Norwich – Huddersfield – At the very beginning of the 22nd round of the English Championship we have a derby encounter, due to meet eighth Norwich and fourth Huddersfield, which currently has only three points ahead. And that is what will probably be the biggest motive team Norwich to try to reach their third successive domestic victory over Huddersfield, while they turn two years ago at the last hosting with them played a draw – 2: 2nd Start: 16.12.2016. – 19:45 CET
In fact, we all know that the team Norwich last appeared among the English elite, but after just one year return to the Championship after they finished at the 19th place in the standings. But, considering that with two more last year’s participants of the Premier League, Newcastle and Aston Villa this season and have the biggest budget in the league, it is quite clear why exactly this trio in the opinion of many has the best chance to qualify for the higher ranking.
However, so far the role of favorites is justified only Newcastle, while according to the current state of the table for the other two teams and qualify for the playoffs represented a success, with the Norwich still in a better situation because after 21 odigranog school has only four points less than third-placed reading. Otherwise, they have recently had an awkward and a series of five defeats to the last three rounds still typed two home wins and one defeat on the side, so now in a much better mood welcome opportunity Huddersfield. Suppose even that because of injuries currently sidelined only Jarvis midfielder and striker Jerome.
Probable lineups Norwich: Ruddy – Pinto Bennett, Bassong, Olsson – Howson, Dorrans – Murphy, Pritchard, Brady – Oliveira
As for the guests from Huddersfield, and this season they are playing quite variable, but thanks to the brilliant start and remain at a high fourth place in the Championship table, with the leading duo Brighton and Newcastle currently have nine and seven points behind . However, what most encourages their coach Wagner before this hard match against Norwich is the fact that in the last three rounds significantly improved his form and won seven points.
The first are on hand at Blackburn played 1: 1, but then in the national tour with Bristol City celebrated with 2: 1, and just three days away at Burton with 1: 0th However, all of these opponents are far weaker than Norwich, which are certainly aware of and in the camp of Huddersfield is precisely why Wagner against Burton rested several regulars, but now will at Carrow Road they all certainly again get a chance from the first minute. As for absences due to injury, on the list are still Hudson defender, midfielder and attackers Paurević Scannell and Lolley.
Probable lineups Huddersfield: Ward – Smith, Schindler, Hefele, Lowe – Hogg, Mooy – van La Parra, Palmer, Kachunga – Wells
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Although guests now better placed on the table, it is really hard to expect that on Friday evening can avoid defeat at Carrow Road, especially since Norwich won the previous two national meetings, and will certainly be an additional motive and what to victory in this match with Huddersfield re-align the highest number of points.