FM Preview: Aston Villa v Norwich City 27 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Aston Villa v Norwich City fixture

Norwich City face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Canaries will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 3 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was less than a year ago, in November 2011, as the Villans edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 13 May Norwich City 2 - 0 Aston Villa Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Aston Villa 3 - 2 Norwich City Premier League
2004/2005 Sat 15 Jan Aston Villa 3 - 0 Norwich City Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 18 Sep Norwich City 0 - 0 Aston Villa Premiership
1994/1995 Sun 14 May Norwich City 1 - 1 Aston Villa Premiership
1994/1995 Sat 15 Oct Aston Villa 1 - 1 Norwich City Premiership
1993/1994 Mon 04 Apr Aston Villa 0 - 0 Norwich City Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa 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 7.

The away form of Norwich City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Canaries have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aston Villa are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 8 matches.

Norwich City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 8 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Aston Villa 6 2 1 3 8 10 7
Norwich City 6 2 1 3 5 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Villans, as the Canaries have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aston Villa Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Norwich City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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