Norwich welcome Michael Carrick’s Middlesborough side to Carrow Road for Sky Bet championship match. Middlesborough will be wanting to take all 3 points back to Teesside and they will take great confidence in doing that after their win midweek against Blackpool in which they won comfortably 3-0.
Boro had to endure an extremely tough start to the season which has been extremely poor by their standards because they are a big with ambitions to get back to the Premier League. After Middlesborough brought former Manchester United player Michael Carrick to the club and they have had a very positive turn in results which has seen them only lose once in their last 5 games and they currently sit in 16 th with 24 points but could go up to 12th if they win and those above them lose or drop points.
Norwich will be coming into this game off the back of a 2-1 away win at Rotherham United in which saw a few changes and also saw plenty of improvements still left the game with quite a few things that need to be work on but it was really nice to see Josh Sargent and Teemu Pukki playing up top and it shown as they were able to play off each other and it saw them create a number of chances and also saw glimpses of what we wanted to see from Teemu Pukki when he was able to get those through balls and then able to try and shoot past the keeper.
Norwich have played Middlesborough 57 times and they are currently edge with 21 wins to
Middlesborough’s 20 wins and they have drawn 14 games and the most recent game they played saw a stalemate with no goals so they will be hoping the luck changes drastically.
Norwich City 3 Middlesborough 2