FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 01 November 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Cardiff City v West Ham United fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain West Ham United at Ninian Park on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 22 previous games, with the Bluebirds winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in October 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 28 FebWest Ham Utd.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 25 OctCardiff City0-0West Ham Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Tue 23 SepCardiff City2 - 3West Ham Utd.LC
1980/1981Wed 06 MayCardiff City0 - 0West Ham Utd.CHMP
1980/1981Tue 07 OctWest Ham Utd.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
1979/1980Sat 19 AprCardiff City0 - 1West Ham Utd.CHMP
1979/1980Sat 24 NovWest Ham Utd.3 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Bluebirds have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

West Ham Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Cardiff City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 16 matches. West Ham Utd.'s total of 28 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6150868
West Ham Utd.63127410

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Ninian Park for the Bluebirds and the Madmen are unable to see past West Ham Utd. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
West Ham Utd. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.