FM Preview: Manchester City v Norwich City 03 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd December 2011
The game between Manchester City and Norwich City in the Premier League on 3rd December 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Manchester City v Norwich City fixture
Norwich City travel to take on Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no 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
|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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Canaries are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Manchester City. Home win
|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