FM Preview: Cardiff City v Swansea City 03 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd April 2010
The game between Cardiff City and Swansea City in the Championship on Saturday, 3rd April 2010 at 17:20 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Swansea City face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Swans have recorded 7 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Swansea City||3 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 05 Apr||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 30 Nov||Swansea City||2 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 23 Sep||Swansea City||1 - 0||Cardiff City||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Sun 18 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Swansea City||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sun 22 Nov||Swansea City||2 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sun 08 Mar||Swansea City||1 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE2|
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, 8 to 6.
Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Swans have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 65 points from 40 games. Swansea City's total of 62 points from their 40 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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Cardiff City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Swansea City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 5 most recent games.
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