FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 08 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Cardiff City v Southampton fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Southampton at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 4 of the 20 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in March 2008, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 MarCardiff City1-0SouthamptonCHMP
2007/2008Sun 21 OctSouthampton1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Tue 13 MarSouthampton2 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Tue 17 OctCardiff City1 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 01 AprSouthampton3 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 31 DecCardiff City2 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
1995/1996Wed 04 OctSouthampton2 - 1Cardiff CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The Bluebirds have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.

In complete contrast to Cardiff City, Southampton are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City621311117

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

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Southampton Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 14 away matches.