Premier League

Norwich vs Crystal Palace: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Tom Gott
Palace & Norwich will clash again
Palace & Norwich will clash again / Chloe Knott - Danehouse/GettyImages
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Crystal Palace will look to end a three-game winless run on Wednesday when they travel to Carrow Road to face Norwich City.

Narrow defeats against both West Ham and Liverpool have sandwiched a 1-1 draw with Brighton, leaving Palace 13th in the Premier League heading into this round of fixtures.

They're up against a Norwich side who have won four of their last five matches in all competitions - a run which has seen them climb out of the relegation zone, although Dean Smith's charges have played more games than those around them.

Here's all you need to know about this one.


How to watch Norwich vs Crystal Palace on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Wednesday 9 February, 19:45 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Carrow Road
TV channel/live stream? BT Sport Xtra (UK), Peacock Premium (US)
Highlights? BT Sport YouTube channel
Referee? Paul Tierney
VAR? Stuart Attwell


Norwich team news

Josh Sargent
Sargent should be back / Stephen Pond/GettyImages

Striker Josh Sargent missed the FA Cup victory over Wolves through illness but is expected to return for this one. Lukas Rupp (thigh) and Andrew Omobamidele (back) could also return.

This will, however, come too soon for Tim Krul and Jacob Sorensen, who both remain absent with shoulder and knee issues respectively.

Read Norwich's predicted lineup here


Crystal Palace team news

Wilfried Zaha
Zaha should be back from AFCON duty / Paul Harding/GettyImages

Palace fans can expect to welcome Wilfried Zaha back to the fold after the Ivorian was granted extra time to recover from the Africa Cup of Nations. Whether he'll be joined by Senegalese champions Cheikhou Kouyate is not currently clear.

James Tomkins and James McArthur have both returned to full team training and can expect places on the bench for this one.

Read Crystal Palace's lineup here


Norwich vs Crystal Palace head-to-head record

These two sides met under two months ago, with both teams playing just five games since Palace thumped Norwich 3-0 at Selhurst Park. First-half goals from Odsonne Edouard, Jean-Philippe Mateta and Jeff Schlupp were enough to decide that one.

That victory extended Palace's unbeaten run against Norwich to six games - a run which dates back to November 2013 and has included four wins and two draws.

Since Norwich's last win in this fixture, the Canaries have scored just three times against Palace, but have shipped a whopping 11 goals.


Norwich vs Crystal Palace score prediction

This could actually be a lot of fun. Norwich appear to have figured themselves out and will fancy their chances of scoring against Palace. A repeat of December's 3-0 defeat seems highly unlikely.

It's Norwich who are in the better form, but Palace will be relieved to welcome Zaha back into the fold and will hope to link him up with the rapidly emerging Michael Olise, who has been excellent in recent weeks.

It's too tough to separate these teams, but don't expect a bore draw.

Prediction: Norwich 2-2 Crystal Palace

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