Who was your Norwich City Man of the Match v QPR?

Robert Snodgrass is a throwback to the wide players of yesteryear.

The Scot, interviewed in the QPR matchday programme, revealed he had idolised Rangers' tricky winger Davie Cooper as a boy. What the Norwich City midfielder lacks in sheer blistering pace he compensates for with an abundance of similarly clever movement and silky touch well suited to the big stage.

City's first goal of the Premier League season owed much to both qualities as he drifted inside in search of time and space before exchanging two wall passes with Simeon Jackson and Grant Holt prior to calmly rolling in Anthony Pilkington to apply the decisive assist.

Jackson was barely a yard from a decisive second after the interval when Snodgrass burst clear but whipped a cross just in front of the Canadian. Then there was the succession of accurate set piece deliveries. Russell Martin was left with his head in hands midway through the opening period. Sebastien Bassong will feel he should have marked his debut with a headed goal just after the hour mark from another exquisite centre.

Snodgrass also carries a latent goalscoring potential that should pay dividends over the course of the new campaign. Robert Green was forced to tip over a long range strike destined for the top corner and then left helpless by a powerful header that brushed the top of his bar late on.

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