One year on from the Carrow Road chaos of Norwich City's epic 4-3 victory over Millwall

PUBLISHED: 17:16 09 November 2019 | UPDATED: 17:16 09 November 2019

Tim Krul of Norwich, Moritz Leitner of Norwich and Teemu Pukki of Norwich celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
 Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Tim Krul of Norwich, Moritz Leitner of Norwich and Teemu Pukki of Norwich celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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What a difference a year makes. Norwich City currently sit bottom of the Premier League but 12 months ago to the day Carrow Road was celebrating an incredibly dramatic 4-3 win over Millwall, as promotion belief was well and truly sparked into life.

It was a comeback victory which had supporters believing that Daniel Farke was constructing something special, with Teemu Pukki coming to the fore and the Canaries sitting top of the Championship table with 17 games played.

Tom Elliott had headed Millwall in front in the 24th minute but Onel Hernandez and Marco Stiepermann set up Pukki for City's equaliser just four minutes after the break and the Finn then had a penalty opportunity less than 10 minutes later, only to see his spot-kick saved.

Mo Leitner's fine strike claimed the lead in the 79th minute but It's then that the drama really cranked up a few notches, with Ryan Leonard and Jed Wallace quickly putting the visitors 3-2 up and leaving the home faithful shocked, with errors from Jamal Lewis and Tim Krul leading to the respective goals.

Emiliano Buendia of Norwich, Moritz Leitner of Norwich and Teemu Pukki of Norwich celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich  Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesEmiliano Buendia of Norwich, Moritz Leitner of Norwich and Teemu Pukki of Norwich celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Jordan Rhodes and Mario Vrancic were swiftly brought on and it was loan striker Rhodes to the rescue, equalising in the second minute of added time in front of the Barclay Stand after a pinpoint pass from Emi Buendia.

Rhodes grabbed the ball from the net and rushed back to the centre circle, in hope that something special was brewing, waving his arms to lift the volume further. It worked...

With time almost up, into the seventh minute of injury-time, Vrancic threaded the ball to Pukki in the box and the striker somehow scrambled the ball in to snatch a 4-3 win and send Carrow Road wild.

It sparked memorable celebrations, with Alex Tettey dancing a victory jig and Farke mobbed by his coaches, as a pile of City players soaked in the moment in front of the Snake Pit.

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It sent the Canaries into the November international break on a real high, flying out to Florida for warm weather training in Tampa, and they would barely slip out of the top two for the rest of the season.

The Norwich fans celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich   Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThe Norwich fans celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

By the end of the season Christoph Zimmermann and Grant Hanley were lifting the Championship trophy at Villa Park but that chaotic November night against Millwall would go down as the match which lit the fuse on that superb season.

- Re-live the highlights above and keep scrolling down for more images of that dramatic triumph

The Norwich players celebrate their sideÕs 4th goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich  Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThe Norwich players celebrate their sideÕs 4th goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Moritz Leitner of Norwich celebrates scoring his sideÕs 2nd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich  Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesMoritz Leitner of Norwich celebrates scoring his sideÕs 2nd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The Millwall players celebrate their sideÕs 3rd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThe Millwall players celebrate their sideÕs 3rd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Teemu Pukki of Norwich scores his sides 4th goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesTeemu Pukki of Norwich scores his sides 4th goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Jordan Rhodes of Norwich celebrates victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
 Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesJordan Rhodes of Norwich celebrates victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The Norwich fans celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThe Norwich fans celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Daniel Farke insists Norwich City is the underdogs against Watford Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images LtdDaniel Farke insists Norwich City is the underdogs against Watford Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The Norwich fans celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThe Norwich fans celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Jordan Rhodes of Norwich and Teemu Pukki of Norwich celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesJordan Rhodes of Norwich and Teemu Pukki of Norwich celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Alexander Tettey of Norwich and Timm Klose of Norwich celebrate their sideÕs 4th goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
 Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesAlexander Tettey of Norwich and Timm Klose of Norwich celebrate their sideÕs 4th goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Christoph Zimmermann was able to join in part of this week's training after his ligament injury
 Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesChristoph Zimmermann was able to join in part of this week's training after his ligament injury Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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