Cardiff v Preston. Preview

Last updated : 12 March 2022 By Michael Morris

Cardiff are back at CCS for the first of three home games in a row. Swansea are here on April 2nd, Stoke this coming midweek but today it's Preston North End, ko 3pm.


Match facts

  • Cardiff City have won their last four league matches against Preston North End, their best run against them since an eight-game winning run between 1968 and 1972.
  • Preston have won just one of their last 11 away league games against Cardiff (D4 L6), a 1-0 win in December 2017.
  • Cardiff City have won six of their last 10 league games (D1 L3), as many as they’d managed 27 games combined (W6 D6 L15).
  • Ryan Lowe has only lost two of his last 15 away league matches as a manager across spells with Plymouth and Preston (W8 D5), losing just one of his seven as Preston boss so far (W4 D2).
  • Cardiff have scored the fewest first half goals in the Championship this season (7), with each of their last 10 league goals coming in the second half of matches.

Match Officials:

Assistants: Mark Pottage and Matthew Jones
Fourth Official : Trevor Kettle