FM Preview: Norwich City v Blackburn Rovers 29 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Norwich City v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Norwich City play host to Blackburn Rovers at Carrow Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Canaries have recorded 8 wins, and Blackburn Rovers have come away with 3 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in November 2004, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 24 Aug Blackburn R. 3 - 1 Norwich City League Cup
2004/2005 Sat 12 Feb Blackburn R. 3 - 0 Norwich City Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 06 Nov Norwich City 1-1 Blackburn R. Premiership
2000/2001 Mon 01 Jan Norwich City 1 - 1 Blackburn R. League Division One
2000/2001 Sat 26 Aug Blackburn R. 3 - 2 Norwich City League Division One
1999/2000 Tue 29 Feb Blackburn R. 1 - 1 Norwich City League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 28 Aug Norwich City 0 - 2 Blackburn R. 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 Canaries's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City's 12 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Blackburn Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 5 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Norwich City 6 3 1 2 8 7 10
Blackburn Rovers 6 2 1 3 10 15 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Canaries to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Norwich City 5 games since last home draw.
Blackburn Rovers Not won in previous 4 away matches.

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