NORWICH. West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City draw 1-1. D. O’Shea scored the first goal (9′) for West Bromwich Albion. S. Byram made it even (68′). Norwich City was definitely superior in terms of ball possession (65%)
The match was played at the Carrow Road stadium in Norwich on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Thomas Bramall who was helped by Matthew Wilkes and Natalie Aspinall. The 4th official was Samuel Allison. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.9 degrees Celsius or 58.87 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 61%.
Norwich City was in firm control of the ball 65% while West Bromwich Albion was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
West Bromwich Albion was more pushing with 46 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 2 were on target. However, that was not enough West Bromwich Albion to win the contest.
Norwich City shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, West Bromwich Albion shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.
Norwich City received 1 yellow card (M. J. Aarons). Talking about the opposition, West Bromwich Albion received 1 yellow card (D. Furlong).
After playing this encounter, Norwich City will have 20 points to hold in the 2nd place. Regarding the opposition, West Bromwich Albion will have 10 points like Middlesbrough to sit in the 21st place.
In the next match in the Championship, Norwich City will host Queens Park Rangers on the 2nd of November with a 12-5 head to head stats in favor of Norwich City (5 draws).
West Bromwich Albion will host Blackpool on the 1st of November with a 6-1 head to head in favor of West Bromwich Albion (2 draws).
Norwich City – Formation
Norwich City started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Dean Smith decided to play with the following team: Tim Krul, Max Aarons , Andrew Omobamidele , Grant Hanley , Sam Byram , Marcelino Núñez , Kenny McLean , Gabriel Sara , Josh Sargent , Teemu Pukki and Aaron Ramsey .
The home team had on the bench: Kieran Dowell, Danel Sinani, Jordan Hugill, Onel Hernández , Ben Gibson, Michael McGovern and Todd Cantwell.
Norwich City made 3 changes: Gabriel Sara for O. Hernandez (60′), M. Nunez for K. Dowell (78′) and A. Ramsey for T. Cantwell (88′).
Best player: Sam Byram
The player that probably impressed the most for Norwich City was Sam Byram.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 65 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 1 cross.
West Bromwich Albion – Formation
West Bromwich Albion started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Steve Bruce played with: David Button, Darnell Furlong , Dara O’Shea , Conor Townsend , Erik Pieters , Jake Livermore , Jayson Molumby , Jed Wallace , John Swift , Grady Diangana and Brandon Thomas-Asante .
These were the players on the bench: Okay Yokuşlu, Adam Reach, Karlan Grant, Martin Kelly, Taylor Gardner-Hickman, Alex Palmer and Matt Phillips.
West Bromwich Albion made 3 changes: B. Thomas-Asante for K. Grant (78′), G. Diangana for A. Reach (88′) and J. Molumby for M. Phillips (90′).
Best player: Dara O’Shea
The most impressive player for West Bromwich Albion was Dara O’Shea.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 24 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- Wigan Athletic – Reading – 0-1
- Watford – Sunderland – 2-2
- Swansea City – Hull City – 3-0
- Queens Park Rangers – Stoke City – 0-0
- Preston North End – Sheffield United – 0-2
- Norwich City – West Bromwich Albion – 1-1
- Millwall – Blackpool – 2-1
- Middlesbrough – Rotherham United – 0-0
- Luton Town – Blackburn Rovers – 2-0
- Huddersfield Town – Cardiff City – 1-0
- Burnley – Bristol City – 2-1
- Birmingham City – Coventry City – 0-0