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DRFC Cardiff v Doncaster Form Guide

Cardiff City are Doncaster Rovers next opponents when they make the long journey to South Wales on Saturday.

Form guide

Cardiff City
The Bluebirds have made a mixed start this season under new boss Malky Mackay.

They started the season with two wins, beating West Ham 1-0 away and Bristol City 3-1 at home.

Since then they have lost one and drawn two.

They were beaten 3-1 at home by Brighton before drawing their last two games against Burnley and Portsmouth away, which both finished 1-1.

After five games they are in sixth place with eight points.

Results this season
West Ham (a) W 1-0
Oxford (Carling Cup) (a) W 3-1 after extra time
Bristol City (h) W 3-1
Brighton (h) L 1-3
Burnley (a) D 1-1
Huddersfield (Carling Cup) (h) W 5-3 after extra time
Portsmouth (a) D 1-1

Cardiff have won just one of their last five home championship games including the play off defeat to Reading.

They have also conceded three goals in three of these five games.

Before this, they had lost just one of their previous twelve home games.

Doncaster Rovers
The Rovers have had a tough start to the season and have once again had a crippling injury list that includes leading goalscorer for the past two seasons, Billy Sharp.

Rovers started the season with four defeats at Brighton and Derby and narrow home defeats to West Ham and Nottingham Forest.

They finally got their first point of the season last time out in a 1-1 home draw with Bristol City.

Rovers are currently bottom of the championship with just one point from their opening five games, there worst start to a season since 1997/98.

Results this season
Brighton (a) L 1-2
Tranmere (Carling Cup) (h) W 3-0
West Ham (h) L 0-1
Nottingham Forest (h) L 0-1
Derby (a) L 0-3
Leeds (Carling Cup) (h) L 1-2
Bristol City (h) D 1-1

Rovers have not won on their travels since winning at Derby on March 1st, a run of 17 championship games.

The win at Derby was also the last time they won a championship game either home or away.

Rovers enjoyed just four wins on the road last season at Preston 2-0, Scunthorpe 3-1, Portsmouth 3-2 and Derby 3-1.


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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 8 2011

Time: 9:00AM

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Anything from this game would be a huge bonus. Next two games are away and Rovers really need to be picking up something. Cardiff looks difficult and Rovers never get anything from Reading.
DonnyEd
Anything from this game would be a huge bonus. Next two games are away and Rovers really need to be picking up something. Cardiff looks difficult and Rovers never get anything from Reading.
DonnyEd
 

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