FootyMAD's Hartlepool United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 28th August 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Hartlepool United and Norwich City at 15:00 on Saturday, 29th August 2009 in the League One.
Norwich City travel to take on Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.
The only previous meeting between Hartlepool U. and Norwich City at was way back in the black-and-white days of December 1949, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1949/1950||Thu 15 Dec||Norwich City||5 - 1||Hartlepools||FAC|
|1949/1950||Sat 10 Dec||Hartlepools||1 - 1||Norwich City||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Hartlepool United's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Pools have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Norwich City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Canaries's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Hartlepool U. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 4 points from their 4 matches. Norwich City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 4 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Norwich City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Hartlepool U.. Score draw
|Hartlepool U.||Been beaten in each of their previous 5 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Norwich City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.