FM Preview: Norwich City v Carlisle United 08 May 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 7th May 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Norwich City and Carlisle United at 15:00 on Saturday, 8th May 2010 in the League One.
Norwich City play host to Carlisle United at Carrow Road on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Canaries have won an impressive 10 of the 11 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 1.
The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was well over fifteen years ago, back in October 1992, with Norwich City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 28 Nov||Carlisle Utd.||3 - 1||Norwich City||FAC|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Oct||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 1||Norwich City||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Wed 07 Oct||Norwich City||2-0||Carlisle Utd.||LGEC|
|1992/1993||Tue 22 Sep||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 2||Norwich City||LGEC|
|1985/1986||Sat 15 Mar||Norwich City||2 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Sat 12 Oct||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 4||Norwich City||CHMP|
|1971/1972||Sat 18 Dec||Carlisle Utd.||3 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Norwich City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Canaries, with 3 goals against.
In complete contrast to Norwich City, Carlisle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Cumbrians have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Norwich City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 45 games giving them a return of 95 points. Carlisle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 55 points from their 45 games played so far,
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 ...
Its good news for Norwich City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Canaries. Home win
|Norwich City||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Carlisle Utd.||4 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.