FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 08 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Norwich City fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Norwich City at Ninian Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 10 wins, and Norwich City have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in March 2007, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 01 SepNorwich City1 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 MarCardiff City1-0Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 OctNorwich City1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 22 AprCardiff City0 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 01 NovNorwich City1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 MarCardiff City2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 DecNorwich City4 - 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 10 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Canaries have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Canaries, and 3 goals against.

Cardiff City's 43 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Norwich City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 38 points from their 30 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City641113813
Norwich City63217411

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City may be coming up against a decent side in Norwich City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bluebirds. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Won 5 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Norwich City 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.