Paddy Davitt: Norwich City player ratings after a 3-1 Championship win against Burton Albion

Ivo Pinto scored a landmark goal for Norwich City in a 3-1 Championship win over Burton Albion. Pict

Ivo Pinto scored a landmark goal for Norwich City in a 3-1 Championship win over Burton Albion. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' latest win at Carrow Road

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City fans have been voting since the final whistle and this is Paddy's verdict on Alex Neil's troops.

• Michael McGovern

One rush of blood to race out of his area in the second half but again largely a watching brief. 6.5


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• Ivo Pinto

Joyous celebrations for a landmark career goal underlined how popular and how important the defender is with his attacking instincts. 8.0

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• Russell Martin

Bizarre verbal spat with one of the Burton assistants in the seccond half. May feel could have done better for Albion's equaliser. 7.0

• Timm Klose

Another sore head beckons no doubt after numerous aerial clearances. Very good in the second period defending set pieces when Burton fancied it. 7.0

• Martin Olsson

Showed plenty of composure to rifle Norwich in front. Should have had a second after the break when he missed from six yards out. 7.5

• Graham Dorrans

On the ball in and around the opposition box there are few better at this level. Demonstrated by the threaded pass for Martin Olsson's goal. 7.5

• Jonny Howson

Calming influence in those congested central areas. But beaten in the air at the far post for Albion's equaliser. 7.0

• Jacob Murphy

Continues to leave his mark at this level with another goal. Timely coming so soon after Burton's leveller, albeit it brushed John Mousinho on its way. 7.5

• Wes Hoolahan

Once Norwich got themselves in front the Irishman's influence grew. Some clever play in confined spaces. 7.5

• Robbie Brady

Penalty saved in the second period. His manager opted to praise the Burton keeper in that duel but indicative of a talent still trying to get back to his best level this season. 6.5

• Cameron Jerome

Prodigious work rate. But should have notched at least once. Particularly second half chance struck at the diving Jon McLaughlin. 7.0

City substitutes

• Louis Thompson n/a

(for Wes Hoolahan, 83)

• Josh Murphy n/a

(for Jacob Murphy, 84)

• Nelson Oliveira n/a

(for Cameron Jerome, 84)

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