Carlisle United vs Cardiff City Match Info
Date: Wednesday January 15 2020
Kick-off time: 7.45pm GMT
Venue: Brunton Park
Carlisle United vs Cardiff City Head-To-Head Record
Last 3 matches (league games unless stated)
January 4 2020 (FA Cup 3rd round): Cardiff City 2-2 Carlisle United
March 17 2001: Cardiff City 4-1 Carlisle United
October 17 2000: Carlisle United 2-2 Cardiff City
Total head-to-head matches played (all competitions): 40
Carlisle United wins: 8
Cardiff City wins: 20
Carlisle United vs Cardiff City Stats
- This is the first ever FA Cup tie between these clubs
- They have met in the League Cup once, Carlisle winning 2-0 at home in 1968-69
- Cardiff are unbeaten in their last 11 matches against Carlisle
Carlisle United vs Cardiff City Match Preview
Carlisle may have missed their best opportunity to cause an FA Cup third-round upset and Cardiff are backed to make no mistake against them at the second time of asking.
The Cumbrians, two divisions below their Welsh opponents, led 2-0 at half-time in the original match through goals from Jack Bridge and Harry McKirdy to put themselves well on course for a shock victory.
But after the break Cardiff were much the better side and quickly drew level as Callum Paterson and Gavin Whyte found the net, although they could not bag a winner in the 35 minutes that remained after the equaliser.
Neil Harris’ side travel north with the aim of booking a fourth-round trip to Reading or Blackpool and their form has been largely solid since the former Millwall manager took over in mid-November, losing only two of their 12 games.
A slight worry is that both of those defeats came on the road, but that is counter-balanced by the fact Carlisle have won only twice in their last 13 matches and were beaten 3-0 at home to Plymouth at the weekend.
Cardiff should probably have gone on to win this tie when they got back level at home and although it may not be easy, they are fancied to get the job done with this second bite of the cherry.
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Carlisle United vs Cardiff City Betting Tips
Cardiff City to win and under 4.5 goals in the match @ 11/10 with Coral
Draw HT/Cardiff City FT @ 19/5 with BetVictor