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Norwich City V Birmingham City

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English Football League - Championship

Norwich City

  • Pukki (13)
  • Vrancic (22)
  • Trybull (25)
3 - 1

Birmingham City

  • Adams (14)
Carrow Road

Live Commentary

FT - Norwich 3 (Pukki 13, Vrancic 22, Trybull 25) Blues 1 (Adams 14)

Blues are beaten in East Anglia tonight.

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90 - There will be three minutes of added on time.

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88 - Tonight's official attendance is 25,932.

👏 Thank you for your support, Bluenoses!

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80 - 1️⃣0️⃣ minutes remain, Blues are pressing for a way back into the game, Mahoney causing problems down the right, Vassell partnering Adams up top. Norwich defence standing firm here though.

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74 - Third and final change for Blues.

➡️ Mahoney
⬅️ Jota

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64 - Strong save from Camp as he tips away Cantwell's effort, the resulting corner comes to nothing and Blues regain possession.

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62 - Second sub for Blues.

➡️ Vassell
⬅️ Jutkiewicz

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59 - First change for Blues.

➡️ Craig Gardner
⬅️ Kieftenbeld

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53 - Both sides have come fast out of the traps after the interval.

Jota going close for Blues and down the other end Hernandez had a chance for the hosts.

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45 - We are back underway here.

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HT - Norwich 3 (Pukki 13, Vrancic 22, Trybull 25) Blues 1 (Adams 14)

The hosts have the lead as we enter the break here at Carrow Road.

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43 - Close! Jota makes a chance of his own as he picks up the ball about twenty yards out and to the centre of the goal, he forces a strong save out of Krul who tips it around the post. The resulting set-piece comes to nothing.

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📸 Kieftenbeld locks horns with Stiepermann as Blues search for a way back into the game.

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GOAL - Norwich 3 (Trybull 25) Blues 1

Trybull heads home from a corner to give the hosts a two-goal cushion.

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GOAL - Norwich 2 (Vrancic 22) Blues 1

Norwich go back ahead courtesy of a long-range strike from midfielder Vrancic.

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14 - Adams gets us straight back in the game with a well-taken finish, Jota gets the ball just outside the hosts' area and plays a delightful pass into Adams who lets it roll onto his right foot before firing in at the near post!

He just can't stop scoring! 🔥

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GOOAAALLL - Norwich 1 Blues 1 (Adams 14)

Less than sixty seconds later and we are back level! 🙌

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GOAL - Norwich 1 (Pukki 13) Blues 0

The hosts go ahead as Pukki slots in from close-range from a Lewis cross.

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10 - The hosts work their first opening as Pukki is free inside the area, he drops his shoulder before firing a low effort towards goal which goes narrowly wide of the near post. A quick start to the game from both sides here, a real tempo about Blues' play.

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7 - Pedersen wins the ball down the left and strides forward, he squares it across the box to Jota, who plays in Kieftenbeld, he crosses low looking for Jutkiewicz but it takes a deflection off a Norwich defender and veers towards goal, Krul saves it down low.

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We are underway here at Carrow Road...

COME ON BLUES! 👊🔵

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⚡️ Friday night under the lights!

Here we go...

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Finish, @CheAdams9! 🔥🙌

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📸🤩

What are your score predictions, Bluenoses⁉️🤷‍♂️

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NEXT 🆙 👉 kick-off!

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👌🏻 Hop and a skip!

@Smrush68Sean gets preparations underway...

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Time to get warm! 🔥

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TEAM: Here's how Blues line-up this evening.

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Team Line-ups

Norwich City

# Player
1 Tim Krul
6 Christoph Zimmermann
4 Ben Godfrey
12 Jamal Lewis
37 Maximillian Aarons
8 Mario Vrancic
19 Tom Trybull
18 Marco Stiepermann
17 Emiliano Buendía Todd Cantwell 39'
25 Onel Hernández Kenneth McLean 90'
22 Teemu Pukki Jordan Rhodes 85'

Substitutes

# Player
23 Kenneth McLean
31 Grant Hanley
33 Michael McGovern
36 Todd Cantwell
24 Felix Passlack
32 Dennis Srbeny
11 Jordan Rhodes

Birmingham City

# Player
1 Lee Camp
5 Maxime Colin
28 Michael Morrison
12 Harlee Dean
3 Kristian Pedersen
23 José Ignacio Peleteiro Ramallo Connor Mahoney 71'
19 Jacques Maghoma
6 Maikel Kieftenbeld Craig Gardner 56'
20 Gary Gardner
10 Lukas Jutkiewicz Isaac Vassell 61'
9 Che Adams

Substitutes

# Player
25 Josh Dacres-Cogley
22 Viv Solomon-Otabor
7 Connor Mahoney
11 Isaac Vassell
8 Craig Gardner
45 Wes Harding
27 Connal Trueman

Head to Head Stats

Possession (%)

66%
34%

Shots

10
8

Shots on target

4
4

Corners

5
6

Fouls

5
22

Saves

4
1