Another stroppy display from Oliveira during City’s victory in Bristol following reported bid from Derby

Nelson Oliveira battles with Korey Smith of Bristol City during the Sky Bet Championship match at As

Nelson Oliveira battles with Korey Smith of Bristol City during the Sky Bet Championship match at Ashton Gate, Bristol. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Our latest Norwich City player watch followed the fortunes of striker Nelson Oliveira during the Canaries' 1-0 win at Bristol City, following reports of an £8million bid from Derby for the Portugal international. Here's how his game unfolded...

3 – Easily beaten in the air by Aden Flint to an Angus Gunn goal-kick, starting off in a front two with Josh Murphy, with James Maddison just behind.

4 – Holds up well on halfway under pressure from Flint, sets Lewis away on the left but Murphy is crowded out.

5 – Holds the ball up on halfway with Joe Bryan at his back, tackled by the left-back, tries to win back possession but Liam Walsh gets away from him.

6 – Frank Fielding has to come out of his box as Mario Vrancic's long ball doesn't quite roll inside, Oliveira forces the keeper to shank a clearance out for a throw.

16 – Ivo Pinto takes a short throw but Oliveira can't control. Soon after wins ball back from Bryan but Pinto sees two crosses blocked.

20 – Drops back to help out Vrancic, steps in to dispossess Pack as he's about to run towards the box.

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27 – Controls Bailey Wright's clearance in his own half but is robbed by Jamie Paterson, who just wanted the ball more.

32 – Huge chance, Lewis wins the ball, Murphy turns on halfway and Vrancic sets Oliveira one-v-one against Aden Flint, he tries to cut onto his right in the box and is blocked before being crowded out.

45+1 – Bursts clean through but inexplicably pulls low shot wide of left post with just Frank Fielding to beat.

53 – Tries to reach Hanley's headed clearance but beaten in the air by Baker. Same again soon after from a Gunn goal-kick, as City persist with putting balls in the air towards him.

59 – Receives Maddison pass on the edge of the Bristol box, steps over then spreads left to allow Lewis to win a corner.

70 – Pinto attempts a one-two infield but Oliveira gets it all wrong and passes the ball out of play.

75 – Nice one-two with Murphy on the edge of the Bristol box but puts just too much on the pass and Fielding beats Murphy to the ball.

79 – Runs into the channel and shows frustration as Lewis doesn't play him into the left channel.

83 – Booked for a heavy challenge on Flint as frustration shows.

90 - Maddison plays Pinto down the right and then Oliveira gets in his way.

90+ 5 – Replaced by Sean Raggett

Verdict: Another stroppy performance from a player who hasn't looked happy for a while, some poor touches and not hitting the target with his chance in the first half was simply unacceptable. If he's not totally on board, City should cash in.

Rating: 6 out of 10

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