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History of the Norwich City v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley face a trip to Norwich City at on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Tykes have recorded 3 wins, and Norwich City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2008, the Canaries carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepBarnsley0 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 23 FebNorwich City1 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2007/2008Sat 12 JanBarnsley1 - 3Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 03 MarBarnsley1 - 3Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 26 AugNorwich City5 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 13 AprBarnsley0 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
2001/2002Sat 24 NovNorwich City2 - 1BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Canaries's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Barnsley's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Tykes have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 27 matches. Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City6114594
Barnsley6213587

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Tykes out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Norwich City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Barnsley 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.