Norwich vs Manchester City Preview, Tips and Odds
Where to Watch
Venue: Carrow Road
Kick Off Time: 7:30 EAT
Referee in Charge: Kevin Friend
Norwich and Manchester City will meet on Saturday at Carrow Road for their Premier League game. The Canaries are down at 19h place, having earned 3 points so far, while City are 2nd, behind only their main title rivals from Liverpool.
No draw has been registered in Norwich last ten games, as they won four and lost six times in the process. The Canaries won just one of their four league games so far.
Norwich’s striker Teemu Pukki has scored seven goals in his last six matches for club and country.
Manchester City are unbeaten in the regular ninety minutes in their previous seventeen outings, losing to Wolverhampton, but only after penalties in a pre-season friendly. Last season’s champions have not conceded more than once in their last twelve visits.
Last game between the teams: 12.03.2016 Premier League: Norwich – Manchester City 0:0
Last game at this venue: 12.03.2016 Premier League: Norwich – Manchester City 0:0
Norwich and Manchester City met for the last time in 2016, when the Canaries surprisingly managed to earn a draw. The Citizens are unbeaten in the last five H2H clashes, with Norwich’ last victory dating back to 2013, when the teams faced each other in the last 38th round of that campaign in a match without any significance.
Last game Norwich: 31.08.2019 Premier League: West Ham – Norwich 2:0; Sebastien Haller 24′, Andriy Yarmolenko 56′
Top performers Norwich: Teemu Pukki 5 goals 1 assist, Todd Cantwell 1 goal 2 assists, Emiliano Buendia 2 assists.
Last game Manchester City: 31.08.2019 Premier League: Manchester City – Brighton 4:0; Kevin De Bruyne 2′, Sergio Aguero 42′, 55′, Bernardo Silva 79′
Top performers Manchester City: Sergio Aguero 6 goals 1 assist, Raheem Sterling 5 goals, Kevin De Bruyne 1 goal 5 assists.
The home side are without Christoph Zimmermann and Timm Klose for this game. Grant Hanley may also miss out, those defensive absentees don’t bode well as Norwich host a team that 95 Premier League goals last season.
John Stones, Gabriel Jesus and Ilkay Gundogan have a good chance of being fit enough for selection for City. The visitors will continue to be without Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy and Leory Sane who are long-term absentees.
Norwich City line-up: Krul; Aarons, Amadou, Godfrey, Lewis; Trybull, Leitner, Buendia, Stiepermann, Cantwell; Pukki.
Manchester City line-up: Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Stones, Zinchenko; D. Silva, Rodri, De Bruyne; Sterling, Aguero, B. Silva