Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Blades have recorded 6 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||5 - 3||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Wed 27 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||4 - 1||Cardiff City||FAC|
|1988/1989||Tue 11 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE1|
|1988/1989||Sat 11 Feb||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 3 conceded.
Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Blades's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Cardiff City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 34 matches. Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 51 from their 33 games so far.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Blades has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Cardiff City. Away win
|Cardiff City||4 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|