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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.

David McGoldrick is likely to miss the rest of the season after suffering a groin injury in training, raising the question of whether he has played his final game for Ipswich Town.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy felt his side were on the end of two harsh refereeing decisions in tonight’s 1-0 home defeat to Cardiff City.

There was a sense a toxic atmosphere awaited manager Mick McCarthy as the Blues faced Cardiff following the weekend’s events at Norwich.

Ipswich Town put in a much-improved display but were ultimately beaten 1-0 at home by Cardiff. Sports writer Andy Warren hands out his player grades.

Kenneth Zohore’s scrappy goal proved the difference in a much-improved performance from the Blues but Cardiff leave Portman Road with all three points,.

Kenneth Zohore’s scrappy goal proved the difference as Cardiff left Portman Road with three points, on a night where Ipswich Town put in a much-improved display in front of their home crowd.

Ipswich Town will be looking to put their East Anglian Derby heartbreak behind them when Cardiff City visit Portman Road.

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 manager Mick McCarthy says he’s ready to start experimenting with his side now that a Championship play-off place looks out of reach.

Bartosz Bialkowski and Ipswich Town still have ‘a couple of things to sort’ before the Polish goalkeeper signs his new contract with the club.

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