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25 of the best images from City’s slick win at Luton

Ben Marshall was brought down by Luton left-back Jack Senior to win City's penalty in the first half Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Ben Marshall was brought down by Luton left-back Jack Senior to win City's penalty in the first half Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Paul Chesterton

An injury worry for striker Jordan Rhodes detracted from a comfortable victory against League One side Luton Town as Norwich City played their penultimate pre-season friendly.

Jordan Rhodes hobbled off after 20 minutes of City's 3-1 win at Luton last night, with what looked to be an ankle problem Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesJordan Rhodes hobbled off after 20 minutes of City's 3-1 win at Luton last night, with what looked to be an ankle problem Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

First half goals from Grant Hanley, Rhodes and Teemu Pukki fired the Canaries into a deserved 3-0 lead at the break at Kenilworth Road.

However the sight of Rhodes hobbling off in the 20th minute was the talking point. The loanee charged into a block in midfield, with his team already cruising at 2-0, and came off the worse for it after the ball blasted against his ankle and left him with a sore jaw as well.

The 28-year-old had scored his second goal of pre-season, from the spot after a fine run from the impressive Ben Marshall was brought to an end by a foul, but hobbled off after treatment. The hosts pulled one back before Pukki also hobbled off after a late tackle in the 70th minute – to the annoyance of head coach Daniel Farke – but looked to be okay.

REPORT: Rhodes injury scare mars polished Canaries’ display

Rhodes had rolled home a penalty to put the Canaries 2-0 ahead at Kenilworth Road before going off injured Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesRhodes had rolled home a penalty to put the Canaries 2-0 ahead at Kenilworth Road before going off injured Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

• Take a look at some of the best photos of the night below

City's players congratulate Jordan Rhodes on his goal Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesCity's players congratulate Jordan Rhodes on his goal Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Teemu Pukki celebrates putting the Canaries 3-0 up against the Hatters Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesTeemu Pukki celebrates putting the Canaries 3-0 up against the Hatters Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Teemu Pukki finished off a flowing team move to put City 3-0 up just before the break Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesTeemu Pukki finished off a flowing team move to put City 3-0 up just before the break Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Teemu Pukki notched his third goal of pre-season before being caught late and going off in the 70th minute Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesTeemu Pukki notched his third goal of pre-season before being caught late and going off in the 70th minute Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Grant Hanley, right, scored from close range to put the Canaries ahead early on at Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesGrant Hanley, right, scored from close range to put the Canaries ahead early on at Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Jordan Rhodes put the Canaries 2-0 up from the penalty spot at Luton
 Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesJordan Rhodes put the Canaries 2-0 up from the penalty spot at Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Ben Marshall, left, teed up Teemu Pukki, right, to put City 3-0 up before the break at Kenilworth Road Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesBen Marshall, left, teed up Teemu Pukki, right, to put City 3-0 up before the break at Kenilworth Road Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Ben Marshall impressed for the Canaries at right-back Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesBen Marshall impressed for the Canaries at right-back Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Over 400 City fans saw new signing Tim Krul get straight into action Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesOver 400 City fans saw new signing Tim Krul get straight into action Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Kenny McLean of Norwich and Arthur Read of Luton Town in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesKenny McLean of Norwich and Arthur Read of Luton Town in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Jordan Rhodes was forced off after 20 minutes of City's 3-1 win at Luton 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesJordan Rhodes was forced off after 20 minutes of City's 3-1 win at Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

New Norwich City captain Grant Hanley wins a header in the friendly win at Luton Town, watched by new Canaries goalkeeper Tim Krul. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesNew Norwich City captain Grant Hanley wins a header in the friendly win at Luton Town, watched by new Canaries goalkeeper Tim Krul. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Norwich Head Coach Daniel Farke during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton
 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesNorwich Head Coach Daniel Farke during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The Norwich players warm up before the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton
 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThe Norwich players warm up before the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Christoph Zimmermann of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton
 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesChristoph Zimmermann of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The traveling Norwich fans before the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton
 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThe traveling Norwich fans before the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Marco Stiepermann of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesMarco Stiepermann of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Christoph Zimmermann of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesChristoph Zimmermann of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Marco Stiepermann of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesMarco Stiepermann of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Emi Buendia of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton
 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesEmi Buendia of Norwich in action during the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Tim Krul of Norwich warms up before the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesTim Krul of Norwich warms up before the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Tim Krul of Norwich applauds the traveling support before the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesTim Krul of Norwich applauds the traveling support before the Pre-season Friendly match at Kenilworth Road, Luton Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images


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