Norwich City entertain Stoke in this bottom half clash at Carrow Road. This preview is courtesy of fanatix.
Venue Carrow Road, Saturday 3pm
Last season Norwich 1 Stoke 1
Referee Andre Marriner
This season’s matches 5 Y16, R0, 3.20 cards per game
Odds Norwich 12-7 Stoke 7-4 Draw 9-4
fanatix predicted line-up:
Subs from Rudd, Bunn, Steer, Howson, Jackson, Surman, Fox, Morison, Barnett, C Martin, Snodgrass, Butterfield, Tierney, R Bennett, Whittaker
DoubtfulR Martin (back)
InjuredKane (metatarsal, 10 Nov)
Disciplinary recordY6 R0
Leading scorerHolt 3
InjuredWilson (calf, Feb)
Disciplinary recordY19 R1
Leading scorer Crouch 4
Matches between these two clubs in the Premier League last season resulted in a 1-1 draw at Carrow Road and a 1-0 win for Stoke at the Britannia Stadium.
Norwich’s last top-flight victory against Stoke at Carrow Road came on 20 November 1982 – the match finished 4-2 with John Deehan scoring two penalties for the hosts.
Stoke have won only three of their previous 22 league matches at Norwich.
The Canaries have managed just one win and seven goals in their nine Premier League matches so far this season.
They are the second joint-lowest goal scorers in the top flight, one ahead of Sunderland’s six.
Norwich have lost just one of their last five Premier League matches at Carrow Road (W2, D2, L1), keeping three clean sheets in that run.
The Potters have drawn 10 and won just one of their last 15 Premier League matches (W1, D10, L4).
Tony Pulis’s side have not won any of their last 14 Premier League away games (D6, L8), scoring just eight goals in the process.
Stoke have conceded just one goal at home this season but have let in eight away from the Britannia Stadium.
fanatix prediction: 1-1. Bore draw.
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