Norwich City face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park 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 49 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 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:|
|2005/2006||Sat 13 Aug||Norwich City||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Apr||Crystal Palace||3 - 3||Norwich City||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Norwich City||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Sep||Norwich City||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Dec||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 16 Nov||Norwich City||2 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 5 conceded.
The Canaries have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Crystal Palace's total of 57 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Norwich City's 46 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Crystal Palace is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|Crystal Palace||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Norwich City||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.