Cardiff City play host to Southend United at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 2 of the 16 games.
The last time the two teams met at Cardiff City was back in August 2000, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sun 24 Sep||Southend Utd.||0 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 13 Jan||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Mon 28 Aug||Cardiff City||2-2||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Tue 13 Apr||Southend Utd.||0 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 28 Nov||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Tue 26 Aug||Southend Utd.||3 - 1||Cardiff City||LGEC|
|1997/1998||Tue 12 Aug||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City may have lost only 1 of their last six home games, but the other 5 have resulted in drawn games. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.
The away form of Southend Utd. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Shrimpers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 43 points from their 27 games so far. Southend Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 21 points.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Bluebirds to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Cardiff City||Drawn last 5 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 5 games.
Not won in the 11 most recent games.
|Southend Utd.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.