FM Preview: Norwich City v Arsenal 20 Oct 2012

Last updated : 19 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Norwich City v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Norwich City at Carrow Road at tea-time on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 25 previous games, with the hosts winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Carrow Road was less than a year ago, in November 2011, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Canaries in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
1993/1994 Sun 13 Feb Norwich City 1 - 1 Arsenal 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 been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Gunners, and 8 goals against.

Norwich City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 3 points from their 7 games thus far.

Arsenal lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 12 from their 7 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Norwich City 6 1 2 3 5 11 5
Arsenal 6 4 1 1 16 7 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Norwich City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Norwich City Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arsenal Undefeated in last 8 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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