Cardiff City match preview

Last updated : 17 October 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Coventry City v Cardiff City fixture

Coventry prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Highfield Road at lunchtime on Saturday, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Sky Blues have tasted victory on 12 of the 15 occassions the teams have met.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highfield Road was less than a year ago, in January 2003, with Coventry running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Wed 15 JanCoventry3-0CardiffFAC
2002/2003Sat 04 JanCardiff2 - 2CoventryFAC
2001/2002Wed 01 AugCardiff1 - 0CoventryFR
1966/1967Sat 22 AprCardiff1 - 1CoventryDIV2
1966/1967Sat 26 NovCoventry3 - 2CardiffDIV2
1965/1966Sat 26 MarCoventry3 - 1CardiffDIV2
1965/1966Wed 06 OctCardiff1 - 2CoventryDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Sky Blues have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Cardiff have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Coventry see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 15 points from their 11 games played so far, Cardiff see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 16 points from their 12 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Coventry only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
CoventryNo sequences of note
CardiffLost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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