ANALYSIS: Michael Bailey’s video verdict as Norwich City lay down Swansea marker

Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey delivers his video verdict, as the Canaries earn a pricele

Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey delivers his video verdict, as the Canaries earn a priceless win over Swansea at Carrow Road to keep the pressure on their promotion rivals. - Credit: Archant

Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey delivers his video verdict and analysis, as the Canaries kick off the Championship weekend with a huge home win over Swansea – thanks to the magic of Emi Buendia.

For once it was a solitary goal that decided a game at Carrow Road – and a majestic one at that, with Buendia rifling home a strike of pure quality on 54 minutes.

That proved enough despite a excellent performance from Graham Potters’ transitioning Swans, who made life particularly uncomfortable for Daniel Farke’s side in the first half.

However, Norwich’s quality told in the end – and City extended their lead over automatic promotion rivals Leeds and Sheffield United ahead of their games on Saturday.

MORE: Norwich City 1-0 Swansea – How the Championship clash unfolded

City are back at Carrow Road on Wednesday night with Hull the visitors (7.45pm), before Daniel Farke’s squad head to Paul Warne’s relegation-battling Rotherham United on the Saturday.

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It is then the one remaining international break of the campaign, before City sign off for March with a trip to fellow promotion hopefuls Middlesbrough.

Each and every Norwich City first-team game, our reporters will be on the scene. If you see them – especially with their cameras – say hello.

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