Date: 20th April 2019 at 7:29am
Written by:
Norwich City
2 – 2
Sheffield Wednesday

Carrow Road

Sky Bet Championship

19/04/2019 7:45 pm

Attendance: 26744

Referee: G. Eltringham

Norwich City Sheffield Wednesday
Stieprmann 19', Vrancic 90+7' Forestieri 33', Fletcher 53'
Krul
 
Dawson
 
Aarons Iorfa
Zimmermann (c) Lees (c)
Godfrey Hector
Lewis 84' Palmer
Trybull 80' Matias
McLean Hutchinson 33'
Leitner Onomah 67'
Stiepermann Boyd
 
Hernandez 90+2' Forestieri 76'
Pukki Fletcher

Substitutes

Oxborough Fox
Vrancic 80' Pelupessy 33'
Klose 90+2' Bannan 67'
Tettey Winnall
Hanley Nuhiu
Srbeny 84' Joao 76'
Cantwell

Game Statistics

15 Goal attempts 12
5 On Target 6
13 Corners 2
13 Fouls 19
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
58 % 42

Norwich City edged closer to promotion last night with an extraordinary last gasp equaliser from Mario Vrancic that puts the Canaries five points clear at the top of the table with just three games left to play.

Norwich took the lead with a Marco Stiepermann drive from the edge of the box on 20 minutes, only for Fernando Forestieri to equalise with a worldie from about thirty yards on 33 minutes.

The visitors then took the lead on 53 minutes with a scrambled goal from Steven Fletcher although there was a clear handball but nothing given. Tim Krul’s protestations being waved away by referee, Geoff Eltringham who showed Krul a yellow card for his troubles.

The Canaries looked to be heading for a confidence sapping defeat only for Super Mario Vrancic to stun the crowd 0f almost 27,000 with an unbelievable equalising free-kick in the seventh minute of the five minutes of added on time.

Carrow Road erupted with a noise arguably louder than against Reading last week and what looked like being a defeat turned into another confidence boosting shot in the arm.

Five points clear and promotion could come in any one of the last three games now.

OTBC

 

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