Studying and Cardiff Metropolis will battle for 3 factors of their Championship Matchday 2 tie on the Madejski Stadium on Saturday night.
Studying opened their new Championship marketing campaign on the again foot as they fell to a 1-0 away defeat to Blackpool final Saturday.
The defeat mirrored their finish of final season and their pre-season preparations. They ended final season with three consecutive defeats, whereas they solely managed to win one in all their pre-season friendlies.
Collectively, they’ve now gained simply one in all their final 9 matches throughout all competitions and stretching again to final season, managing two attracts and struggling six defeats within the run.
They may now be determined to show round their fortunes as they hope for a center desk end this season having barely survived relegation final time period.
They nonetheless face a assured Cardiff Metropolis, who opened their new Champions marketing campaign positively with a 1-0 win over Norwich Metropolis final weekend. The win was an enormous one Steve Morison’s aspect, who will probably be hoping to problem for play-off spots this season after ending 18th final time period.
The opening day win noticed them lengthen their unbeaten run to seven matches stretching again to final season, whereas marking their fifth victory within the run. In addition they gone unbeaten of their final 4 on the highway and can assured to increase the run on Saturday, however might want to play at their greatest.
Studying vs Cardiff face to face
Each side have met in 34 encounters since 2003 with Studying claiming 13 victories, whereas Cardiff have claimed eight victories and there have been 13 attracts.
- Studying 1-2 Cardiff 09/04/22
- Cardiff 0-1 Studying 02/10/21
- Studying 1-1 Cardiff 16/04/21
- Cardiff 1-2 Studying 26/09/20
- Cardiff 1-4 Studying 04/02/20
- Blackpool 1-0 Studying
- Studying 1-2 Brighton
- Wimbledon 0-2 Studying
- Studying 1-1 West Ham
- Studying 0-2 Benfica
- Cardiff 1-0 Norwich
- Swindon 2-4 Cardiff
- Shrewsbury 0-0 Cardiff
- Cheltenham 1-2 Cardiff
- Cardiff 3-2 Camb3ridge
Studying group information
Studying haven’t any harm or suspension studies forward of the tie.
Cardiff group information
Cardiff will probably be with out Perry Ng because of suspension.
Prediction and odds
- Each side to attain
- Objectives over 1.5