Norwich City 1-0 Rotherham United: One goal makes the difference as Norwich City ease past Rotherham United

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Technical card:
Norwich City: Michael Ihiekwe, Clark Robertson, Daniel Barlaser, Ben Wiles, Michael Smith, Lewis Wing, Angus MacDonald, Viktor Johansson, Wes Harding, Ryan Giles and Matt Crooks
Rotherham United: Max Aarons, Teemu Pukki, Emiliano Buendia, Mario Vrancic, Oliver Skipp, Christoph Zimmermann, Kenny McLean, Tim Krul, Grant Hanley, Dimitris Giannoulis and Todd Cantwell
Stadium: Carrow Road
Goals: Teemu Pukki (1-0, min. 17)

Norwich enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Rotherham United at Carrow Road on Saturday. Norwich City were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two games in the competition. The most recent was against the Coventry City away (2-0), the other to Stoke City at home (4-1). Rotherham United, on the other hand, lost 1-0 in the last match they played against Bournemouth. As things stand, Norwich City are in 1st place, with 64 points from 31 matches, while Rotherham United sit in 21st, with 29 points from 31.

Norwich City started the first half well, beginning with a goal from Teemu Pukki in minute 17 to see out the first half 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

As for substitutions, for Norwich, Lukas Rupp came on for Todd Cantwell, while Rotherham brought on Matthew Olosunde, George Hirst, Freddie Ladapo, Kieran Sadlier and Florian Jozefzoon to replace Angus MacDonald, Michael Smith, Daniel Barlaser, Matt Crooks and Wes Harding.

The referee booked one player from Rotherham United, Michael Ihiekwe.

Norwich City will next play Birmingham City away, with Rotherham United facing Nottingham Forest at home.

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