FM Preview: Blackpool v Cardiff City 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Cardiff City fixture

Blackpool prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Bloomfield Road at tea-time on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 22 wins out of 33 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was just last season, in September 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Cardiff City 3 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Sat 04 Feb Cardiff City 1 - 3 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Blackpool 1-1 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 22 May Blackpool 3 - 2 Cardiff City Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2009/2010 Sat 09 Jan Cardiff City 1 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Sat 15 Aug Blackpool 1 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2008/2009 Tue 28 Oct Cardiff City 2 - 0 Blackpool Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

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 10 goals for the Bluebirds, and 3 goals against.

Blackpool see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 27 games played so far,

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 27 games giving them a return of 57 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 0 3 3 6 10 3
Cardiff City 6 4 1 1 6 3 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Seasiders at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Bluebirds come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Cardiff City 5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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