FM Preview: Middlesbrough v Norwich City 03 Jan 2011

Last updated : 02 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Middlesbrough v Norwich City fixture

Middlesbrough play host to Norwich City at Riverside Stadium on Monday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Boro are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 4 of the 23 games.

The last time the two teams met at Middlesbrough was back in December 2004, over five years ago, with Middlesbrough running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctNorwich City1 - 0MiddlesbroughCHMP
2004/2005Sat 22 JanNorwich City4 - 4MiddlesbroughPREM
2004/2005Tue 28 DecMiddlesbrough2-0Norwich CityPREM
1997/1998Sun 22 MarMiddlesbrough3 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 15 NovNorwich City1 - 3MiddlesbroughCHMP
1992/1993Sat 08 MayMiddlesbrough3 - 3Norwich CityPREM
1992/1993Sat 31 OctNorwich City1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Boro's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 24 matches. Norwich City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 42 points from 24 games.

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

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

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Boro of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Norwich City, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough No sequences of note
Norwich City Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.