Cardiff City prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 5 of the 26 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in March 2006, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Cardiff City||1-0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Wed 09 Nov||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Sat 12 May||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Sat 17 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||5 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1981/1982||Sat 27 Feb||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|1981/1982||Sat 10 Oct||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Bluebirds, with 4 goals against.
Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 63 points from their 40 games so far. Sheff. Wed.'s 56 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Bluebirds are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw
|Cardiff City||8 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Sheff. Wed.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
8 games since last defeat.