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Five things to look out for the in the midweek EFL games

All of our local teams are in midweek action Credit: PA
  • Can Norwich regain that winning feeling?
Norwich City will hope the feeling of winning returns soon Credit: PA

It seems an age since Norwich City were in the top six and on a lengthy unbeaten run.

After Saturday's 1-1 draw with Barnsley it's now five games without a win and leaves Daniel Farke's side down in 12th place.

The big worry for the City faithful is the lack of goals they're seeing and even with the return of star striker Nelson Oliveira the goals aren't coming at the required rate.

They travel Nottingham Forest who sit one place and one point above them who come off the back of a disappointing defeat to the struggling Birmingham City.

Once again Farke will be forced to make changes after Tom Trybull was ruled out for 10 days after picking up a back strain against Barnsley and the head coach will surely be hoping his luck changes soon after the whole host of injury problems he's faced already this season.

If form doesn't start to turn in the immediate future then everyone will start to feel a little nervy around Carrow Road.

Nottingham Forest v Norwich City, Championship, Tuesday 21 November, 7.45pm

  • Will Ipswich start to find some consistency?
Waghorn's goals could be a pivotal factor in Ipswich finding consistency Credit: PA

It's fair to say that Ipswich Town's form this season has been far from steady but they do find themselves just one point off the top six and with a game in hand on most teams above them.

Mick McCarthy's contract runs out at the end of this season but it does seem he's constructed a side than can deal with the physical and demanding nature of the Championship.

However the lack of consistency will be a huge frustration for both McCarthy and the fans, they'll be hoping they can build on their late equaliser against Hull at the weekend.

Their opponents Sheffield Wednesday share the same problems and after a goalless draw against Bristol City they'll be wanting to pick up all the points this time out.

Town will be keen to build on a promising season so far, but consistency is needed and quickly to move in the right direction.

Sheffield Wednesday v Ipswich Town, Championship, Wednesday 22 November, 7.45pm

  • Can Southend improve their away form?
Southend striker Nile Ranger will be hoping to put his penalty miss on Saturday behind him Credit: PA

Only one team in League One has lost more away games this season than Southend United and that's a stat they'll want to change quickly.

Their previous game against Portsmouth didn't help things, a Nile Ranger missed penalty and a Brett Pitman header were the concoction for another defeat on the road.

Tonight they take on MK Dons who have picked up exactly the same amount of points as them this campaign. The Dons will be buoyed by a 91st minute equaliser away at Charlton on Saturday.

If you look at the league table then this clash is impossible to predict but the Shrimpers fans may be dreading another away trip with their recent form in mind.

MK Dons v Southend United, League One, Tuesday 21 November, 7.45pm

  • Will Luton Town's impressive goalscoring record continue?
Luton manager Nathan Jones will be hoping to continue where they left off Credit: PA

Luton Town are the top scorers in top four divisions of English football and it's easy to see why when you consider the fact they've scored seven or more goals in three different games this season.

A crushing 7-0 victory over Cambridge United at the weekend will be leaving anyone in the Hatters' path fearing the worst. Despite being top scorers by some distance they're not top of League One so that will be the next aim for manager Nathan Jones. Spirits are high at Kenilworth Road and they'll be hoping that feeling continues.

Luton Town v Carlisle, League Two, Tuesday 21 November, 7.45pm

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  • How will Cambridge United fare after a 'disgusting' performance
Uche Ikpeazu is set to return ahead of the game against Cheltenham Credit: PA

'Disgusting' was how Cambridge United boss Shaun Derry described his sides capitulation against Luton Town.

Before the 7-0 drubbing the U's defensive record was respectable and they'll be looking to solidify things when they take on Cheltenham.

It's a good chance for Derry's side to bounce back too with Cheltenham having only won once in their previous five outings.

Cheltenham v Cambridge United, League Two, Tuesday 21 November, 7.45pm