FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 20 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 20 out of 29 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2005, the Rangers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Fri 17 NovCardiff City0 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 MarCardiff City0 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Wed 28 DecQ.P.R.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sun 08 MayCardiff City1 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 27 NovQ.P.R.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2002/2003Sun 25 MayCardiff City1 - 0Q.P.R.D2PO
2002/2003Sat 05 AprCardiff City1 - 2Q.P.R.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rangers in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Cardiff City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Bluebirds have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Q.P.R. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 49 points from their 43 matches. Cardiff City's 64 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City60245112

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rangers, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Cardiff City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.