Championship: Burnley prevails over Norwich City 3-0

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NORWICH. Burnley was finally too strong for Norwich City.

NORWICH. Burnley was eventually too much to handle for Norwich City with the goal of Anass Zaroury (8′), Vitinho (54′) and Hjalmar Ekdal (60′).

The match was played at the Carrow Road stadium in Norwich on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Keith Stroud with the assistance of Ian Cooper and Samuel Lewis. The 4th official was Charles Breakspear. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.1 degrees Celsius or 50.09 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 79%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Norwich City was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Burnley that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Norwich City was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 0 were on target. Notwithstanding, Burnley succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Norwich City shot 10 times, 0 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Burnley shot 14 times, 7 on target, 6 off target.


Norwich City received 5 yellow cards (Dimitrios Giannoulis, A. Omobamidele, Kieran Dowell, M. Nuñez and A. Idah). On the opposite side, Burnley received 3 yellow cards (Josh Brownhill , C. Roberts and A. Barnes).

After playing this match, Norwich City will stay with 42 points like Millwall to stay in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Burnley will have 62 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    Anass Zaroury

  • 12'

    Dimitrios Giannoulis

  • 16'

    A. Omobamidele

  • 29'

    Josh Brownhill 

  • 40'

    A. Barnes

  • 42'

    Kieran Dowell

  • 45'

    C. Roberts

  • 54'


    Nathan Tella

  • 54'


    Jóhann Berg Gudmundsson

  • 60'

    Hjalmar Ekdal

  • 61'

    A. Idah

    Josh Sargent

  • 61'

    M. Nuñez

    Onel Hernández

  • 72'

    C. Tzolis

    Kieran Dowell

  • 73'

    Lyle Foster

    Jóhann Berg Gudmundsson

  • 79'

    Charlie Taylor

    Hjalmar Ekdal

  • 83'

    M. Nuñez

  • 86'

    A. Idah

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Norwich City will play away with Bristol City on the 11th of February with a 8-4 head to head statistic in favor of Norwich City (3 draws).

Burnley will host Preston North End on the 11th of February with a 6-5 head to head stats in favor of Preston North End (2 draws).

Norwich City: Formation and Lineups

Norwich City started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

The manager David Wagner chose to play with the following team: Tim Krul (5.2), Max Aarons (5.8), Andrew Omobamidele (6.4), Grant Hanley (7.1), Dimitrios Giannoulis (6.5), Kieran Dowell (5.6), Kenny McLean (6.4), Onel Hernández (6.1), Gabriel Sara (7.3), Josh Sargent (6.5) and Teemu Pukki (7.0).


Norwich City made 3 changes: Josh Sargent for A. Idah (61′), Onel Hernández for M. Nuñez (61′) and Kieran Dowell for C. Tzolis (72′).

Top player: Gabriel Sara

Probably the most impressive player in Norwich City was Gabriel Sara.

His rating is (7.3) with 53 passes (71% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 6 crosses.

Burnley: Formation and Lineups

Burnley started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Vincent Kompany played with: Bailey Peacock-Farrell (7.0), Connor Roberts (7.2), Hjalmar Ekdal (8.0), Jordan Beyer (6.8), Ian Maatsen (8.0), Josh Cullen (7.0), Josh Brownhill (6.8), Jóhann Guðmundsson (7.2), Ashley Barnes (7.0), Anass Zaroury (7.8) and Nathan Tella (6.4).


Burnley made 3 changes: Nathan Tella for Vitinho (54′), Jóhann Berg Gudmundsson for Lyle Foster (73′) and Hjalmar Ekdal for Charlie Taylor (79′).

Top player: Ian Maatsen

The player who no doubt impressed Burnley the most was Ian Maatsen even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 35 passes (82% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship


Vicky Singh

Vicky Singh is based in Mumbai with over two decades as a sports journalist. He writes mainly on football predictions and head to head.