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The Championship match at The Den on Saturday will see home team Millwall ready themselves for the visit of Cardiff City.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Millwall v Cardiff City can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Millwall go into this fixture after a 0-0 Championship stalemate versus Sheffield Wednesday.
In that game, Millwall managed 40% possession and 11 shots at goal with 0 of them on target. On the other side, Sheffield Wednesday had 16 attempts at goal with 8 on target.
Under three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Millwall have been involved. In terms of the goal distribution in this period, opposition teams scored an aggregate of 4 and The Lions managed the sum of 5. Regardless, time will tell if the trend shall persist in this upcoming game or not.
Analysis of their past results shows that Millwall:
- haven't lost in the league to Cardiff City in their previous 6 games.
- have not emerged victorious against Cardiff City in their last 5 league games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
After a loss in their previous game against Bristol City in Championship action, Cardiff City will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Cardiff City had 55% possession and 17 shots at goal with 5 on target. Bristol City got 4 attempts at goal with 1 on target. Chris Martin (2') scored for Bristol City.
Looking at their form, and Cardiff City have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 7 goals overall. Defensively, The Bluebirds certainly have room for improvement.
Their previous form shows that Cardiff City:
- have left without a victory over Millwall in games played away from home for the previous 3 league games.
- have not been beaten by Millwall in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
There have been frequent draws between the two sides. In their head to head meetings beginning from 25/10/2014, fans have seen 5 of these. That’s a very high 83 per cent of games finishing as draws.
A combined total of 9 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 5 of them for The Lions and 4 created by The Bluebirds. The average goals per game has been 1.5.
The previous league clash between these clubs was Championship match day 24 on 26/12/2019 when the final score was Cardiff City 1-1 Millwall.
That time, Cardiff City had 51% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Aden Flint (59').
On the other side, Millwall got 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Jed Wallace (63') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by David Webb.
Team News: Millwall
Troy Parrott (Ankle Injury) and Kenneth Zohore (Calf Injury) are not available for Millwall manager Gary Rowett.
Team News: Cardiff City
Cardiff manager Neil Harris has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Greg Cunningham (Hamstring Injury), Lee Tomlin (Groin Injury), Jordi Osei-Tutu (Hamstring Injury) and Isaac Vassell (Hamstring Injury) can’t be considered.
Cardiff City should be able to score a goal against this Millwall lineup, although that isn’t expected to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our selection here is for both teams to score in a 2-1 winning margin for Millwall when the full-time whistle blows. Let’s see what happens here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Den (20,146)
Captain: Alex Pearce
Chairman: John Berylson
Manager: Gary Rowett
Competitions: Championship position 9
🔑 Key Man: Jed Wallace
Regularly taking to the field in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Jed Wallace was born in Reading, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Portsmouth in the 2012 - 2013 season, the dangerous Midfielder has struck 4 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 11 appearances.