FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 13 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Cardiff City v Watford fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Watford at Ninian Park on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 13 wins out of 19 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in October 2003, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 28 DecWatford2 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Tue 28 OctCardiff City3-0WatfordCHMP
1984/1985Tue 09 OctCardiff City1 - 0WatfordLC
1984/1985Tue 25 SepWatford3 - 1Cardiff CityLC
1981/1982Sat 03 AprCardiff City2 - 0WatfordCHMP
1981/1982Sat 14 NovWatford0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
1980/1981Sat 07 MarWatford4 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The Hornets have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Hornets's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Cardiff City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 5 points from their 7 games thus far. Watford lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 10 from their 6 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6024382

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bluebirds of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Watford, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Watford 5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.