Last Updated: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 17:34
Hull City boss Steve Bruce believes Premier League survival could hinge on home form, starting with this weekend's tie against Norwich.
The Tigers boasted a good record at the KC stadium in last season's Championship campaign, losing just six times.
The former Sunderland boss is keen to get points on the board after the opening-day loss to Chelsea and is hopeful that his team can pick them up against the Canaries on Saturday.
The 52-year-old insists that it will not be an easy outing against a strong Chris Hughton outfit but he is adamant that they must make the KC Stadium a difficult place to visit.
Bruce said: "The Premier League were kind enough to give us two of our first three games away from home against two of the biggest teams in the division!
"It's important to look at this Saturday and say 'can we get up and running?' If we can take something from this game, then great.
"We've got a huge respect for Norwich and what they've done (in the last couple of years) and we know it won't be easy. But they won't find it easy coming here either with a big full house and an expectant crowd."
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