FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 31 October 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Manchester City v Norwich City fixture

Man City are ready to welcome Norwich City to City of Manchester Stadium on Monday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 20 wins out of 29 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at City of Manchester Stadium was within the last three years, in January 2002, with Man City running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sun 13 JanMan City3-1Norwich CityCHMP
2001/2002Sat 18 AugNorwich City2 - 0Man CityCHMP
1999/2000Sat 12 FebMan City3 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
1999/2000Tue 28 SepNorwich City1 - 0Man CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 07 FebNorwich City0 - 0Man CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 20 SepMan City1 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
1996/1997Fri 25 AprNorwich City0 - 0Man CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Sky Blues, with 5 goals against.

The away form of Norwich City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Canaries have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 11 points from their 10 games played so far, Norwich City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 10 games have yielded only 6 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man City62131287
Norwich City61236105

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Sky Blues's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Norwich City. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Man City 7 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Norwich City Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.