Odds on Norwich v Man Utd in the FA quarter-final are out. Domestically, both teams are having an underachieving season. Norwich are on the verge of getting demoted from the Premier League, while United are in 5th place. Therefore, a domestic trophy on the resume of each team will be a highlight achievement in this season.
Past Faceoffs in the FA Cup
Before discussing the odds on Norwich v Man Utd for their upcoming match in the FA Cup quarter-final, let us dive into the history between the two teams in this competition. The first match between the two in the FA Cup dates to 1906. Norwich and United faced each other in the second round of the tournament, and United progressed with a 3-0 win. Fast forward to 1934 where United yet again demolished The Canaries with a 5-0 win. The Canaries then avenged those losses with two wins in 1958 and 1967. They beat Man Utd on those occasions 3-0 and 2-1. This rivalry in the FA Cup continued between the two teams in their other matches. They met an additional four times in this competition with each team winning two of the four matches. So, how is each team performing this season? And which team has better winning odds?
Odds on Norwich v Man Utd in the 2019/2020 FA Cup
Norwich v Man Utd match in the quarter-final of the 2020 FA Cup will kick off on June 27 at the Carrow Road stadium. The Canaries reached the quarter-final after beating Tottenham Hotspur in an away game on penalties. It is a surprise that they have made it this far in the cup. Norwich are the top candidate in the Premier League relegation odds as they sit on the bottom of the standings. The team is having a very poor season after getting promoted to this year. Will they produce another surprise by knocking out Manchester United just like they did with Tottenham? Online sportsbook sites in the UK have placed Norwich as underdogs in their upcoming match against the Red Devils. Odds on Norwich v Man Utd for The Canaries to win and progress are 5.00 on KTO.
On the other hand, this the sixth consecutive year that United have reached the quarter-finals after beating Derby Country 3-0 at Pride Park. In this season, the Manchester United have faced Norwich twice. The Red Devils triumphed on both occasions with scores 3-1 and 4-0, so they will be looking to complete a “hattrick” of wins against them. Also, since 1990, Man Utd have won eight of their ten matches against Norwich. Therefore, coming into this match, they have the upper hand in recent history. Odds on Norwich v Man Utd for Solskjær’s men to win and qualify are 1.70 on KTO.