Premier League: Norwich City prevails over Brentford 2-1

LONDON. Norwich City prevailed over Brentford to win 2-1.

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LONDON. Norwich City beat Brentford to win 2-1. It was Norwich City to strike first with an early goal of M. Normann at the 7′. Then T. Pukki scored again for Norwich City in the 29′ minute with a penalty. Eventually, R. Henry reduced the distance for Brentford with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Brentford was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (64%).​

The match was held at the Brentford Community Stadium Stadium in London on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Jarred Gillett who was helped by Ian Hussin and Wade Smith. The 4th official was Martin Atkinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.4 degrees Celsius or 54.3 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

Brentford was in firm control of the ball 64% while Norwich City was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Brentford was more aggressive with 75 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, Norwich City succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Brentford shot 21 times, 2 on target, 19 off target. On the other side, Norwich City shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Brentford received 2 yellow cards (I. Toney and C. Goode). On the other side, Norwich City received 3 yellow cards (M. Normann, A. Omobamidele and M. J. Aarons).

After this contest, Brentford will stay with 12 points like Crystal Palace to stay in the 13th place. On the other side, Norwich City will have 2 points to stay in the 20th place.

Match Events

  • 4'
    4'

    I. Toney

  • 7'
    7'

    M. Normann

  • 12'
    12'

    C. Goode

    M. Jorgensen

  • 28'
    28'

    C. Goode

  • 29'
    29'

    T. Pukki (Penalty)

  • 33'
    33'

    M. Normann

  • 46'
    46'

    S. Ghoddos

    V. Janelt

  • 49'
    49'

    B. Mbeumo (Goal Disallowed)

  • 53'
    53'

    A. Omobamidele

  • 60'
    60'

    R. Henry

  • 69'
    69'

    M. Forss

    R. Henry

  • 74'
    74'

    D. Giannoulis

    K. Dowell

  • 79'
    79'

    J. Sargent

    T. Pukki

  • 90'
    90'

    M. J. Aarons

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Idah

    M. Rashica

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Brentford will play away against Newcastle United on the 20th of November with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of Newcastle United (0 draws).

Norwich City will host Southampton on the 20th of November with a 9-5 head to head in favor of Southampton (4 draws).

Brentford: Formation and Lineups

Brentford started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Thomas Frank chose to play with the following team: Álvaro Fernández (6.8), Zanka (6.4), Pontus Jansson (6.7), Ethan Pinnock (7.4), Sergi Canós (6.8), Mathias Jensen (7.5), Christian Nørgaard (5.6), Vitaly Janelt (6.8), Rico Henry (7.0), Bryan Mbeumo (6.9) and Ivan Toney (6.5).

Substitutes

Brentford made 3 changes: M. Jorgensen for C. Goode (12′), V. Janelt for S. Ghoddos (46′) and R. Henry for M. Forss (69′).

Top player: Mathias Jensen

Probably the most impressive player in Brentford was Mathias Jensen.

His rating is (7.5) with 45 passes (82% accurate) and 7 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 8 crosses.

Norwich City: Formation and Lineups

Norwich City started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).

On the opposite side, Daniel Farke played with: Tim Krul (8.1), Max Aarons (6.1), Andrew Omobamidele (7.6), Ben Gibson (6.9), Brandon Williams (7.0), Kieran Dowell (6.2), Mathias Normann (7.7), Pierre Lees Melou (7.0), Kenny McLean (6.1), Milot Rashica (6.9) and Teemu Pukki (7.0).

Substitutes

Norwich City made 3 changes: K. Dowell for D. Giannoulis (74′), T. Pukki for J. Sargent (79′) and M. Rashica for A. Idah (90′).

Best player: Tim Krul

The player that probably impressed the most for Norwich City was the goalkeeper: Tim Krul. His rating is 8.05. He performed 6 saves.

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