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Kings of Anglia Issue 7 Magazine Offer With Jimmy Bullard and Tristan Nydam

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.

Andy Warren gives his Sunday verdict at the end of a week where Ipswich Town exited the Carabao Cup to Exeter and drew 1-1 with Aston Villa.

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce believes his side played better against a full strength Ipswich side than they did after the Blues were reduced to 10 men.

I drove 400 miles from Cornwall for Saturday’s game - and I was delighted I made the effort. The performance, and the atmosphere, perfectly summed up the excitement of the new era at Portman Road, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.

Watch match highlights of Ipswich Town’s 1-1 draw with Aston Villa at Portman Road on Saturday.

Andy Warren gives his thoughts on the Blues 1-1 draw with Aston Villa.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst saluted his ‘warrior’ players and the Portman Road crowd following his side’s 1-1 draw with Aston Villa.

Paul Hurst believes referee Tim Robinson was wrong to send Tayo Edun off on an afternoon where the Blues boss was less than impressed with the standard of officiating.

Ipswich Town’s 10-men held on to secure an impressive point in their 1-1 draw with Aston Villa at Portman Road this afternoon.

Ipswich Town host Aston Villa this afternoon in the second home game of the new Championship season.

Ipswich Town’s Under 18s were beaten 3-1 by Leeds United this morning at Playford Road.

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