“A controversial penalty from Robbie Brady helped Norwich beat Wolves” - What the opposition’s media thought of Norwich City’s win against Wolverhampton Wanderers

Robbie Brady of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides 2nd goal from the penalty spot during the Sky B

Robbie Brady of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides 2nd goal from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 21/01/2017 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Here's how Express & Star reported on Norwich City's 3-1 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Carrow Road.

• Match Report

'Carl Ikeme saw red as a controversial penalty from Robbie Brady helped Norwich beat Wolves 3-1 at Carrow Road.'

'The Canaries were deservedly in front at the break through Steven Naismith's volley.'

'But Wolves, for whom debutant Andreas Weimann was a half time substitute, struck back in the 57th minute when Helder Costa scored from the penalty spot, his ninth goal of the season.'


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'Ikeme was judged to have brought down Wes Hoolahan in the box in the 75th minute and after a melee in the box was sent off.'

'Matt Doherty went in goal with Wolves having used all their subs but couldn't stop the penalty - or a late Norwich third from Jonny Howson which rubbed salt into Wolves' wounds.'

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• Post-match interview with Wolves manager Paul Lambert

'The first 20 minutes we were slow and didn't do what we normally do.'

'After the break we got better, got the penalty and looked more like ourselves.'

'At 1-1 that game could have gone anywhere. We've been unfortunate we've lost our goalkeeper and the penalty.'

'We're a young team aspiring to get out the league. We got beat, but we'll go again.'

'There are some good points today, some bad points.'

'You're beaten and disappointed but I can't fault the effort.'

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