MATCHDAY LIVE: Birmingham 0-2 Norwich City – Canaries pick up some festive cheer

Josh Murphy of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides second goal with Timm Klose during the Sky Bet

Josh Murphy of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides second goal with Timm Klose during the Sky Bet Championship match at St Andrews, Birmingham. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full live coverage of Norwich City's EFL Championship Boxing Day clash with bottom side Birmingham City at St Andrew's in our Matchday Live blog.

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Our City correspondents Paddy Davitt, Michael Bailey and David Freezer are following the Canaries from the matchday build-up to full-time fallout.

They bring you all the action and talking points before, during and after today's Championship encounter with the struggling Blues (3pm).

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City headed into the game off the back of a horrible defeat at home to Brentford, where Lasse Vibe's first-half brace did the damage and rendered Nelson Oliveira's late goal a mere consolation.

Meanwhile Birmingham remained routed to the foot of the table as they drew 1-1 at Sunderland, finishing with 10 men following Sam Gallagher's second booking.

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City's festive four continue on Saturday with another relegation-threatened side in Burton Albion as Norwich head for the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday (3pm), before welcoming in 2018 with a visit to Carrow Road from Millwall on New Year's Day (3pm). The Lions are yet to win an away league fixture this season.

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