Norwich host Newcastle United in their first home game back in the Premier league. Fans will be excited to see their promoted heroes back at Carrow Road and will be hoping to register their first points of the new season.
We take a look back at the last five home encounters with Newcastle in the past, with some memorable games coming up in recent times. Fixtures between these two have produced some of the most exciting games of football at Carrow Road over the years and there is often many goals when they face each other.
Norwich currently sit 16th in the table after one game – narrowly above the relegation zone – after a disappointing opening encounter with European champions Liverpool.
Newcastle sit just above the Canaries in the table, at 14th – losing narrowly 1-0 in their opening fixture against Arsenal – thanks to a 58th minute strike from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang giving the Gunners all three points.
Without further ado, here are the last five home encounters between the Canaries and the Magpies.
Norwich 4-2 Newcastle
Two second-half headers from Grant Holt and strikes from Wes Hoolahan and Steve Morrison game Norwich the three points in this encounter back in December 2011.
Norwich 0-0 Newcastle
A stalemate in this game saw Tim Krul in goal for the Magpies. The closest either side came to a goal was Russell Martin’s long-range effort hitting the woodwork.
Norwich 0-0 Newcastle
Another goalless draw and a game where both sides ended with 10-men – red cards dished out to Norwich’s Bradley Johnson and Newcastle’s Loic Remy.
Norwich 3-2 Newcastle
Goals from Timm Klose, Dieumerci Mbokani and a last-gasp winner from Martin Olsson gave Norwich the three points
Norwich 2-2 Newcastle
A howler from Karl Darlow but a late goal from the Newcastle skipper meant the points were shared in this Championship encounter.
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