FootyMAD's Preston North End match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th February 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Preston North End and Norwich City at 15:00 on Saturday, 14th February 2009 in the Championship.
Norwich City face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Canaries have recorded 5 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Norwich City||2 - 2||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 02 Feb||Norwich City||1 - 0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Preston N.E.||0 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 20 Feb||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 08 Aug||Norwich City||2 - 0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 08 Apr||Preston N.E.||2 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 02 Jan||Norwich City||0 - 3||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
The away form of Norwich City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Canaries have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Preston N.E.'s total of 50 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Norwich City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 32 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 ...
Canaries are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Preston N.E.. Home win
|Preston N.E.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Norwich City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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