FM Preview: Norwich City v Manchester United 17 Nov 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th November 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Norwich City and Manchester United at 17:30 on 17th November 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Norwich City v Manchester United fixture
Norwich City prepare to entertain Manchester United at Carrow Road at tea-time on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 14 of the 32 previous games, with the Canaries winning just 11.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Carrow Road was less than a year ago, in February 2012, with Manchester United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Canaries in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 26 Feb||Norwich City||1-2||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sat 01 Oct||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Norwich City||Premier League|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Apr||Norwich City||2 - 0||Man. Utd.||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 Aug||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Norwich City||Premiership|
|1994/1995||Wed 22 Feb||Norwich City||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||Premiership|
|1994/1995||Sat 03 Dec||Man. Utd.||1 - 0||Norwich City||Premiership|
|1993/1994||Sun 30 Jan||Norwich City||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Norwich City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
Manchester United's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Red Devils pummel 18 goals, and let in 11.
Norwich City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 11 points from their 11 matches.
Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 11 games giving them a return of 27 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Norwich City may be in prime form at home, but the quality of the opposition suggests to me that Manchester United are going to come away with all the points in this one. Away win
|Norwich City||Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Manchester United||19 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 21 outings ago.
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