Cardiff City face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 19 and win only 8 of the 33 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2007, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Fri 14 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Blades have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Bluebirds have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd.'s total of 6 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Cardiff City's 5 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Blades, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Sheff. Utd.||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Cardiff City||6 games since last defeat.|