Caridff City vs Coventry City Match Analysis & Prediction
19/09/2023 9:45 pm
Cardiff City will be looking to make it back-to-back victories in the Championship when they host Coventry City at the Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday night.
The hosts will enter this contest off the back of a 2-0 victory over Swansea City, while Coventry drew their fourth straight game on Saturday, playing out a 1-1 stalemate with Hull City.
Cardiff City have now won three of their last four matches across all competitions, including two of their last three in the Championship, which has left them in 16th place in the table on seven points.
Erol Bulut’s side will aim to use the vistory over Swansea as a springboard, and there has been obvious improvements to the team following a shaky start to the campaign.
Coventry suffered Championship playoff final heartbreak last season, losing on penalties to Luton Town, with the result keeping them in the second tier of English football.
It has been an underwhelming start to the campaing for Mark Robins’ side, only picking up seven points from six matches, which has left them down in 15th place in the table.
The Sky Blues lost their Championship opener at Leicester City, but they are actually unbeaten since, claiming a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough before drawing their subsequent four against Swansea, Sunderland, Watford and Hull City.
Caridff City vs. Coventry City Head to head
In the 25 previous meetings between these two teams, Cardiff have claimed 12 victories while Coventry have won six, and they have drawn in seven. Coventry have scored 21 goals and conceded 32 in the process.
13/02/2021Cardiff City3Coventry City1Championship
15/09/2021Coventry City1Cardiff City0Championship
15/02/2022Cardiff City2Coventry City0Championship
15/10/2022Cardiff City0Coventry City1Championship
29/12/2022Coventry City0Cardiff City0Championship
Caridff City Team News
Cardiff will again be without the services of Josh Bowler on Tuesday, with the midfielder still battling to overcome a troublesome calf issue.
The hosts did not pick up any fresh concerns against Swansea, and due to the manner of the performance, largely the same XI could be selected for this game.
Caridff City's Last 5 Matches
19/08/2023Leicester City2Cardiff City1Championship
26/08/2023Cardiff City2Sheffield Wednesday1Championship
29/08/2023Birmingham City1Cardiff City3League Cup
02/09/2023Ipswich Town3Cardiff City2Championship
16/09/2023Cardiff City2Swansea City0Championship
Coventry City Team News
Coventry have two players currently in the treatment room, with Fabio Tavares (Achilles) and Callum O’Hare (ACL) unavailable for selection.
There could be a change in an advanced area, with Kasey Palmer battling to be included from the start, while Ellis Simms is also pushing to be invloved from the first whistle on Tuesday.
Coventry City's Last 5 Matches
19/08/2023Swansea City1Coventry City1Championship
15/09/2023Hull City1Coventry City1Championship
Caridff City vs. Coventry City: Odds and Predictions
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