How Norwich City’s relegation rivals shape up

Gary ONeil of Norwich, Youssouf Mulumbu of Norwich and Eden Hazard of Chelsea in action during the B

Gary ONeil of Norwich, Youssouf Mulumbu of Norwich and Eden Hazard of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Hopes of Norwich City avoiding relegation were high ahead of the start of this season – but the Premier League is proving an unforgiving beast.

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Just one win in their last 11 matches saw City slip into the bottom three at the weekend, despite an encouraging second half to draw 1-1 with Everton.

Now the Canaries look to be in a seven-way battle to avoid the drop, with Saturday's trip to Manchester United to be followed by a clash with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Boxing Day.

Alex Neil's side have taken just seven points from a possible 33.

Today we assess the teams rivalling Alex Neil's team at the wrong end of the table and see how they compare with City so far this season.


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•For more on the Canaries' battle for survival, see today's EDP and Evening News

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