Cardiff City travel to take on Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 35 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 10 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 17 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Preston N.E. was just over four years ago, in April 2000, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 09 Dec||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Preston N.E.||LD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 08 Apr||Preston N.E.||0 - 0||Cardiff City||LD2|
|1999/2000||Mon 03 Jan||Cardiff City||0 - 4||Preston N.E.||LD2|
|1995/1996||Sat 23 Mar||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Preston N.E.||LD3|
|1995/1996||Mon 01 Jan||Preston N.E.||5 - 0||Cardiff City||LD3|
|1989/1990||Sat 24 Feb||Preston N.E.||4 - 0||Cardiff City||DIV3|
|1989/1990||Sat 25 Nov||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Preston N.E.||DIV3|
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Preston N.E. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 57 points from their 43 games played so far, Cardiff City's 62 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Bluebirds has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Preston N.E.. Away win
|Preston N.E.||Not won in the 3 most recent games.|
|Cardiff City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.