ANALYSIS: Watch Michael Bailey’s video verdict as Norwich City slump at Alex Neil’s Preston
PUBLISHED: 00:31 14 February 2019 | UPDATED: 00:31 14 February 2019
Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey delivers his video verdict and analysis, as the Canaries taste a rare away defeat – at Alex Neil’s Preston.
North End found themselves two goals to the good in the first half before Marco Stiepermann wasted a City penalty before the interval.
And while Teemu Pukki notched a late consolation strike in injury time, it did not prevent the Canaries slipping to a first away Championship defeat since August.
The also lost their lead at the summit, with Leeds and Sheffield United both picking up wins on the night.
Bolton Wanderers are next for City, as they head to the University of Bolton Stadium on Saturday (3pm).
After that, it is Lee Johnson’s Bristol City who will visit Carrow Road the following Saturday in the midst of a seven-game winning run and 13 unbeaten, stretching back to the end of November – including when the two sides drew at Ashton Gate in December.
The Robins host Premier League Wolves in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.
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