FM Preview: Cardiff City v Sheffield United 08 Aug 2010

Last updated : 07 August 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 34 games played, The Blades have recorded 8 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 24 MarCardiff City1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 24 OctSheff. Utd.3 - 4Cardiff CityCHMP
2008/2009Sun 22 MarCardiff City0 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 30 AugSheff. Utd.0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 22 DecCardiff City1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 02 OctSheff. Utd.3 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Fri 14 AprCardiff City0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City63039109
Sheff. Utd.63218311

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. 5 games since last defeat.