It doesn’t sound many – but anyone can become a promotion hero in just eight games. Michael Bailey looks at what the Championship run-in has in store for Norwich City and their 10 fellow promotion condenters.
Norwich City boss Daniel Farke has stuck with the same starting XI which beat Bristol City last weekend but Millwall have made four changes to their line-up, including a start for former Canaries striker Steve Morison.
Remarkable form in front of goal has lifted Norwich City to the top of English football’s goal-scoring charts, with just three Premier League giants ahead of Daniel Farke’s exciting team so far this season.
For the umpteenth time this season the lads once again showed the character, determination and that never-say-die attitude to come back, not just once, but twice to win the game Saturday against a very good well organised Bristol City side.
Callum O’Dowda’s special goal was in the Lionel Messi class for Bristol City chief Lee Johnson - but the Robins’ chief admitted it was Norwich City’s quality which made the difference in a 3-2 Championship defeat.
Mario Vrancic returns on the bench for Norwich City’s Championship promotion clash against Bristol City but Daniel Farke names an unchanged starting line up from the team that hammered Bolton Wanderers 4-0.
After the Norwich City penalty woes continued at Preston, David Freezer takes a closer look at the spot-kick issues which are becoming a costly problem amid the pressure of a Championship promotion push.
Norwich City face two of their biggest promotion rivals – Sheffield United and Leeds – in their next two games. Chris Lakey takes a look at the leading contenders in the hunt for the big prize... a place in the Premier League
However unexpected it may be, Norwich City are in prime promotion position as the halfway point of the season approaches today – but a statement result at Blackburn would really get yellow hearts racing.
The sight of Teemu Pukki bearing down on goal is one few Championship goalkeepers will relish at the moment and Norwich City’s striker is looking forward to pitting his wits against Bristol City’s number one this weekend.
Norwich City just cannot be stopped – with another wonderful Carrow Road moment sparked by an injury-time winner from star striker Teemu Pukki cruelly denying Bolton’s valiant fightback, and keeping the Canaries top of the league.