Premier League: West Brom v Norwich match preview
look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at the Hawthorns
Friday 21 December 2012
After West Brom’s initial superb start under the Steve Clarke, results have been hard to come by in recent weeks for the Baggies.
West Brom are without a win in their last four games since an emphatic 4-2 victory at Sunderland last month.
Norwich meanwhile have been in sensational form since defeating Arsenal in October, the only blot on their copybook being a 4-1 defeat to Aston Villa in the Capital One Cup.
Nine points separated the two clubs after the Canaries’ last league defeat, a 4-1 loss to Chelsea; now the gap is just two points.
KICK-OFF: Saturday, 3pm
PAST THREE MEETINGS…
West Brom 1 (Fortune) Norwich 2 (Holt, Jackson), FA Cup, January 2012
West Brom 1 (Long) Norwich 2 (Surman, Morison), Premier League, January 2012
Norwich 0 West Brom 1 (Odemwingie) Premier League, September 2011
Six of the last seven encounters between West Brom and Norwich in all competitions have ended as away wins, including the last four in succession
The Baggies have not scored a Premier League goal in five hours and 15 minutes.
Norwich are unbeaten in their last 10 league games. The last time they went on a longer run within the same season in the top flight came in March 1987, lasting 15 games.
Only Manchester United (27) have gained more points from their last 10 Premier League games than Norwich City (22).
West Brom to win: 2.04
Stoke to win: 4.2
TV: Highlights on BBC1 at 10.25pm on MOTD
Apple agrees deal with Visa on contactless payments
Latest in Sport
Manchester United transfer news: Louis van Gaal offloads fringe players as he looks to the long term
Radamel Falcao transfer latest: Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City linked with blockbuster move
Tottenham to offer Andros Townsend to Southampton in £14m deadline day bid for Jay Rodriguez
Tottenham vs Liverpool player ratings: Who was the star man? Raheem Sterling? Alberto Moreno? Or new-boy Mario Balotelli?
Everton vs Chelsea player ratings: Who was best in the nine-goal thriller at Goodison?
- 1 Is Apple's iCloud safe after leak of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities' nude photos?
- 2 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 3 Perez Hilton apologises for Jennifer Lawrence naked photo leak
- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 5 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward