FM Preview: Norwich City v Manchester City 14 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Norwich City and Manchester City at 12:45 on 14th April 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Norwich City v Manchester City fixture
Norwich City play host to Manchester City at Carrow Road at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 9 of the 28 previous games, with the Canaries winning just 5.
The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in February 2005, over five years ago, with Manchester City inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Canaries in a Premiership match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 03 Dec||Man. City||5 - 1||Norwich City||Premier League|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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 goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Manchester City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Norwich City's 43 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Manchester City's total of 74 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Norwich City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Manchester City. Away win
|Norwich City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
|Manchester City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here