FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 17 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. pack their bags to visit Norwich City at on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Blades will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 16 and win only 5 of the 30 games.

The previous match played between the two at was within the last three years, in January 2004, the Canaries carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory 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:
2005/2006Mon 26 DecSheff. Utd.1 - 3Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 31 JanNorwich City1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 23 AugSheff. Utd.1 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 22 FebSheff. Utd.0 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 07 SepNorwich City2 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Sun 03 FebNorwich City2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 29 SepSheff. Utd.2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Canaries in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Sheff. Utd. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Norwich City's 50 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 75 points from the 38 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City632111811
Sheff. Utd.6132576

FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the The Blades to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Sheff. Utd. take away one point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Won 3 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Sheff. Utd. No win in the 3 most recent games.