FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Watford fixture

Watford pack their bags to visit Norwich City at on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hornets will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 26 and win only 7 of the 43 games.

The previous match played between the two at was within the last three years, in November 2003, with Watford inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Canaries 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:
2005/2006Tue 13 SepWatford2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 24 AprWatford1 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 15 NovNorwich City1 - 2WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Sun 19 JanWatford2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 31 AugNorwich City4 - 0WatfordCHMP
2001/2002Tue 26 FebWatford2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2001/2002Tue 18 SepNorwich City3 - 1WatfordCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Hornets's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Norwich City's 39 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 29 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Hornets could well see them head back from with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Watford Last drawn game 5 outings ago.