MATCHDAY LIVE: Norwich City 1-2 Derby County - Controversy as Rams raid Carrow Road

Marco Stiepermann goes close for Norwich City but Scott Carson keeps Derby County on level terms in the first half at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Marco Stiepermann goes close for Norwich City but Scott Carson keeps Derby County on level terms in the first half at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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Sam Winnall came off the bench to secure victory for Derby County at Carrow Road and condemn Norwich City to their first EFL Championship defeat since August.

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The Canaries were denied a first-half penalty after Josh Murphy was hauled down in the box by Ramms goalkeeper Scott Carson, before David Nugent gave the visitors the lead on the stroke of half-time.

Timm Klose’s second-half equaliser got City back into the game, only for Winnall to snatch all three points – with Nelson Oliveira seeing his substitute appearance end early through injury.

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City headed into the game unbeaten in eight league matches, having claimed the derby spoils with a 1-0 win at Ipswich on Sunday, before playing more than 120 minutes in their Carabao Cup fourth-round extra-time exit at Arsenal on Tuesday.

The Rams were on their own five-game unbeaten run, including a 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in the Midlands derby last time out.

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City follow-up today action with another home game, against high-flying Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday (7.45pm) before City head into the latest international break with a trip to struggling Bolton on Saturday (3pm).

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