FM Preview: Queens Park Rangers v Norwich City 16 Oct 2010

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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Norwich City fixture

Norwich City face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Canaries will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 30 and win only 11 of the 56 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2009, with Norwich City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Rangers in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 03 MarQ.P.R.0 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2008/2009Wed 17 SepNorwich City0 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 26 AprNorwich City3 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2007/2008Mon 08 OctQ.P.R.1 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 30 DecNorwich City1 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 14 OctQ.P.R.3 - 3Norwich CityCHMP
2005/2006Mon 17 AprNorwich City3 - 2Q.P.R.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Rangers, with 3 goals against.

The Canaries 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. The Canaries's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Q.P.R. are leading the way in the Npower Championship, with their 10 games giving them a return of 26 points. Norwich City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 19 points from 10 games.

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

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Rangers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Norwich City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.