Norwich City face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium 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 12 and win only 4 of the 22 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, with Stoke City running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Norwich City||2 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Stoke City||3 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Norwich City||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Stoke City||1 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Norwich City||2 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Mon 26 Aug||Stoke City||1 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 18 Apr||Stoke City||2 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Norwich City's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Canaries's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.
Stoke City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 13 matches. Norwich City's 18 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Norwich City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Stoke City. Away win
|Stoke City||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|Norwich City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
5 games since last defeat.