FM Preview: Norwich City v Cardiff City 15 Jan 2011

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History of the Norwich City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Norwich City at Carrow Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 18 of the 23 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in March 2009, with Norwich City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctCardiff City3 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2008/2009Tue 10 MarNorwich City2 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 23 AugCardiff City2 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 09 FebCardiff City1 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 SepNorwich City1 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 MarCardiff City1 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 OctNorwich City1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Canaries in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Cardiff City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bluebirds have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 43 points from 25 games. Cardiff City are holding the final promotion place in the Npower Championship, and have accumulated 43 points from the 25 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City63128710
Cardiff City62136107

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Canaries, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Cardiff City Not won in previous 5 away matches.