The hosts go into this fixture hoping to reverse a run of four consecutive defeats as they welcome a Swansea side who have also looked out of sorts in recent weeks.
Norwich have gone six games without a victory overall, having failed to pick up three points since the visit of Bournemouth in mid-September.
Scoring goals has not been a problem for the Canaries though – they have scored as many as Manchester United – but they have been failing to keep them out at the other end; they are the only team yet to keep a clean sheet in the Premier League this season.
They came close to a point at Manchester City last time out, but some late indiscipline saw them on the end of another defeat, which left them just two points above the bottom three.
Swansea could be ideal opposition if recent history is anything to go by; the East Anglian side have lost just one of their last 15 games against the Welsh club.
The Swans have faded after a bright start and collected just one win in their past seven games. Last weekend saw the Welsh outfit put to the sword by Arsenal at the Liberty Stadium.
Bafetimbi Gomis’ form has matched that of his team; the Frenchman scored in each of his first four matches this season but – to the disappointment of fantasy football managers who were taken in by his bright start – has failed to find the net since.
Garry Monk’s side have never won at Norwich in the Premier League, and will need that record to be broken this weekend if they are to avoid being dragged into a fight at the wrong end of the table.
Russell Martin’s late sending off at the Etihad last weekend means the Norwich captain will miss this weekend’s clash, whilst Matt Jarvis will miss the next few weeks with an injury.
Swansea have no new injury worries, but Wayne Routledge and Leon Britton are amongst those hoping to earn starts if Monk chooses to shuffle his pack in response to recent poor results.
League Position: Norwich – 16th (9 pts); Swansea – 13th (13 pts)
Last Meeting: Swansea 3-0 Norwich (March 29th, 2014)
Key Men: Norwich – Dieumerci Mbokani; Swansea – Jefferson Montero
Form: Norwich – DDLLLL; Swansea – DLDLWL
Shoot Says: Norwich 1-1 Swansea