Premier League Preview: Manchester City - Norwich City
The leaders remain the only side yet to be beaten in the Premier League, and are currently on a run of 16 games undefeated at the Etihad Stadium in top-flight matches.
By Adithya Ananth
Richards, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy
Milner, Yaya Toure, Barry, Silva
Naughton, Martin, Barnett, Tierney
Bennett, Fox, Johnson, Pilkington
Meanwhile, Paul Lambert has to make do without the services of James Vaughan and Elliott Ward, since the duo are sidelined with knee injuries. Ritchie De Laet (back) is a doubt for this encounter as he is reportedly yet to return to training following his injury.
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Manchester City is the only team yet to be beaten in the Premier League. Every other side has lost at least one game.
- Along with Liverpool and Newcastle United, Roberto Mancini's men also have the best defensive record in the league, having let in only 12 goals in 13 matches.
- The hosts have have not lost a single game in their last 16 league clashes at home. They are also on a run of 11 consecutive victories.
- Norwich City last beat Man City back in 2001, with a 2-0 score result at Carrow Road.
- If all matches ended at half-time the Canaries would be in sixth position in the league, as opposed to their current 10th place.
- Paul Lambert's men have conceded 11 goals on their top-flight travels this season. In the top-half of the table, only Arsenal has shipped more.
Top 3 Predictions
Manchester City 4-0 Norwich City
- 19.23 %
Manchester City 3-0 Norwich City
- 16.51 %
Manchester City 3-1 Norwich City
- 9.19 %
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|English Premier League (EPL) (EPL)||May 19, 2013||Manchester City 2 - Norwich City 3|
|English Premier League (EPL) (EPL)||Dec 29, 2012||Norwich City 3 - Manchester City 4|
|English Premier League (EPL) (EPL)||Apr 14, 2012||Norwich City 1 - Manchester City 6|
|English Premier League (EPL) (EPL)||Dec 3, 2011||Manchester City 5 - Norwich City 1|
|Dec 10, 2013||Bayern 2 - Manchester City 3||UCL|
|Dec 7, 2013||Southampton 1 - Manchester City 1||EPL|
|Dec 4, 2013||West Bromwich 2 - Manchester City 3||EPL|
|Dec 1, 2013||Manchester City 3 - Swansea City 0||EPL|
|Nov 27, 2013||Manchester City 4 - FC Viktoria Plzeň 2||UCL|
|34||Nigel De Jong||Midfielder|
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