Norwich City and West Bromwich Albion draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

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 and West Bromwich Albion draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 65 Ball Possession 35
Shots
  • 12 Total 11
  • 3 On Target 2
  • 9 Off Target 9
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 102 Attack 98
  • 37 Dangerous attack 46
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 4
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 13
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

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.

Cards

Norwich City received 1 yellow card (M. J. Aarons). Talking about the opposition, West Bromwich Albion received 1 yellow card (D. Furlong).

Match Timeline

9'
D. O\'Shea(goal)J. Swift
M. J. Aarons- Yellow
58'
O. Hernandez- sub ->Gabriel Sara
60'
S. Byram(goal)T. Pukki
68'
K. Dowell- sub ->M. Nunez
78'
78'
K. Grant- sub ->B. Thomas-Asante
85'
D. Furlong- Yellow
88'
A. Reach- sub ->G. Diangana
T. Cantwell- sub ->A. Ramsey
88'
90'
M. Phillips- sub ->J. Molumby

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
T. Krul 1.Netherlands
6.2
D
G. Hanley 5.Scotland
6.5
D
S. Byram 3.England
8.1
Goals68'
D
M. Aarons 2.England
6.8
58'
D
A. Omobamidele 4.Republic of Ireland
7.2
M
K. McLean 23.Scotland
6.4
M
G. Gomes Sara 17.Brazil
7.0
60'
M
M. Nuñez 26.Chile
6.3
78'
F
A. Ramsey 20.England
6.8
88'
F
T. Pukki 22.Finland
6.5
F
J. Sargent 24.USA
6.8
Substitutes
G
M. McGovern 33.Northern Ireland
D
B. Gibson 6.England
M
K. Dowell 10.England
7.4
78'
M
D. Sinani 21.Luxembourg
M
O. Hernández 25.Germany
6.8
60'
M
T. Cantwell 14.England
88'
F
J. Hugill 9.England

Norwich City started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Dean Smith decided to play with the following team: Tim Krul (6.2), Max Aarons (6.8), Andrew Omobamidele (7.2), Grant Hanley (6.5), Sam Byram (8.1), Marcelino Núñez (6.3), Kenny McLean (6.4), Gabriel Sara (7.0), Josh Sargent (6.8), Teemu Pukki (6.5) and Aaron Ramsey (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Kieran Dowell (7.4), Danel Sinani, Jordan Hugill, Onel Hernández (6.8), Ben Gibson, Michael McGovern and Todd Cantwell.

Substitutions

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 is (8.1) with 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
G
D. Button 1.England
6.6
D
E. Pieters 15.Netherlands
6.8
D
C. Townsend 3.England
6.8
D
D. Furlong 2.England
6.4
85'
D
D. O'Shea 4.Republic of Ireland
7.8
Goals9'
M
J. Livermore 8.England
6.4
M
J. Wallace 17.England
6.2
M
J. Swift 19.England
6.9
M
G. Diangana 11.England
6.9
88'
M
J. Molumby 14.Republic of Ireland
6.7
90'
F
B. Thomas-Asante 21.England
7.1
78'
Substitutes
G
A. Palmer 24.England
D
M. Kelly 16.England
D
T. Gardner-Hickman 29.England
M
O. Yokuşlu 35.Turkey
M
A. Reach 20.England
6.4
88'
M
M. Phillips 10.Scotland
90'
F
K. Ahearne-Grant 18.England
6.4
78'

West Bromwich Albion started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Steve Bruce played with: David Button (6.6), Darnell Furlong (6.4), Dara O’Shea (7.8), Conor Townsend (6.8), Erik Pieters (6.8), Jake Livermore (6.4), Jayson Molumby (6.7), Jed Wallace (6.2), John Swift (6.9), Grady Diangana (6.9) and Brandon Thomas-Asante (7.1).

These were the players on the bench: Okay Yokuşlu, Adam Reach, Karlan Grant (6.4), Martin Kelly, Taylor Gardner-Hickman, Alex Palmer and Matt Phillips.

Substitutions

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 is (7.8) with 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.​