FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 17 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Derby County fixture

Derby County pack their bags to visit Norwich City at on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 17 out of 25 times.

The previous match played between the two at was within the last three years, in October 2003, the Canaries carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory 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:
2005/2006Sat 03 DecDerby County2 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sun 28 DecDerby County0 - 4Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Tue 21 OctNorwich City2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 05 AprDerby County2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 30 NovNorwich City1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2000/2001Wed 01 NovDerby County3 - 0Norwich CityLGEC
1995/1996Sat 23 MarNorwich City1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Canaries's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 43 points from their 34 games played so far, Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 34 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City61238115
Derby County60334123

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City 11 games since last home draw.
Derby County Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.