32 of the best images from Norwich City’s 3-0 win over Derby County

Norwich City players celebrate Nelson Oliveira's hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Norwich City players celebrate Nelson Oliveira's hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The Canaries picked up points in successive games for the first time since mid-October, following up their goalless draw at Brentford by hitting 10-man Derby for three.

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his second goal against Derby. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his second goal against Derby. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The Canaries inflicted the Rams' first league defeat in their last 10 games, with the visitors' misery compounded by a red card for ex-Norwich midfielder Jacob Butterfield.

Bradley Johnson can't cope with the footballing genius of Wes Hoolahan. Picture by Paul Chesterton/F

Bradley Johnson can't cope with the footballing genius of Wes Hoolahan. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira smashed home a long range opener prior to the interval before a two-goal burst in two second-half minutes clinched victory.

John Ruddy denies Thomas Ince. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

John Ruddy denies Thomas Ince. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

City's first win of 2017 moved them up to ninth, five points outside the play-offs.

Ivo Pinto helps Nelson Oliveira celebrate completing his hat-trick against Derby at Carrow Road. Pic

Ivo Pinto helps Nelson Oliveira celebrate completing his hat-trick against Derby at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

After the game Oliveria, who made it seven goals in seven games, said: 'For a striker, when you score – especially a hat-trick – you feel confident and if the team wins it's even better.

Nelson Oliveira had a day to remember for Norwich City against Derby County.
Picture by Paul Cheste

Nelson Oliveira had a day to remember for Norwich City against Derby County. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

'I feel confident because I scored and the team performed well, and hopefully we are able to stay like this. Like I said before, I feel at home here.

Nelson Oliveira celebrates putting Norwich City 2-0 up against Derby. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus

Nelson Oliveira celebrates putting Norwich City 2-0 up against Derby. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

'The supporters are amazing with me and I only need to work hard to try to make them happy and show my ability. I think I have a lot more still to come and I need to keep working and score goals.

Nelson Oliveira runs all the way to the bench to celebrate scoring his side's second goal with Sebas

Nelson Oliveira runs all the way to the bench to celebrate scoring his side's second goal with Sebastien Bassong. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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'A perfect hat-trick? It was good, yes. It's my second hat-trick. The first was a long time ago and hopefully I can score some more.

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his hat-trick with Martin Olsson and Jonny Howson. Picture: Paul Chestert

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his hat-trick with Martin Olsson and Jonny Howson. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

'It's good to start the year with a hat-trick, it's good to start with a good performance from all the players and all of us are really happy – but we need to keep working and still win the next games.'

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

After consulting with his assistant, Jacob Butterfield is sent off by referee Darren Bond for a foul

After consulting with his assistant, Jacob Butterfield is sent off by referee Darren Bond for a foul on Wes Hoolahan. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira rifled Norwich City in front against Derby.
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira rifled Norwich City in front against Derby. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Derby County manager Steve McClaren during the game. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Derby County manager Steve McClaren during the game. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his second goal. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his second goal. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira slams home his third goal of the game. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira slams home his third goal of the game. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City chief executive Jez Moxey before the game. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Norwich City chief executive Jez Moxey before the game. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira scores his second goal against Derby County. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira scores his second goal against Derby County. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Jacob Murphy celebrates as the ball nestles in the corner of the net after Nelson Oliveira gave Norw

Jacob Murphy celebrates as the ball nestles in the corner of the net after Nelson Oliveira gave Norwich City the lead. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his second with his teammates. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira celebrates his second with his teammates. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City manager Alex Neil gives instructions to Nelson Oliveira. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus

Norwich City manager Alex Neil gives instructions to Nelson Oliveira. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

John Ruddy saves a shot on goal by Thomas Ince. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

John Ruddy saves a shot on goal by Thomas Ince. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City hitman Nelson Oliveira celebrates his Derby opener with Ivo Pinto. Picture: Paul Cheste

Norwich City hitman Nelson Oliveira celebrates his Derby opener with Ivo Pinto. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira was the first Norwich City player to score a hat-trick at Carrow Road since Gary Hoo

Nelson Oliveira was the first Norwich City player to score a hat-trick at Carrow Road since Gary Hooper in 2015. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Ivo Pinto helps Nelson Oliveira celebrate his hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Ivo Pinto helps Nelson Oliveira celebrate his hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The Norwich City team congratulate Nelson Oliveira on his hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus

The Norwich City team congratulate Nelson Oliveira on his hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira is set for an FA Cup rest. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira is set for an FA Cup rest. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The home crowd wave goodbye to former Norwich City player Jacob Butterfield after he is sent off. Pi

The home crowd wave goodbye to former Norwich City player Jacob Butterfield after he is sent off. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira runs all the way to the bench to celebrate scoring his side's second goal with Sebas

Nelson Oliveira runs all the way to the bench to celebrate scoring his side's second goal with Sebastien Bassong. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira runs all the way to the bench to celebrate scoring his side's second goal with Sebas

Nelson Oliveira runs all the way to the bench to celebrate scoring his side's second goal with Sebastien Bassong. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira completes his hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Nelson Oliveira completes his hat-trick. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Nelson Oliveira celebrates scoring his opener with his teammates. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Ima

Nelson Oliveira celebrates scoring his opener with his teammates. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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