FM Preview: Norwich City v Chelsea 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Norwich City v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea travel to take on Norwich City at Carrow Road at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Blues have recorded 4 wins, and Norwich City have come away with 9 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in March 2005, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Chelsea 3 - 1 Norwich City Premier League
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Chelsea 4 - 0 Norwich City F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sat 05 Mar Norwich City 1-3 Chelsea Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 18 Dec Chelsea 4 - 0 Norwich City Premiership
2001/2002 Wed 16 Jan Chelsea 4 - 0 Norwich City F.A. Cup
2001/2002 Sat 05 Jan Norwich City 0 - 0 Chelsea F.A. Cup
1994/1995 Sat 10 Dec Norwich City 3 - 0 Chelsea Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Norwich City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Canaries in those games, with 9 conceded.

The Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Blues, and 5 goals against.

Norwich City's 28 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Chelsea's total of 40 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Norwich City 6 3 2 1 11 8 11
Chelsea 6 3 2 1 10 6 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Blues's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Norwich City, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Norwich City Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Chelsea Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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