Neil Adams will not panic over Norwich City’s worrying Championship home form

Norwich City's John Ruddy was beaten by Charlton's captain Johnnie Jackson's deflected 86th minute w

Norwich City's John Ruddy was beaten by Charlton's captain Johnnie Jackson's deflected 86th minute winner in the midweek 1-0 Championship home defeat. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Neil Adams is convinced Norwich City possess the cure to solve their Carrow Road troubles after picking up two points from their last three Championship home games.

Charlton inflicted a painful 1-0 midweek defeat in a contest the Canaries bossed for the duration but Adams knows after previous draws against Birmingham City and Bournemouth that City's stuttering home form must change.

Norwich stayed top on goal difference despite the Addicks' 86th-minute deflected winner and the City chief aims to stay there by beating Rotherham, who are next in line at Carrow Road this weekend.

'We've lost one and drawn the previous two so that has to be rectified on Saturday,' he said. 'We need to win the game but I would certainly take the same manner of performance (as Charlton) because I know if we do then we will score goals.

'I'm not concerned, albeit the result is disappointing. You look at the other two results and, yes, if you look at being 2-0 down to Birmingham that is not good enough. We have to do better. We have scored goals for fun but I am not putting too much on what happened against Charlton.'

Adams admitted City's dressing room was a desolate place after losing their first Championship home game of the campaign.

'There was a lot of disappointment because we have got used to winning games and we've had a great start,' he said. 'To lose in the manner we did is hard to take. If you deserve to be beaten or feel you should have done more then you have to hold your hands up.

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'Had we won the game comfortably then everyone would have said we deserved to because we were the best team. We won't be ranting and raving at the players. If we had huffed and puffed then we would say we need to do better but anyone at that game would have seen how well we have played.

'We told them in the changing room if we were to analyse a game where the opposition come and put 10 men behind the ball and we've struggled to break them down then there would be a concern, but we haven't done that. We opened them up.'