FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 29 February 2008 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, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, winning 52.17% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in January 2007, as the Bluebirds squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Mon 26 NovLeicester City0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 27 JanCardiff City3-2Leicester CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 3 conceded.

In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Leicester City are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Foxes have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Cardiff City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 44 points from their 33 games played so far, Leicester City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 34 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6213767
Leicester City6204666

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Cardiff City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Bluebirds. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City 10 games since last home draw.
Leicester City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.