FM Preview: Norwich City v Middlesbrough 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Norwich City v Middlesbrough fixture

Norwich City play host to Middlesbrough at Carrow Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Canaries have recorded 11 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in January 2005, over five years ago, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4-4 draw in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 22 JanNorwich City4-4MiddlesbroughPREM
2004/2005Tue 28 DecMiddlesbrough2 - 0Norwich CityPREM
1997/1998Sun 22 MarMiddlesbrough3 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 15 NovNorwich City1 - 3MiddlesbroughCHMP
1992/1993Sat 08 MayMiddlesbrough3 - 3Norwich CityPREM
1992/1993Sat 31 OctNorwich City1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
1990/1991Tue 30 OctMiddlesbrough2 - 0Norwich CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Canaries in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Boro have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Norwich City's total of 20 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship. Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 12 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Middlesbrough is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Canaries in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City 10 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.