FM Preview: Cardiff City v Leicester City 25 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 24th September 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Cardiff City take on Leicester City in a Championship match on 25th September 2011 at 13:15.
History of the Cardiff City v Leicester City fixture
Leicester City face a trip to Cardiff City at Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Foxes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in an League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Wed 21 Sep||Cardiff City||2-2||Leicester City||League Cup|
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Leicester City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 14 Sep||Leicester City||2 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Wed 12 May||Cardiff City||2 - 3||Leicester City||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Leicester City||0 - 1||Cardiff City||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2009/2010||Tue 30 Mar||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Leicester City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Leicester City||1 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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, 13 to 12.
The Foxes 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 14 goals for the Foxes, and 10 goals against.
Cardiff City's total of 12 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Leicester City's 11 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Foxes out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Cardiff City. Away win
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Leicester City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here