FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough travel to take on Norwich City at on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Boro have recorded 5 wins, and Norwich City have come away with 11 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in November 1997, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
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
1990/1991Tue 30 OctMiddlesbrough2 - 0Norwich CityLC
1988/1989Sat 31 DecNorwich City0 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Canaries's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Boro have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 16 points from their 23 games thus far. Middlesbrough find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 36 points they have accumulated from 23 games.

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

Nothing appears to be going right for the Boro out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Norwich City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Middlesbrough 4 games since last away draw.