FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 11th January 2008
The game between Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship on Saturday, 12th January 2008 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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 6 of the 27 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in April 2007, with Sheff. Wed. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Cardiff City||1-2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 4 conceded.
In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Sheff. Wed. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Cardiff City's 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Sheff. Wed. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 28 from their 25 matches played.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Cardiff City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Bluebirds. Home win
|Cardiff City||Won 3 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Sheff. Wed.||Not won in previous 7 away matches.|
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