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Norwich meet Manchester City, who have been in a remarkable form recently, in another Premier League clash this coming Saturday. The last time, the two teams faced off against each other, Manchester City ran out 5-0 winners. In was a match played at Etihad Stadium back in august 2021 in the Premier League.

Sitting top of the table, The Citizens have claimed 60 points after 24 rounds, while Norwich have amassed 17 points and are ranked as number 18 in the Premier League at the moment.

Although Norwich trail after The Sky Blues by double digits, beating the league leaders in the Premier League still holds a lot of prestige.

Norwich go into their next Premier League match, averaging a humble 0.7 goals per game in their last 10 matches, in which they scored a mundane seven times, while conceding 19 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.9 per game, where they kept their opponents from scoring once.

Norwich should hardly be a problem for Manchester City, who aim to consolidate their position as top dog in the Premier League standings.

The Citizens head into their next Premier League match, averaging a remarkable 2.8 goals per game in their last 10 matches, as they hit the target a striking 28 times, while also conceding six goals. That amounts to an average of 0.6 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring six times.

Norwich vs Manchester City Preview

Norwich Form

Norwich look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They ran out 3-0 and 1-0 against Watford and Wolves respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Crystal Palace, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw. Norwich took two meagre home wins from a possible six at Carrow Road in the league. They came through these six encounters with two wins, one draw and three defeats in which, they were outscored 16 goals to seven.

Manchester City Form

Manchester City look well suited to take on any opponent with seven points to show off from three matches. They started off drawing 1-1 with Southampton, before downing first Fulham by 4-1, then Brentford in a 2-0 win. Manchester City have been outstanding on their travels lately, winning eight of their previous 10 away matches in the Premier League. They were on target 13 times, whilst their opponent scored four.

Manchester City have taken full advantage of the hospitality shown to them this season. With nine wins to their name, they are the best away side in the Premier League.

Manchester City took six wins and 18 points in the previous seven encounters with opponents from the bottom six of the Premier League, as they scored 24 goals while also allowing one goal against.

Stats

  • Norwich have not won 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Norwich have conceded in 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Norwich have lost 3 of the last 4 home matches
  • Norwich have won 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Norwich have not scored in 4 of the last 5 home matches
  • Manchester City have scored in the last 17 matches in a row
  • Manchester City have won 15 of the last 17 matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 16 of the last 17 matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 away matches Manchester City played, both teams scored

Norwich vs Manchester City - Team News

Norwich are sweating on the fitness of no less than seven players before their match on Saturday.

Ozan Kabak, Joshua Sargent, Jacob Lungi Soerensen, Tim Krul, Lukas Rupp, Andrew Omobamidele and Sam McCallum are all absent from the Norwich squad that faces Manchester City at Carrow Road.

Manchester City face a list of three absentees from the squad ahead of their next match on Saturday against Norwich.

Gabriel Jesus, Cole Palmer & Benjamin Mendy are among the three players unlikely to feature for Manchester City, when they travel to the Carrow Road. Cole Palmer is missing on Saturday after he turned in a positive Covid-19 test.

Norwich vs Manchester City H2H

Manchester City dished out a serious shellacking in their latest matches against Norwich in the Premier League. They hammered their upcoming opponents by 5-0 and 5-0 respectively. Norwich enter the match against Manchester City with a 2-2-6 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 20% matches winning ratio for Norwich, with Manchester City victorious 60% matches of the times. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

The past 10 matches between Norwich and Manchester City have largely been entertaining affairs. Over 2.5 goals came out a winning bet eight times in these encounters. It seems only natural to look for goals on Saturday. Over 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 1.36 with the bookies.

Match Prediction

Joshua Sargent seems to be a player to zoom in on when looking at in-form players at Norwich. He has scored some decent goals recently, as he has now two goals on his account in his last six games. The hosts surely need more goals from him. However, he will have it difficult against Manchester City, who are considered to be favourites on Saturday. Instead, siding with Kevin De Bruyne should be reasonable, as he is likely to add another goal for his team in the upcoming game if he starts. Looking at his latest starts, it is clear that he has a great goal-to-game ratio right now, as he scored three goals in his last 6 matches. Kevin De Bruyne is expected to be more than a handful for the outsider's defence on Saturday.

Norwich claimed a modest two wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in three of the games, whilst losing five of them. Manchester City won seven of their last 10 games away, while drawing once. They lost two of the games in this run. Norwich managed the first goal of the game in only two of those 10 previous games played at Carrow Road. Meanwhile, Manchester City were first on target in six of their last 10 outings away from home.

Over 3.5 goals happened 8 times in the last 10 encounters between these two rivals. Norwich managed an average of 1.1 goals, with Manchester City averaging 3.3 goals. Both teams to score was a winning bet 5 times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in 4 of Norwich’s last 10 matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the visitor's last 10 games this season. On average, they scored 3.2 times in those matches.