Southampton vs Cardiff City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Southampton vs Cardiff City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

This Saturday, Southampton take on Cardiff City at St Mary’s. The fixture will kick off at 3.07 as all fixtures begin 7 minutes later in memory of the Hillsborough disaster. The game comes with Cardiff desperately in need of points, but Southampton safe and with nothing to play for except maintaining their 8th position. Some of Southampton’s players are playing for World Cup spots however, so the game is sure to be an extremely competitive one. The Saints have had a …
West Bromwich Albion v Cardiff City Preview | Team News, Key Men Stats

West Bromwich Albion v Cardiff City Preview | Team News, Key Men Stats

This coming Saturday, West Bromwich Albion welcome Cardiff City for a relegation six pointer. Both clubs find themselves separated by three league places and three league points. West Brom have only won one of their last ten, a win that was Pepe Mel’s first as manager. Last weekend saw them suffer a 2-0 defeat away to Hull, instantly bringing down the high from a first victory in long period the week before. They will have to get themselves up for …
Cardiff City 3 Liverpool 6 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Cardiff City 3 Liverpool 6 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool turned the screw on their title rivals with a crucial three points against relegation-scrapping Cardiff City. It was a topsy-turvy encounter with some early scares for the Reds, and going behind twice eventually turned it into an out-scoring contest which Liverpool felt confident they could win. Cardiff shaped up with 3 at the back, and two wing backs in Declan John and Fabio Da Silva, with a view to sitting back and remaining compact. With a midfield 1-2 of …
Cardiff City vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Key Players & Stats

Cardiff City vs Fulham Preview | Team News, Key Players & Stats

Cardiff and Fulham meet on Saturday in a huge bottom of the table clash, which could leave one of the sides staring down the barrel, at the inevitably of relegation. With the three sides above them having games in hand, these two teams who sit 19th and 20th in the league will be desperate for a rare three points, which will do nothing but help their cause to stay in England’s top division. Cardiff have won only one of their last 12 …
Cardiff vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Facts and Key Men

Cardiff vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Facts and Key Men

Both these teams head into this game under very different clouds as both teams look to stop the rot which seems to have set in during recent weeks. Cardiff are in turmoil off the pitch thanks to Vincent Tan’s best efforts to remove talented manager Malky Mackay from the club and the Saints have stuttered since their early season form saw them challenge for the Champions League places, albeit temporarily. Cardiff might find home soil more forgiving than the dangerous …
Liverpool 3 Cardiff City 1 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 3 Cardiff City 1 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool made it four wins in a row with a 3-1 victory to go temporarily top of the league until the resolution of  Arsenal and Chelsea's meeting on Monday night. A high tempo first half performance which gradually picked up intensity as it went on, saw Liverpool put the game out of sight early. It proved difficult to match the fluidity and co-ordination in the pressing shown against Spurs last Sunday. However despite not quite reaching those peaks without the …