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Michael Bailey rates the Norwich City players, boss, Preston and referee after latest home draw

James Maddison heads for Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke, after opening the scoring against Preston North End at Carrow Road on Saturday. 
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James Maddison heads for Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke, after opening the scoring against Preston North End at Carrow Road on Saturday. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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As Norwich City’s winless run in the EFL Championship continues, Michael Bailey dishes out his video verdict and ratings following the Canaries’ 1-1 draw with Alex Neil’s Preston North End at Carrow Road.

City were held by PNE despite James Maddison’s latest stunning free-kick giving the Canaries a half-time lead.

In the end a poacher’s finish from Tom Barkhuizen brought the visitors level in the second half, and ensured Neil’s side left his former club with the minimum they deserved.

City are now without a win in the Championship since claiming their latest East Anglian derby success towards the end of October.

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Daniel Farke’s side headed into the game on a run of five league games without a win, behind held to a 1-1 draw at home to Barnsley last weekend before suffering a 1-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest in midweek.

Neil’s PNE had endured a difficult winless run of their own stretching back to September, before earning a superb 2-1 victory at high-flying Bristol City in midweek.

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With a busy week concluded, City’s next fixture is a tricky one as December is ushered in with a trip to birthday boy Neil Warnock and his promotion contenders Cardiff on Friday night (7.45pm).

Each and every Norwich City first-team game, our reporters will be on the scene. If you see them – especially with their cameras – say hello.

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