FM Preview: Cardiff City v Leeds United 04 Jan 2011

Last updated : 03 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Leeds United fixture

Leeds Utd. pack their bags to visit Cardiff City at Ninian Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Whites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 13 and win only 3 of the 21 games.

The previous match played between the two at Ninian Park was more than three years back, in February 2007, the Bluebirds 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:
2010/2011Mon 25 OctLeeds Utd.0 - 4Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 17 FebCardiff City1 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 19 AugLeeds Utd.0 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 10 DecLeeds Utd.0 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 09 AugCardiff City2 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 15 JanLeeds Utd.1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 02 OctCardiff City0 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The Whites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Whites, and 8 goals against.

Cardiff City's total of 40 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship. Leeds Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 41 points from 25 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City61145114
Leeds Utd.633013912

FootyMad's prediction ...

Whites have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Ninian Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Leeds Utd. Undefeated in last 7 away games.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.