Cardiff City prepare to entertain Sheffield United at Ninian Park on Friday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 14 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in March 2005, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Mar||Cardiff City||1-0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||5 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Wed 27 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||4 - 1||Cardiff City||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 59 points from their 42 games so far. Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 82 points from the 42 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Bluebirds, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Cardiff City||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.