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Norwich City will do battle with visiting club Derby County at Carrow Road in the Championship tie on Saturday.
All Norwich City v Derby County game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Norwich City will be looking for an improved result here following the 1-0 Championship defeat in their last game at the hands of Bournemouth.
In that match, Norwich City managed 64% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Bournemouth got 12 shots at goal with 5 on target. Arnaut Danjuma (35') scored for Bournemouth.
Norwich City have really struggled up front in more recent games. Their goals record equals just 4 versus opposing sides over the course of their last 6 matches. In those meetings, The Canaries have also seen the number of goals against them come to 13. That aside, time will tell if the trend shall be sustained in this upcoming match or not.
Their prior results show that Norwich City:
- have not emerged victorious against Derby County in their last 4 league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 6 league games. Fans are getting restless.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Blackburn Rovers in Championship competition, Derby County will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Derby County managed 62% possession and 15 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. At the other end, Blackburn Rovers had 23 shots on goal with 10 on target. Tyrhys Dolan (11'), Bradley Johnson (12', 15') and Adam Armstrong (77') scored for Blackburn Rovers.
Looking at their form, and Derby County have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 11 goals in total. Defensively, The Rams certainly have room for improvement.
Coming into this meeting, Derby County haven't been defeated by Norwich City in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 26/11/2016 shows us that Norwich City have won 1 of these games & Derby County 3, with the number of drawn matches being 2.
In all, 18 goals were produced between them in this period, with 9 for The Canaries and 9 created by The Rams. That’s an average goals per game of 3.
The last league contest featuring these sides was Championship match day 25 on 29/12/2018 and the score finished Norwich City 3-4 Derby County.
On that occasion, Norwich City managed 62% possession and 24 shots on goal with 6 on target. Goals were scored by Ben Godfrey (25') and Teemu Pukki (31', 81').
For their opponents, Derby County got 19 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Fikayo Tomori (36'), Mason Mount (45'), Florian Jozefzoon (87') and Jack Marriott (92') scored.
The referee was David Webb.
Team News: Norwich City
Norwich City manager Daniel Farke does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match owing to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Derby County
Thanks to a largely full-strength squad, there is just the lone fitness worry for the Derby County boss Phillip Cocu to contend with. Krystian Bielik (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out for this game.
We’re of the view that Norwich City should really score a couple of goals against Derby County, who will not find it easy finding the net themselves.
We’re tipping a fairly comfortable 2-0 victory for Norwich City at the end of the 90 minutes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Carrow Road (27,359)
Captain: Grant Hanley
Chairman: Delia Smith & Michael Wynn-Jones
Manager: Daniel Farke
Competitions: Championship position 13