Norwich play host to Sunderland at on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Canaries have recorded 9 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 3 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Norwich was back in September 1998, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1998/1999||Sat 06 Mar||Sunderland||1 - 0||Norwich||LD1|
|1998/1999||Tue 29 Sep||Norwich||2-2||Sunderland||LD1|
|1997/1998||Wed 28 Jan||Norwich||2 - 1||Sunderland||LD1|
|1997/1998||Sat 30 Aug||Sunderland||0 - 1||Norwich||LD1|
|1995/1996||Sun 14 Jan||Sunderland||0 - 1||Norwich||LD1|
|1995/1996||Sat 19 Aug||Norwich||0 - 0||Sunderland||LD1|
|1991/1992||Sun 05 Apr||Norwich||0 - 1||Sunderland||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Norwich City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Canaries, with 4 goals against.
Sunderland's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Black Cats, and 8 goals against.
Norwich lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division One, picking up 25 points from their 14 games so far. Sunderland are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 27 points from 14 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Norwich may be coming up against a decent side in Sunderland, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Canaries. Home Win
|Norwich||Won 6 successive home games.|
14 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Sunderland||Won each of the previous 3 matches.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.