A late injury prevented Teemu Pukki from playing in the championship tour this week. For Norwich, it just didn’t matter. The league leaders decided in the first half and was three points closer to promotion.
Prior to talking about the Norwich away match against Cardiff City, Teemu Poke was not on the injured list.
When the match lineup came, Pukki wasn’t present. According to local newspapers in Norwich, the Finn was forced to throw a towel near the match due to an injury.
According to the club’s official info, Pukki must have had problems at the side of the rib area and must have had issues during training on Friday. Local newspapers wrote that Pukki was left as a security measure and that his absence should not be long.
Additionally, Norwich missed some players due to quarantine against Cardiff. This meant, among other things, that the young goalkeeper Daniel Barden had to continue between goal.
The poet was forced to concede a goal, but goals by Grant Hanley and Todd Cantwell in the first half secured three new points for Norwich.
Several major players were injured. It’s a weird injury to Teemu Pukki, but coming to a tough away game against Cardiff and making such a first half is a very good thing, he says. Coach Daniel Farke on the club’s website.
According to FARC, Norwich experienced a total of nine cases of aura molt in the team as well as a common cold. With that as a backstory, he was really happy after winning 2–1.
– He was close to perfect play in the first half. We played well and could have gone up three or four goals.
Up to fifty points
The victory in Cardiff gives Norwich a new boost in the quest for a return to the Premier League.
Norwich reaches fifty points and leads the Championship when the series is roughly halfway through. Swansea are seven points behind, but have played one game less.
Given that the first two in the tournament rise immediately, Saturday was a very successful day for Norwich. Bournemouth fell third to Lawton, eight points behind Norwich.
Late goal saved Chelsea
In the English Premier League, West Bromwich scored an important victory in the battle against being forced to finish the First Division this spring. Albion’s beat Wolverhampton 3-2 – the newcomer’s only second win this season.
West Brom is still second after last, but lost a few points in the search for safe ground under their feet.
Mason Mount, in turn, gave Chelsea a reason to breathe a little. He scored the only goal when he was winning the derby against Fulham. Chelsea are in poor form and the team had only won one of their last six league matches before meeting Fulham.
Despite having played more matches, Chelsea are seven points behind Manchester United’s schedule. United meet second-placed Liverpool on Sunday.
Football, Premier League:
Wolverhampton – West Bromwich 2–3
Leeds – Brighton 0-1
West Ham – Burnley 1-0
Fulham – Chelsea 0-1