NORWICH CITY VS NEWCASTLE UNITED 2013 Match Preview and Odds

Saturday, January 12, 2013


MATCH FACTS
Norwich City have scored the highest percentage of goals from headers of any team in the top flight (38%).
Newcastle have conceded more headed goals than any other team in the Premier League (11).
20 points after 21 matches is Newcastle’s lowest ever points haul in the Premier League era.
Eight of the last nine meetings between Norwich and Newcastle in all competitions have ended as home wins and none as away victories.
After an unbeaten run of 10 Premier League matches, Norwich have lost their last four in a row.
The Canaries have scored more direct free kick goals than any other team in the league this season (4) and more from free kicks not struck straight at goal (5).
Newcastle have lost nine of their last 11 Premier League matches, winning the other two.
Chris Hughton returns to the club where he was a coach and manager. He won just six of 25 Premier League games in charge of the Magpies (W6 D6 L13). After leading Newcastle back to the Premier League, Hughton was replaced by current boss Alan Pardew in December 2010.
Norwich have conceded a joint-high seven goals from outside the box in the Premier League this season.
Mike Williamson has made more defensive clearances than any other Premier League player this season (221).
MATCH ODDS
Norwich (6/5), Newcastle (12/5), Draw (13/5)
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