FM Preview: Norwich City v Manchester City 14 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Norwich City v Manchester City fixture

Manchester City travel to take on Norwich City at Carrow Road at lunchtime on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 28 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in February 2005, over five years ago, with Manchester City inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Canaries in a Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Man. City 5 - 1 Norwich City Premier League
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

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Recent respective form guides

Norwich City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Manchester City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Norwich City's 43 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Manchester City's total of 74 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Norwich City 6 2 2 2 8 8 8
Manchester City 6 3 2 1 13 8 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Sky Blues has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Norwich City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Norwich City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Manchester City Not won in previous 4 away matches.

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