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Last updated : 16 October 2006
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History of the Birmingham City v Norwich City fixture

Norwich City face a trip to Birmingham City at St. Andrew's on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Canaries will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 16 and win only 5 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2005, the Blues carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 26 OctBirmingham C.2 - 1Norwich CityLGEC
2004/2005Sat 07 MayNorwich City1 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Sat 27 NovBirmingham C.1 - 1Norwich CityPREM
2001/2002Sun 12 MayBirmingham C.1 - 1Norwich CityD1PO
2001/2002Fri 15 MarNorwich City0 - 1Birmingham C.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 08 DecBirmingham C.4 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2000/2001Sat 03 FebBirmingham C.2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Birmingham City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.

Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Canaries's have scored 13 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 14.

Birmingham C. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 18 points from their 11 games so far. Norwich City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 12 from their 11 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Birmingham C.622213108
Norwich City612312165

FootyMad's prediction ...

Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Birmingham C. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham C. Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Norwich City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

Norwich City Match Reports

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