FM Preview: Cardiff City v Crystal Palace 05 Nov 2011

Last updated : 04 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Cardiff City at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 29 previous games, with the hosts winning just 7.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 08 Mar Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 28 Sep Cardiff City 0-0 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Cardiff City 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Sat 11 Apr Crystal Palace 0 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Cardiff City 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2007/2008 Tue 04 Mar Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Cardiff City Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 8 conceded.

Crystal Palace's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Eagles, and 3 goals against.

Cardiff City's total of 24 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Crystal Palace are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 25 points from 15 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 3 2 1 15 10 11
Crystal Palace 6 4 2 0 6 0 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Eagles's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Cardiff City, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Crystal Palace 3 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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