FootyMAD's Wolverhampton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 24 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City travel to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Saturday afternoon, 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 Wolves was well over fifteen years ago, back in January 1989, with Wolves running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Third Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1988/1989Tue 04 AprCardiff City1 - 1WolvesLGE1
1988/1989Tue 10 JanWolves2 - 0Cardiff CityLGE1
1987/1988Sat 06 FebWolves1 - 4Cardiff CityLGE2
1987/1988Sat 05 SepCardiff City3 - 2WolvesLGE2
1986/1987Sat 24 JanCardiff City0 - 2WolvesLGE2
1986/1987Sat 06 SepWolves0 - 1Cardiff CityLGE2
1985/1986Sat 26 AprWolves3 - 1Cardiff CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Wolves's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Wolves find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 11 points from their 9 matches. Cardiff City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 5 points from their 9 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Wolves, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Wolves Drawn last 4 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Cardiff City Last drawn game 4 outings ago.