Barnsley play host to Norwich City at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, Tykes have recorded 6 wins, and Norwich City have come away with 4 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Barnsley was just over four years ago, in April 2002, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Norwich City||5 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Apr||Barnsley||0-2||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 24 Nov||Norwich City||2 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 23 Dec||Norwich City||0 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 12 Aug||Barnsley||1 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Mon 24 Apr||Barnsley||2 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 08 Jan||Norwich City||2 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Tykes have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Norwich City's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Canaries have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Barnsley are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 38 from their 35 matches played. Norwich City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 41 points from their 33 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Oakwell for the Tykes and the Madmen are unable to see past Norwich City claiming victory in a close match.
|Barnsley||8 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Norwich City||4 games since last away draw.|