FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 19 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to 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 18 and win only 5 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2007, the Canaries carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 15 MarSheff. Utd.2 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 08 DecNorwich City1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 MarNorwich City2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Canaries in those games, with 5 conceded.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Norwich City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 6 matches. Sheff. Utd.'s 8 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City6132676
Sheff. Utd.632110511

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Sheff. Utd. 10 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.