FM Preview: Norwich City v Chelsea 21 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th January 2012
The game between Norwich City and Chelsea in the Premier League on 21st January 2012 at 12:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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