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Norwich City v Ipswich Town: Watch our form guide ahead of derby day

PUBLISHED: 12:09 13 February 2018 | UPDATED: 12:09 13 February 2018

Both Mick McCarthy's Ipswich Town and Norwich City drew last weekend. Picture: STEVE WALLER

Both Mick McCarthy's Ipswich Town and Norwich City drew last weekend. Picture: STEVE WALLER

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It’s East Anglian derby week, which means Ipswich Town have another chance to claim a first win over old rivals Norwich City since 2009.

But how are the two sides shaping up heading into Sunday’s fixture at Carrow Road?

Town were held to a dire 0-0 draw with basement boys Burton on Saturday, leaving many fans fearing the worst ahead of the weekend - but they have only lost one of their last five, and enjoyed an impressive 2-0 win at Sunderland before the Burton debacle.

- MORE: Celina and Maddison battling for top goal award

Norwich, in contrast, grabbed an impressive point at high-flying Derby County on Saturday and look to be the form side – but are in the middle of a fairly major changing of the guard under Daniel Farke, and struggle to score goals.

- MORE: What’s your favourite derby day moment?

EADT and Ipswich Star chief football writer Stuart Watson travelled into enemy territory to discuss the form of the respective sides with EDP group football editor Paddy Davitt and Norwich City writer Dave Freezer.

Ipswich Town won 1-0 at Preston North End this afternoon courtesy of Mustapha Carayol’s first-half finish. STUART WATSON looks at the key talking points.

Following Ipswich Town’s 1-0 win at Preston, sports writer Andy Warren hands out his player grades.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy felt his team finally got what they deserved with a 1-0 win at Preston North End this afternoon.

If Mustapha Carayol is to earn himself a long-term deal at Ipswich Town, then displays like this at Deepdale will do him no harm at all.

Mustapha Carayol’s goal on his full Ipswich Town debut was the difference as the Blues shut up shop in the second half to leave Deepdale with a 1-0 victory.

Ipswich Town take on Preston North End in a Championship match at Deepdale this afternoon. STUART WATSON previews the action.

Live build-up, action and reaction as Ipswich Town take on Preston in the Championship.

We have assembled a group of Town fans to predict the outcome of Ipswich games and have their say on what’s going on at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy spoke openly about his uncertain future at this morning’s press conference ahead of tomorrow’s Championship game at Preston. STUART WATSON posed the questions.

Bacon’s Bites: In this week’s column, Mike Bacon takes a look at how the FA Cup is alive and kicking, plus, have you taken in a Spanish football game?

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