Championship match prediction and preview for Derby County vs Norwich City clash

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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Pride Park Stadium (33597 seats)

The visiting Norwich City side should be favourites in this visit to Derby County, as the away team holds a 44 point advantage from their 40 league games this season.

Insights:
  • Norwich City have the the best goal difference (+36) in Championship

The visiting Norwich City played their last game only four days ago, a Championship match.

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Derby County form and stats

6-6-8 (win-draw-lost) are the Championship numbers at home for Derby County so far this season.

The fans are hoping that County will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 1-3 away loss in the Championship game against Reading (placed 6th). Ahead of that match, County won a home game hosting Luton Town (2-0).

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for County here at Pride Park Stadium in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (16 from 20 games). County have conceded 20 in these home matches.

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Norwich City form and stats

Norwich City's travelling support has been rewarded for their time and money so far this season, having witnessed Norwich City, who have the the best goal difference (+36) in Championship, collect 42 points from their 20 away matches in the Championship. 13 victories and 3 draws have created these points (and only 4 defeats). In general it has been a productive period now for Norwich as they haven't lost any of their last twelve games.

Norwich had fun at their own home (Pride Park Stadium) last time out, beating Huddersfield Town 7-0. Emiliano Buendía, Todd Cantwell, Jordan Hugill, Teemu Pukki (3) and Kieran Dowell scored. Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to Preston North End.

As mentioned above, Norwich was the only team on the pitch versus Huddersfield Town in their previous game, winning 7-0. This could be a tougher task. It's hard not to mention Teemu Pukki's lethal finishing against Huddersfield Town. three goals were a big reason for the important victory.

The travelling fans enjoy Norwich's attacking play in away games, having scored 30 goals in 20 league matches away. Norwich City are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 18 times in 20 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Norwich City - Derby County 0-1 earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four County victories, four draws and two Norwich City wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Norwich CityT. Pukki
T. Pukki
25 goals
Norwich CityE. Buendía
E. Buendía
12 goals
CountyC. Kazim-Richards
C. Kazim-Richards
7 goals

Derby County missing players

Norwich City missing players

Derby County Norwich City
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
40 20 7 Played P 7 20 40
11 6 2 Won W 7 13 26
10 6 2 Drew D 0 3 9
19 8 3 Lost L 0 4 5
30 16 6 Scored S 14 30 64
45 20 8 Conceded C 4 18 28
92% 95% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 95% 92%
55% 60% 71% Over 1.5 O 1.5 86% 75% 68%
28% 15% 14% Over 2.5 O 2.5 57% 45% 40%
12% 10% 14% Over 3.5 O 3.5 14% 20% 18%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 5% 8%
30% 30% 29% BTTS BTTS 57% 55% 48%
30% 30% 29% Clean Sheets C S 43% 30% 42%
48% 45% 43% Failed to Score F T 0% 20% 18%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.6 1.6 1.4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.6 1.4
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 3
 
10 10.2 10.4 Shots (avg) S ( 15.3 14.4 15.5
2.8 3.3 3.1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.7 4.7 4.8
27% 24% 27% Goal Efficiency G E 35% 32% 34%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Norwich City have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Norwich City have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Norwich City have scored more than double the goals of Derby County.
  • Norwich City have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (14) in Championship
  • Norwich City have the most points (42) away in Championship
  • Norwich City have the most scored goals in the first half (33) in Championship
  • Norwich City have the the best goal difference (+12) away in Championship
  • Norwich City have the the best goal difference (+36) in Championship

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 40 26 9 5 64 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 20 13 3 4 30 18 36 87
2 Watford 40 23 10 7 57 27 20 16 2 2 39 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 30 79
3 Brentford 39 19 13 7 66 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 20 9 6 5 31 21 26 70
4 Swansea City 39 20 9 10 45 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 19 9 4 6 22 19 14 69
5 Barnsley 40 20 8 12 52 44 20 10 5 5 25 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 8 68
6 Reading 40 19 9 12 56 43 20 12 1 7 32 22 20 7 8 5 24 21 13 66
7 AFC Bournemouth 39 18 11 10 60 38 20 12 3 5 36 20 19 6 8 5 24 18 22 65
8 Cardiff City 40 16 10 14 55 43 20 7 4 9 32 22 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 58
9 Millwall 40 14 16 10 41 37 20 6 10 4 19 16 20 8 6 6 22 21 4 58
10 Middlesbrough 40 16 9 15 48 43 20 10 4 6 26 19 20 6 5 9 22 24 5 57
11 Stoke City 40 14 13 13 45 44 20 9 4 7 27 23 20 5 9 6 18 21 1 55
12 Queens Park Rangers 39 14 11 14 43 46 20 9 4 7 24 22 19 5 7 7 19 24 -3 53
13 Luton Town 39 14 8 17 32 45 19 7 6 6 23 22 20 7 2 11 9 23 -13 50
14 Bristol City 40 15 4 21 40 55 20 7 2 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 49
15 Nottingham Forest 40 12 12 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 20 6 5 9 15 20 -5 48
16 Preston North End 40 14 6 20 41 50 20 5 5 10 16 19 20 9 1 10 25 31 -9 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 40 12 10 18 50 45 20 6 7 7 25 23 20 6 3 11 25 22 5 46
18 Derby County 40 11 10 19 30 45 20 6 6 8 16 20 20 5 4 11 14 25 -15 43
19 Huddersfield Town 39 11 10 18 42 60 19 8 5 6 26 19 20 3 5 12 16 41 -18 43
20 Coventry City 39 10 12 17 35 52 20 8 7 5 22 20 19 2 5 12 13 32 -17 42
21 Birmingham City 40 10 12 18 29 50 20 5 3 12 15 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -21 42
22 Rotherham United 36 10 5 21 38 51 18 4 3 11 21 29 18 6 2 10 17 22 -13 35
23 Sheffield Wednesday 39 11 8 20 33 48 19 7 6 6 20 14 20 4 2 14 13 34 -15 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 40 8 9 23 29 61 20 5 5 10 13 24 20 3 4 13 16 37 -32 33

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.