FM Preview: Barnsley v Norwich City 26 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Barnsley and Norwich City at 15:00 on Saturday, 26th February 2011 in the Championship.
Norwich City pack their bags to visit Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon,
The previous match played between the two at Oakwell was within the last three years, in September 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Norwich City||2 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Norwich City||4 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Barnsley||0 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Norwich City||1 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Jan||Barnsley||1 - 3||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Barnsley||1 - 3||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Norwich City||5 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Tykes in those games, with 5 conceded.
Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Canaries's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 33 games played so far, Norwich City's total of 56 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Norwich City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Barnsley. Away win
|Barnsley||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Norwich City||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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