FM Preview: Manchester City v Norwich City 03 Dec 2011

Last updated : 02 December 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Norwich City fixture

Manchester City play host to Norwich City at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 21 of the 31 contests.

The last time the two teams met at Manchester City was just over four years ago, in September 2007, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Tue 25 Sep Man. City 1-0 Norwich City League Cup
2004/2005 Mon 28 Feb Norwich City 2 - 3 Man. City Premiership
2004/2005 Mon 01 Nov Man. City 1 - 1 Norwich City Premiership
2001/2002 Sun 13 Jan Man. City 3 - 1 Norwich City League Division One
2001/2002 Sat 18 Aug Norwich City 2 - 0 Man. City League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 12 Feb Man. City 3 - 1 Norwich City League Division One
1999/2000 Tue 28 Sep Norwich City 1 - 0 Man. City League Division One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Sky Blues have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Manchester City, Norwich City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Canaries have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 13 games giving them a return of 35 points.

Norwich City's 16 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 4 1 1 12 6 13
Norwich City 6 2 2 2 12 11 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Manchester City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Sky Blues. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Norwich City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here