FM Preview: Cardiff City v Norwich City 30 Oct 2010

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History of the Cardiff City v Norwich City fixture

Norwich City pack their bags to visit Cardiff City at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Canaries have recorded 8 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 10 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Ninian Park was within the last three years, in August 2008, 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:
2008/2009Tue 10 MarNorwich City2 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 23 AugCardiff City2 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 09 FebCardiff City1 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 SepNorwich City1 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 MarCardiff City1 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 OctNorwich City1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 22 AprCardiff City0 - 1Norwich CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Bluebirds have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.

Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cardiff City are holding the final promotion place in the Npower Championship, and have accumulated 29 points from the 13 games they have played so far. Norwich City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 23 points from 13 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City651013516
Norwich City63129710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Norwich 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

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Norwich City Undefeated in last 3 away games.