FM Preview: Cardiff City v Manchester United 24 Nov 2013

Last updated : 23 November 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cardiff City v Manchester United fixture

Manchester United travel to take on Cardiff City at Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Red Devils have winning 61.54% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Cardiff City was way back in the black-and-white days of August 1974, with Manchester United inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a Second Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1974/1975 Sat 01 Mar Man. Utd. 4 - 0 Cardiff City Second Division
1974/1975 Sat 31 Aug Cardiff City 0 - 1 Man. Utd. Second Division
1961/1962 Sat 03 Feb Man. Utd. 3 - 0 Cardiff City First Division
1961/1962 Sat 16 Sep Cardiff City 1 - 2 Man. Utd. First Division
1960/1961 Sat 29 Apr Man. Utd. 3 - 3 Cardiff City First Division
1960/1961 Sat 26 Nov Cardiff City 3 - 0 Man. Utd. First Division
1956/1957 Sat 27 Apr Cardiff City 2 - 3 Man. Utd. First Division

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Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Red Devils's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Cardiff City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 11 matches.

Manchester United's total of 20 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cardiff City 6 1 2 3 5 9 5
Manchester United 6 3 3 0 12 4 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester United are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cardiff City No sequences of note
Manchester United Undefeated in last 21 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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