Norwich City’s midfield duo – Mario Vrancic and Emi Buendia are the architect under Daniel Farke’s game plan to unlock rearguard blues defensive actions. A long-range strike from Vrancic restored the lead when Che Adams found a quick equaliser after taking the lead on 13th minutes in first half by Teemu Pukki. Buendia sent a pilot searching cross from corner set-piece and set up the third goal who finished by Tom Trybull. The win is enough to give the Canaries a chance now to narrow their gap between the top two within one point.
On Saturday, Leeds United were knocked down by Stoke City. The new Potters’ manager Nathan Jones got his flying start in his third match. Stoke City resurrected their form since suffering 6-game winless streak in all competitions after their last victory on 23 December 2018 in Millwall.
Blackburn Rovers are still the only one of two teams who won all three-league games in 2019.
Another in-form sides, Lee Johnson’s Bristol City who scored the maximum points, managed to defeat Nottingham Forest. It could deal with a blow to their new manager Martin O’Neil to start his era in City Ground.
The rest of unbeaten sides in 2019 consist –
Thomas Frank’s continues their unbeaten run in the league to six games. Striker Neal Maupay is on target. The Bees displayed a solid performance to win comprehensively over Rotherham United at New York stadium.
In play-off places, Sheffield United condemned to a 1-0 defeat in Liberty stadium. They lost their automatic promotion place to Norwich City. Chris Wilder blamed the finish touches and lack of final cuts. The young Swansea side climbed to 9th places.
At 40 points mark, Hull city who tied to Swansea and Blackburn are chasing their third straight win in the league, but a draw result in Villa Park shared a spoil. Jarrod Bowen and Evandro are on target while the Tigers move to the eighth place and only 6 points adrift to the Play-off places.
The Teeside outfit who narrowly suffer close lose in 2019 were Middlesbrough. Thanks to Jordan Hugill’s penalty on 90’. His six league goals rescue the Boro to earn a point in Millwall game while Jed Wallace took the early lead in first half.
For the rest of the Midland’s clubs, Harry Wilson helps his Derby County to triumph. He provided an assist and a goal to secure a 2-1 victory.
Elsewhere, Steven Fletcher grabbed the winning goal for the 16th placed Sheffield Wednesday while Preston North End beat QPR 4-1.
West Bromwich Albion are due to played in Bolton on Monday.