Cardiff vs Watford - 22/02/2019 Preview

Cardiff will face Watford at Cardiff City Stadium at 27th Round of English Premier League. Cardiff against Watford is always the match with big interest after their previous matches in English Premier League. Review our thoughts on this match here below.

 

Cardiff

Cardiff City this season is trying to save their position in Premier League, as they are at the 17th position. Last two matches were very successful for them, although their last results are not impressive. In last 5 matches, Cardiff won 2 times, lost 2 times and played once a draw. At home, the Bluebirds won 5 matches, lost 6 and played 2 in a draw this season in Premier League. The home team has already conceded 47 goals and scored only 24.

In Premier League they are shooting on average 10.8 times per game and play fairly disciplined. Moreover, they pass only with 64.4% accuracy and possess 39.7% of the time on average. All players of Cardiff are fit and ready to match against the next opponent.

This season Bluebirds are very strong at creating scoring chances and protecting the lead. However, they are really weak at keeping possession of the ball, defending against skillful players and long shots. Very likely that at home pitch they will take more shots and attempt crosses often.

 

Watford

Watford this season is showing great potential, as their players are showing great football. Now team stands at 8th position. In away games, they won 4 times and played 5 matches in a draw. Even away this team could cause some troubled for opponents and try to get at least 1 point. They all are fighters, moreover, they have superb players now in the team.

All main players are fit and ready for the match against the next opponents. This season they already scored 34 goals and conceded the same amount. The Hornets shooting on average 11.4 times per game, play with 47.5% possession and pass with 74.6% accuracy.

Watford is strong at creating chances through individual skills, as they have a very fast and strong attacking line. Very likely that they will play aggressively, attack through the middle and pass the long balls. They are weak at keeping possession of the ball and protecting the lead.

 

H2H

Most often, these teams met at Championship of England, recently, both of them moved into the Premier League. The last match was at the end of the 2018 year, just before the break and Watford won this match in a very tough game. Watford scored 3 goals and only at the end of the match Cardiff was very near to the revenge in this game and could snatch a draw. This very interesting and resultative match finished with a 3:2 result.

 

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