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Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Scunthorpe United v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Bluebirds have winning an impressive 9 games, and losing 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in April 2008, as the Iron edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugCardiff City4 - 0Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 19 AprScunthorpe U.3 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 27 OctCardiff City1 - 1Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 17 FebCardiff City3 - 0Scunthorpe U.LGE2
2000/2001Sat 16 SepScunthorpe U.0 - 2Cardiff CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 05 FebScunthorpe U.0 - 0Cardiff CityLGE1
1999/2000Mon 30 AugCardiff City1 - 1Scunthorpe U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Iron's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Scunthorpe U. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 26 from their 24 matches played. Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 38 points from 24 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Scunthorpe U.6222898
Cardiff City6231979

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 Scunthorpe U.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Scunthorpe U. 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Cardiff City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.