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Emiliano Buendia’s excellent strike in the 54th minute ensured that Norwich City’s promotion push continued at Carrow Road on Friday night against Swansea City. Graham Potter’s Swansea dominated the first half against the league leaders but they had nothing to show for their efforts as they lacked a striker’s presence up front with the late withdrawal of Oli McBurnie due to fever.

In this EFL Championship analysis, we’ll look in detail at the key tactical aspects of the game, how both side’s pressing games compared and how Norwich boss Daniel Farke made some much-needed changes to his side’s pressing approach that ensured their 1-0 lead was never under threat.

Swansea City controlled the first half with an effective high press and by making use of Dan James’ pace through the channels, but they lacked a cutting edge throughout the match and were only able to create low-scoring chances in terms of xG.

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