Premier League: Cardiff City v West Brom match preview
A look ahead to this weekend’s fixture at the Cardiff City Stadium
Friday 13 December 2013
Saturday marks the first Premier League meeting between Cardiff City and West Brom at a time where both side’s place in the league has become increasingly more uncomfortable over the past weeks.
The Bluebirds and the Baggies had promising starts to season but have now fallen to just above the relegation zone with each side having only won once in their last nine games.
Cardiff had a disappointing defeat to Crystal Palace last weekend whereas West Brom endured a loss to Norwich.
With both managers hoping to turn their team’s form around as we head into the hectic Christmas period, this Saturday’s game at the Cardiff City Stadium could be the catalyst either side needs to turn their fortunes around.
KICK-OFF: Saturday, 3.00pm
PAST THREE MEETINGS…
West Brom 4 (Odemwingie, Cox 3) Cardiff 2 (Earnshaw, Mason), FA Cup third round, January 2012
Cardiff 1 (Whittingham) West Brom 1 (Zuiverloon), Championship, February 2010
West Brom 0 Cardiff 2 (Burke, Whittingham), Championship, December 2009
Cardiff and West Brom going into the game placed 15th and 16th in the league respectively
West Brom have taken 8 points at home this year, losing 4 times
Cardiff have only won once and scored 4 times from their 8 away fixtures
Both sides have only one once in their last nine matches
Cardiff to win: 2.45
West Brom to win: 2.8
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