FootyMAD's Walsall match preview

History of the Walsall v Norwich City fixture

Norwich face a trip to Walsall at Bescot 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 taste defeat on 13 occassions, and draw 6, from the 21 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 19 AprWalsall0 - 0NorwichLD1
2002/2003Sat 21 DecNorwich2 - 1WalsallLD1
2001/2002Tue 01 JanNorwich1 - 1WalsallLD1
2001/2002Tue 09 OctWalsall2 - 0NorwichLD1
1999/2000Sat 05 FebNorwich1 - 1WalsallLD1
1999/2000Mon 30 AugWalsall2 - 2NorwichLD1
1962/1963Tue 14 MayWalsall3 - 1NorwichDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Walsall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Norwich have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Walsall see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 19 points from their 15 games played so far, Norwich are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 28 points from 15 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Canaries out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Walsall. Away win

Sequence statistics:
WalsallWon 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
NorwichNot won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.