Norwich find out slick technique can be fool's gold in Premier League | Paul MacInnes

13 July 2020 09:00
From the heady heights of beating Manchester City it all went downhill for Daniel Farke’s side, with injuries, inexperience and a loss of confidence all significant factors in their demiseWhen Norwich beat Manchester City 3-2 last September, the Canaries released a piece of content that went viral. A video featuring clips of the team playing their way out from the back, under intense pressure, with sharp angled passes and dextrous movement was watched more than six million times. The caption read: “Beating the press by sticking to our philosophy.”Since the restart Southampton and Arsenal have pressed Norwich’s backline into goal-conceding errors. Brighton have capitalised on misplaced passes to do the same. Simple goals from crosses, meanwhile – a weakness exploited by Sergio Agüero even on that summer’s evening in Carrow Road – have been plundered by Everton, Watford and, finally, West Ham. Related: When Arsenal and Norwich shared seven goals and a 21-man brawl Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian