FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Norwich City fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Norwich City at St. Marys on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 5 of the 45 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in December 2006, the Saints carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugNorwich City2 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2006/2007Sat 28 AprNorwich City0 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2006/2007Sat 16 DecSouthampton2-1Norwich CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 17 DecNorwich City3 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 20 AugSouthampton1 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 30 AprSouthampton4 - 3Norwich CityPREM
2004/2005Sat 20 NovNorwich City2 - 1SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 4 conceded.

Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Canaries's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 28 games played so far, Norwich City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 28 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Norwich City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Saints in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Won 3 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Norwich City No win in the 2 most recent games.