The Championship had an exciting match in store for everyone when Norwich City entertained Bristol City with both teams trying to keep their promotions dreams alive. The Canaries were fighting for a direct promotion place, while Bristol City were trying to keep their spot in the playoff places for promotion. It proved to be a thrilling match with a 3-2 victory for the home team.
In this tactical analysis, we will look at two tactical trends during this Championship game. We will have a look at how Bristol City set up defensively and Norwich’s strong second half which led them to alter the game.
Both teams set up with a 4-2-3-1 formation, which could lead to an interesting clash of formations. Norwich City’s manager Daniel Farke set up in a 4-2-3-1 formation with McLean and Trybull posing as a low defensive block. Pukki was the sole striker in front of Hernandez, Stiepermann and Buendia. Norwich were the team higher in the table and it was expected that they would dominate this game, especially because they were playing at Carrow Road.
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