- Aston Villa are unbeaten in eight home league games against the Canaries, having won five of the last six clashes between the two sides at Villa Park.
- Norwich's last league win at Villa was back in November 1992 in the inaugural Premier League season, when David Phillips, Darren Beckford and Daryl Sutch scored in a 3-2 win.
- Going back to the end of last season, Villa have won just once in their last nine league games, the derby win over Birmingham City in April.
- If Villa fail to beat Norwich, it will be their worst start to a league campaign since 1997-98, when Brian Little's side lost their first four games, but recovered to finish seventh in the Premier League under John Gregory.
- The Canaries have won just two and lost 10 of their last 18 away league games.
- All four of Norwich's goals thay have scored in the Championship this season have come in the second half.