FM Preview: Newcastle United v Norwich City 18 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 17th March 2012
The game between Newcastle United and Norwich City in the Premier League on 18th March 2012 at 16:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Newcastle United v Norwich City fixture
Newcastle United play host to Norwich City at St. James' Park on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 13 and lost only 4 of the 23 games.
The last time the two teams met at Newcastle United was back in October 2004, over five years ago, the Magpies carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Dec||Norwich City||4 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2004/2005||Wed 20 Apr||Norwich City||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Wed 27 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2-1||Norwich City||League Cup|
|2004/2005||Wed 25 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||Norwich City||Premiership|
|1994/1995||Sat 08 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Norwich City||Premiership|
|1994/1995||Sat 31 Dec||Norwich City||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premiership|
|1993/1994||Tue 29 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Norwich City||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 5 conceded.
Norwich City's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 44 points from their 28 games so far.
Norwich City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Magpies are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. No-score draw
|Newcastle United||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Norwich City||7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here