FootyMAD's Cardiff City match preview

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Last updated : 20 October 2006
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History of the Norwich City v Cardiff City fixture

Norwich City prepare to entertain Cardiff City at on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Canaries have won 16 of the 20 matches the two teams have contested.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at was less than a year ago, in November 2005, the Canaries carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 AprCardiff City0 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 01 NovNorwich City1-0Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 MarCardiff City2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 DecNorwich City4 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
1983/1984Wed 26 OctNorwich City3 - 0Cardiff CityLGEC
1983/1984Tue 04 OctCardiff City0 - 0Norwich CityLGEC
1981/1982Sat 27 MarNorwich City2 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

The away form of Cardiff City however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Bluebirds, and 3 goals against.

Norwich City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 12 matches. Cardiff City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 12 games giving them a return of 29 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City621310137
Cardiff City651017516

FootyMad's prediction ...

Norwich City are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Cardiff City running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Cardiff City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

Norwich City Match Reports

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