FM Preview: Norwich City v Manchester United 26 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 25th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Norwich City and Manchester United at 13:30 on 26th February 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Norwich City v Manchester United fixture
Norwich City play host to Manchester United at Carrow Road on Sunday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 13 of the 30 previous games, with the Canaries winning just 11.
The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in April 2005, over five years ago, with Norwich City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|1993/1994||Sat 04 Dec||Man. Utd.||2 - 2||Norwich City||Premiership|
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, 8 to 6.
The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Norwich City's 35 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
Manchester United's total of 58 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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 United. Away win
|Norwich City||Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Manchester United||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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