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Birmingham City will be facing the visiting Norwich City at St. Andrew's Stadium in this Championship fixture on Tuesday.
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Birmingham City fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-1 Championship triumph against Sheffield Wednesday.
In that game, Birmingham City managed 54% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer for Birmingham City was Scott Hogan (63'). For their opponents, Sheffield Wednesday got 10 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
Fewer than three goals per match were scored during 5 of the last 6 meetings where Birmingham City have taken part. Breaking down the goal attribution in this period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 7 while The Blues managed a tally of 4.
Looking at their past form shows that Birmingham City:
- have not registered a win against Norwich City in their previous 6 matches in the league.
- have not won at home in their last 11 league matches. Something needs to change.
Norwich City will come into the clash following on from a 1-0 Championship win to beat Rotherham United in their last outing.
In that game, Norwich City managed 60% possession and 13 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Norwich City was Teemu Pukki (17'). Rotherham United had 9 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
A sequence of outstanding showings from the Norwich City defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their past 6 fixtures overall. During the same period of time, their forwards have scored 7. We will just have to find out if that trend will be continued on in this game.
Going into this contest, Norwich City remain undefeated by Birmingham City when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings going back to 28/01/2017 reveals that these encounters have been pretty painful for Birmingham City. They have not managed to get themselves any wins at all while Norwich City have been too good for them, getting wins in 83% of those games where they have faced each other.
A combined sum of 14 goals were scored between them in this period, with 3 for The Blues and 11 belonging to The Canaries. That is an average goals per game value of 2.33.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was Championship match day 6 on 20/10/2020 and the score finished Norwich City 1-0 Birmingham City.
That time, Norwich City managed 73% possession and 23 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer was Mario Vrančić (87').
Birmingham City had 6 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
The referee was Oliver Langford.
Team News: Birmingham City
Birmingham City boss Aitor Karanka will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match owing to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Norwich City
Norwich boss Daniel Farke has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Michael McGovern (Hamstring Injury) and Aston Oxborough (Achilles tendon surgery) will not be playing here.
We feel that Birmingham City may not find it easy to score against this Norwich City outfit who should end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore seeing a very even contest with a 0-1 winning margin for Norwich City at the conclusion of the game.
Let’s see what happens.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: St. Andrew's Stadium (29,409)
Captain: Harlee Dean
Manager: Aitor Karanka
Competitions: Championship position 23
🔑 Star Man: Scott Hogan
Normally playing in the Striker position, Scott Hogan was born in Salford, England. After having played his first senior match for Hyde FC in the 2012 - 2013 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 5 league goals in this Championship 2020 - 2021 season so far in 21 appearances.