Cardiff City vs Blackpool Match Analysis & Prediction
17/12/2022 6:00 pm
Two sides separated by just two points in the bottom half of the EFL Championship table will lock horns this weekend as Cardiff City welcomes Blackpool to Cardiff City Stadium in the 23r round of the campaign. Match day schedules for December 17 at 18:00 EAT.
The hosts sit in the 20th spot with 25 points to their name. Coming into this game, Cardiff City won two of their last six matches, however collecting only one point from their last three league matches.
Cardiff City comes into this game off the back of 2-2 Championship stalemate versus Stoke City in their previous fixture. In that game, Cardiff City had 56% possession, eight shots with five of them on target and goals scored by Ryan Wintle (6′) and Callum Robinson (58′). Stoke City got 11 shots with four of them on target and goals by Tyrese Campbell (11′) and Liam Delap (18′).
Blackpool on the other hand, sits in the relegation zone with only 23 points in their pocket. The relegation strugglers are desperate to grab something from Saturday’s clash, and seeing that they will aim for a win as well.
Blackpool held each other to 0-0 stalemate with Birmingham City in their most recent encounter. In that game, Blackpool had 58% possession and nine shots with none of them on target while Birmingham City got 10 shots with one of them on target.
Cardiff City vs. Blackpool Head to head
Cardiff City has the better record in the head to head history of this fixture having won eight times from the 16 encounters since 2003; Blackpool won three times while four matches ended in draws.
Cardiff City Team News
Manager Mark Hudson will take to the pitch without the services of Jamilu Collins who is recovering from injury.
Cardiff City's Last 5 Matches
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Blackpool Team News
As for boss Michael Appleton, he will be unable to call upon Keshi Anderson and Grant Ward who are recuperating from injuries.
Blackpool's Last 5 Matches
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Cardiff City vs. Blackpool: Odds and Predictions
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