FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 22 August 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 on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 21 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 10 wins, and Norwich City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in February 2008, with Norwich City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 09 FebCardiff City1-2Norwich CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Bluebirds, with 3 goals against.

In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Norwich City are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Canaries have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Cardiff City's total of 4 points from their 2 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Norwich City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 1 from their 2 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City632111711
Norwich City61146104

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 Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Norwich City Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.