FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th March 2007
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Norwich City and Stoke City at 15:00 on Saturday 17th March 2007 in the Championship.
Stoke City face a trip to Norwich City at on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Potters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 10 and win only 2 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2006, the Canaries 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:|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Stoke City||5 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Norwich City||2 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Stoke City||3 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Norwich City||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Stoke City||1 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Norwich City||2 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Mon 26 Aug||Stoke City||1 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Norwich City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Potters's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Norwich City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 47 points from their 37 games played so far, Stoke City's 58 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Stoke City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at will be a good result. Score draw
|Norwich City||Not drawn a match in their last 5 .|
|Stoke City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
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