FootyMAD's Stoke City match preview

Last updated : 10 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Stoke City fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 14 AprCardiff City1-1Stoke CityCHMP
2006/2007Tue 28 NovStoke City3 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 11 FebCardiff City3 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 27 SepStoke City0 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 05 AprStoke City1 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 28 AugCardiff City0 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 06 DecStoke City2 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City60153101
Stoke City633011612

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Cardiff City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
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.