Cardiff City travel to take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at West Brom. was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1975, with West Brom. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 25 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 1||West Brom.||LD1|
|1974/1975||Sat 19 Apr||West Brom.||2 - 0||Cardiff City||DIV2|
|1974/1975||Sat 12 Oct||Cardiff City||0 - 2||West Brom.||DIV2|
|1973/1974||Sat 30 Mar||West Brom.||2 - 2||Cardiff City||DIV2|
|1973/1974||Sat 03 Nov||Cardiff City||0 - 1||West Brom.||DIV2|
|1961/1962||Sat 03 Mar||West Brom.||5 - 1||Cardiff City||DIV1|
|1961/1962||Wed 18 Oct||Cardiff City||2 - 2||West Brom.||DIV1|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
The Bluebirds 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 Bluebirds's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
West Brom. are holding the final promotion place in the Nationwide League Division One, and have accumulated 54 points from the 30 games they have played so far. Cardiff City's 43 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Baggies. Home win
|West Brom.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
|Cardiff City||Drawn each of the last 2 games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.