FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Norwich City at on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 26 and win only 10 of the 45 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2007, the Canaries carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 30 SepSouthampton2 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Tue 29 JanSouthampton0 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
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

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 10 goals have been scored by the Canaries in those games, with 6 conceded.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Saints have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 29 from their 28 matches played. Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 26 points from their 28 games thus far.

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

An indifferent set of results for Southampton on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Saints. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Southampton 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.