MATCHDAY RECAP: Canaries win clash of the top two

Ben Gibson of Norwich and Emiliano Buendia of Norwich at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match a

Ben Gibson of Norwich and Emiliano Buendia of Norwich at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Emi Buendia proved the difference again for Norwich City as the leaders pushed 10 points clear with a 1-0 home win over title rivals Brentford.

It was a sixth win on the spin for the Canaries, thanks to Buendia's 10th goal of the season, completing a brilliant individual move in the 26th minute.

At the start of last month, Brentford had knocked City off the summit for the first time in over two months, taking advantage of the Canaries' 2-0 defeat at Swansea by winning their game in hand.

However, a 21-game unbeaten run was brought to a sudden halt with three consecutive defeats and Norwich have been able to reassume control of the automatic promotion race - sitting 10 points clear of third-placed Watford ahead of tonight's action.

The match is a 5.30pm kick-off as it's being shown live by Sky Sports, with Watford at home to Wycombe at 7pm and Swansea, a point further back in fourth, are at Stoke in an 8.15pm game.

- You can follow all the updates, analysis and reaction from Carrow Road in our Matchday Live blog

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