On Saturday, Cardiff City will host Swansea City at Cardiff City Stadium in the latest installment of the South Wales derby rivalry.
- Cardiff City have 3 wins, 3 losses, and 0 draws in their last 6 matches in all competitions
- In this season, both teams have met just one time in the Championship.
- Swansea City have 1 won, 4 losses, and 1 draw in their last 6 matches in all competitions
Despite a comparatively weak performance Cardiff City have scored a total of 8 goals in the Championship. The Bluebird scores a goal every 56 minutes with an average of 1.6 goals per game. While Swansea City only managed to score 6 goals in the Championship. The team scores a goal every 72 minutes with an average of 1.2 goals per game.
Cardiff City Form
This season, Cardiff City’s form in the Championship is quite poor overall with just 1 win, 1 draw, and 3 losses. With this performance, Cardiff City currently placed 19th out of 24 teams in the championship table.
The winning percentage of Cardiff City is 20% and their home form is average with 1 win, 1 loss, and 0 draw. The away form is poor with 0 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw. On Saturday, The Bluebird have the advantage of a home playground which will be quite favorable.
Swansea City Form
Swansea City’s form in the Championship is very poor with 0 wins, 3 losses, and 2 draws. With such a performance Swansea ranked 22nd out of 24 teams in the Championship table.
The winning percentage of Swansea City is 0% and their home form is poor with results of 0 wins, 1 losses, and 2 draws. And their away form is even very poor with the result of 0 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws. With such statistics, Swansea have to work hard in order to improve their stay and ranking in the Championship.
The two teams have fought 74 times in the past. Swansea City have 33 wins and Cardiff City were victorious on 23 occasions. While 18 games were draw between the twos.
Cardiff is expecting that Aaron Ramsey will be fit to start the match on Saturday despite he was drawn in the second half for Wales against Latvia on Monday. There are high chances that Ike Ugbo will return to the squad in place of Ollie Tanner.
Meanwhile, Swansea must decide whether to call Joe Allen in the five-men midfield but, it entirely depends on their approach to the game. Harrison Ashby will get back his spot at right wing-back.
Cardiff City has started the Championship Campaign with a good squad but, a few injuries to their key players put the team into a fragile state. Jamilu Collins, Callum Robinson, and Callum O’Dowda are out of the squad and it would be quite challenging for The Bluebirds to cope without them.
On the other hand, for Swansea City their newly signed, Jerry Yatkes is the key player for Saturday’s match. The coach and teammates have high hopes for him.
Cardiff City will play with the intention of increasing their winning percentage and of course ranking in the Championship Campaign, While, Swansea City will throw their all will to open account of win. As per statistics of this season as well as in the past, it’s hard to say who will win on Saturday.