Foxes have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 46 points from their 29 games so far. Leicester City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 28 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6132266
Leicester City61238125

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Bluebirds to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Leicester City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.