FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 17 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Bradford City v Bristol City fixture

Bradford City play host to Bristol City at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bantams are clearly on top, winning 53.33% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was back in October 1998, over five years ago, with Bradford City annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1998/1999Sat 20 MarBristol City2 - 3Bradford CityCHMP
1998/1999Sat 31 OctBradford City5-0Bristol CityCHMP
1995/1996Sat 24 FebBristol City2 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
1995/1996Sat 16 SepBradford City3 - 0Bristol CityLGE1
1988/1989Wed 18 JanBradford City0 - 1Bristol CityLC
1984/1985Sat 09 MarBristol City2 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
1984/1985Sat 20 OctBradford City1 - 1Bristol CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Bantams have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Bristol City's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Robins's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 10 points from their 8 matches. Bristol City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 11 points from their 8 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6204586
Bristol City640212612

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium for the Bantams and the Madmen are unable to see past Bristol City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bristol City 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.