FootyMAD's Cardiff City match preview

Last updated : 16 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Cardiff City fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Rams have recorded 9 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in August 2005, the Rams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 28 OctCardiff City2 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 17 DecCardiff City0 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 20 AugDerby County2-1Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 01 JanDerby County0 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 18 SepCardiff City0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 07 FebDerby County2 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Mon 25 AugCardiff City4 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.

Cardiff City 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 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 70 points from the 38 games they have played so far. Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 63 from their 38 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6213987
Cardiff City63128510

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Cardiff City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Rams in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Cardiff City Not won in previous 4 away matches.