Norwich City vs Bournemouth: Eddie Howe and Alex Neil preside over battle of two promoted sides at Carrow Road

A look ahead to the Premier League fixture at Carrow Road.

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It’s a big game for…

Both teams. The expectation will be for there to be goals in this battle of the promoted sides, in what could ultimately be remembered as a relegation six-pointer.

Best stat…

Norwich ended Bournemouth’s 14 match unbeaten run in January 2015 with a 2-1 victory at The Vitality Stadium.

Remember when…

Cameron Jerome scored a curler from outside the box in the 2-1 victory in January 2015.

Player to watch…

Russell Martin has scored in two of the opening four league games and will be hoping to increase his goal tally.

Past three meetings…

Bournemouth 1 (Ritchie) Norwich 2 (Hooper, Jerome)
Championship, January 2015

Norwich 1 (Grabban) Bournemouth 1 (Wilson)
Championship, August 2014

Bournemouth 1 (Jorgensen) Norwich 2 (Giallanza, Russell)
League Cup, September 2000

Form guide…

Norwich: WLWDWL

Bournemouth: WLLWWD

Vital information…


TV: Highlights on BBC1