Cardiff City prepare to entertain Stoke City at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 9 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in April 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Apr||Cardiff City||1-1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 28 Nov||Stoke City||3 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 27 Sep||Stoke City||0 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 05 Apr||Stoke City||1 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 28 Aug||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Potters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Cardiff City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Cardiff City||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
|Stoke City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.