Two long away trips to the north-west which produced three points and put the Canaries back on top of the Championship, two points in front of Leeds... all in all not a bad four days' work away from Norfolk for the lads.
Paul Lambert has accepted a misconduct charge following his dismissal during the East Anglian derby at Norwich City last weekend but has sent a letter to the FA outlining the mitigating circumstances around his red card.
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.
Context is everything in football. Two years ago Norwich City had been top of the table and clearly among the promotion pace-setters under Alex Neil - but all was not well, a feeling of unease undermined a very positive start to the season.
As Norwich City's season continue to follow a rather recognisable pattern, David Freezer assesses the lessons learned from the Carabao Cup exploits of Daniel Farke's first campaign in charge of the Canaries.