FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 29th February 2008
The game between Cardiff City and Leicester City in the Championship on Saturday, 1st March 2008 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Mon 26 Nov||Leicester City||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Cardiff City||3-2||Leicester City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Leicester City||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||Leicester City||1 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Wed 26 Oct||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Leicester City||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Tue 13 Sep||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Leicester City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Apr||Leicester City||1 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.
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