FootyMAD's Hartlepool United match preview

Last updated : 29 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Hartlepool United fixture

Norwich City play host to Hartlepool United at Carrow Road on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Canaries won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Norwich City and Hartlepool U. at was way back in the black-and-white days of December 1949, with Norwich City annihilating their visitors 5-1 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:
2009/2010Sat 29 AugHartlepool U.0 - 2Norwich CityLGE1
1949/1950Thu 15 DecNorwich City5-1HartlepoolsFAC
1949/1950Sat 10 DecHartlepools1 - 1Norwich CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Canaries have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

In complete contrast to Norwich City, Hartlepool U. are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Pools have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 28 games giving them a return of 60 points. Hartlepool U. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 31 points from their 28 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City660014218
Hartlepool U.61145144

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Norwich City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Canaries. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Won 10 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 7 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Hartlepool U. Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.