Matchday Recap: City top and unbeaten in 10 after draw with Coventry

Mario Vrancic of Norwich scores his sides 1st goal from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Champion

Mario Vrancic put Norwich ahead with a penalty midway through the first half during the draw with Coventry - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Injury-hit Norwich City returned to Carrow Road action with a 1-1 draw with Coventry this afternoon, to continue as Championship leaders and extend an unbeaten run to 10 matches.

The Canaries' injury crisis has deepened since they last played at home prior to the international break, beating Swansea 1-0 thanks to a late strike from Marco Stiepermann.

Tim Krul, Teemu Pukki and Kenny McLean were all in the starting line-up that day, as was Emi Buendia, who serves a one-game ban after a midweek red card for picking up two bookings. 

Bali Mumba came off the bench that day and made a big impact but has been ruled until February with a knee injury, while strikers Jordan Hugill and Adam Idah were also on the bench that day but are now also out injured.

Despite those struggles, with Todd Cantwell, Xavi Quintilla, Sam Byram, Kieran Dowell and Onel Hernandez all out as well, Daniel Farke's team won 1-0 at Middlesbrough last Saturday and 3-2 at Stoke on Tuesday, to move to the top of the table prior to this weekend's action

- You can follow all the action, analysis and reaction from Carrow Road with our reporters in the live blog above

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