Paddy Davitt: Norwich City player ratings after a 1-0 Premier League win against Leicester City

PUBLISHED: 09:11 29 February 2020 | UPDATED: 11:52 29 February 2020

Max Aarons savours Norwich City's winner against Leicester City 
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Max Aarons savours Norwich City's winner against Leicester City Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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Group Football Editor Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries’ morale-boosting 1-0 Premier League victory against Leicester City.

Here is Paddy's verdict on Daniel Farke's men, who downed the Foxes on a tense night at Carrow Road with a career first from Jamal Lewis.

- Tim Krul

Touch of fortune when Dennis Praet's effort clipped the outside of his post. VAR intervened for Kelechi Iheanacho finish but well protected for the most part. 7

- Max Aarons

Outstanding attacking display up against the England left-back. Deserved his assist. Got decent back up from Emi Buendia to deal with Harvey Barnes. 9

- Ben Godfrey

Early header at the Leicester keeper. Heart must have been in his mouth when Iheanacho curled home. Raking crossfield pass sparked the home goal. 7

- Grant Hanley (C)

Commanding presence. Great positioning at his near post in the first half. Was needed again as Leicester crossed balls into the Norwich penalty area in the final quarter. 8

- Jamal Lewis

Sweet, swivelling strike. Stunning technique. You could tell in the aftermath how much that must have meant after a spell out of favour. Got away with a sliced first half clearance skied over by Iheanacho. 7

- Alex Tettey

Used all his nous to subdue James Maddison. Enticed Aarons forward at every opportunity with his passing. 8

- Kenny McLean

Caught the wrong side a couple of times and lucky not to connect with a swipe which would have brought a yellow card. One clever threaded pass released Emi Buendia to set up Ondrej Duda. 7

- Emi Buendia

Did his talking on the pitch. Best creative moment was that Duda effort from his driving run. Solid defensive shift in the second half. Just the odd lapse in possession. 7

- Ondrej Duda

Forced a tip over from Kasper Schmeichel. Had more time and space to beat the Dane moments later from Buendia's pass. But a lot more prominent than recently. On corners again, even with the Argentine in the ranks. 7

- Todd Cantwell

Not quite happening for him in the final third at present. Still involved in the build up to two of Norwich's better openings. 7

- Teemu Pukki

Snatched at first half chance. Selfless workload as always but looks increasingly weary in recent weeks. Perhaps in mind as much as body. 7

City substitutes

- Lukas Rupp 5

Used his experience to work defensively in support of Jamal Lewis.

(for Todd Cantwell, 68)

- Josip Drmic n/a

(for Teemu Pukki, 81)

- Marco Stiepermann n/a

(for Ondrej Duda, 87)

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