FM Preview: Arsenal v Norwich City 13 Apr 2013

Last updated : 12 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Arsenal v Norwich City fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Norwich City at Ashburton Grove on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, winning 13 and drawing 8 of the 23 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashburton Grove was less than a year ago, in May 2012, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct Norwich City 1 - 0 Arsenal Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 05 May Arsenal 3-3 Norwich City Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Norwich City 1 - 2 Arsenal Premier League
2004/2005 Sat 02 Apr Arsenal 4 - 1 Norwich City Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 28 Aug Norwich City 1 - 4 Arsenal Premiership
1994/1995 Sat 01 Apr Arsenal 5 - 1 Norwich City Premiership
1994/1995 Sat 10 Sep Norwich City 0 - 0 Arsenal Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Gunners, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Arsenal, Norwich City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Canaries have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arsenal's total of 56 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Norwich City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 35 points from their 32 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arsenal 6 4 0 2 11 6 12
Norwich City 6 1 3 2 5 9 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal may be coming up against a decent side in Norwich City, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gunners. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arsenal 5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Norwich City Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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