FM Preview: Stoke City v Norwich City 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Stoke City and Norwich City in the Premier League on 3rd March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Stoke City v Norwich City fixture
Stoke City play host to Norwich City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Potters are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 4 of the 24 games.
The last time the two teams met at Stoke City was just over four years ago, in December 2007, the Potters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 21 Aug||Norwich City||1 - 1||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Tue 11 Mar||Norwich City||0 - 1||Stoke City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Stoke City||2-1||Norwich City||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Mar||Norwich City||1 - 0||Stoke City||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Stoke City||5 - 0||Norwich City||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Norwich City||2 - 1||Stoke City||Championship|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Stoke City||3 - 1||Norwich City||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Norwich City's away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Canaries's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 33 points from their 26 games played so far,
Norwich City's 35 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Potters at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Canaries come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Stoke City||5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Norwich City||6 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here