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:|
|2002/2003||Wed 15 Jan||Coventry||3-0||Cardiff||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Cardiff||2 - 2||Coventry||FAC|
|2001/2002||Wed 01 Aug||Cardiff||1 - 0||Coventry||FR|
|1966/1967||Sat 22 Apr||Cardiff||1 - 1||Coventry||DIV2|
|1966/1967||Sat 26 Nov||Coventry||3 - 2||Cardiff||DIV2|
|1965/1966||Sat 26 Mar||Coventry||3 - 1||Cardiff||DIV2|
|1965/1966||Wed 06 Oct||Cardiff||1 - 2||Coventry||DIV2|
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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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Coventry only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Coventry||No sequences of note|
|Cardiff||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.