John Barnes predicts Norwich v Sunderland result and goalscorers

Norwich City and Sunderland will face each other in the Premier League this weekend.

Former Liverpool and Newcastle United winger John Barnes has predicted on that Norwich City and Sunderland will play out a 1-1 draw this weekend.

Norwich will take on Sunderland at Carrow Road in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

“This is a game neither can afford to lose and really is the cliched ‘six pointer’,” Barnes wrote on “As such I think it’ll end up as a draw, with both teams afraid of the consequences of not getting something. Goalscorers - Jermain Defoe and Dieumerci Mbokani.”

Norwich are 17th in the Premier League table at the moment with 31 points from 33 matches.

The Canaries are four points above the relegation zone, and a win against Sunderland should be enough to keep them in the top flight of English football for one more season at least.

Alex Neil’s side will head into the game against the Black Cats on the back of a 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace away from home at Selhurst Park in the Premier League.

Meanwhile, Sunderland currently find themselves third from bottom in the league table and are in serious danger of going down to the Championship at the end of the season.

Sam Allardyce’s side cannot afford to lose to Norwich, but there is a good chance that they will fail to pick up anything from the game at Carrow Road.

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