MATCHDAY LIVE: Norwich City 0-2 Wolves – Canaries outclassed by Championship leaders

It wasn't a happy full debut from City defender Grant Hanley. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

It wasn't a happy full debut from City defender Grant Hanley. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City were left second best as Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers left Norfolk with an excellent 2-0 win.

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Daniel Farke’s Canaries tried formation changes and early substitutions, but could do little to stop the Molineux side’s domination as a goal in each half decided matters.

And in truth, it could have been an even heavier defeat – as John Ruddy and Ryan Bennett both kept clean sheets on their Carrow Road returns.

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City headd into the game off the back of their first league defeat since August, a 2-1 home loss to Derby – in the same week they played more than 120 minutes in their Carabao Cup fourth-round extra-time exit at Arsenal.

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Wolves could tell a similar story, losing on penalties at Manchester City before suffering a surprise weekend defeat at Queens Park Rangers and losing top spot in the Championship.

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City follow tonight’s clash with a trip to struggling Bolton on Saturday (3pm), whose form has picked up of late. That game will send City into the final international break of the year.

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