Norwich City vs Blackburn Rovers Match Analysis & Prediction
17/12/2022 8:30 pm
Blackburn Rovers will bid end the two-game losing streak this Saturday when they travel to Carrow Road for a clash against Norwich City in the 23rd game week of the EFL Championship. Match day schedules for December 17 at 20:30 EAT.
The home side has been wandering between the Premier League and the Championship, one year they are in the Premier League, the next year they are relegated to championship. This season they have a slightly lower ranking in the Championship than in previous seasons, however fourth place is quite a solid position at this point of the campaign.
Norwich City will aim for another win following 0-1 Championship triumph over Swansea City in their previous outing. In that game, Norwich City had 35% possession, five shots with two of them on target and a goal scored by Teemu Pukki (1′). Swansea City got 17 shots with seven of them on target.
Meanwhile, two defeats in the previous two rounds threatened Blackburn Rovers position in third, so this is an extremely important match for them to turn things around in their favor.
The Rovers will seek to make amends following 1-4 Championship trashing at the hands of Preston in their most recent match. In that game, Blackburn Rovers managed 65% possession, seven shots with two of them on target and a goal scored by Bradley Dack (55′). Preston North End got 13 shots with six of them on target and goals by Ben Woodburn (16′), Ched Evans (47′, 63′) and Ben Whiteman (65′).
Norwich City vs. Blackburn Rovers Head to head
Since 1993, these two clubs have had 21 head to head encounters; Norwich City claims eight victories, Blackburn Rovers five victories while the other eight matches ended in draws.
Norwich City Team News
Rowe, Byram and Jakob Sorensen will be unavailable for Dean Smith’s selection for this match as they recover from injuries.
Norwich City 's Last 5 Matches
Blackburn Rovers Team News
As for boss Jon Dahl Tomasson, he will take to the pitch without the services of Harry Pickering, Jack Vale and Sam Barnes who are on the sidelines due to fitness issues.
Blackburn Rovers 's Last 5 Matches
02/12/2022Blackburn4Heart of Midlothian0Club Friendlies
09/11/2022West Ham9Blackburn10EFL Cup
Norwich City vs. Blackburn Rovers : Odds and Predictions
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