21 October 2020 00:31
Mario Vrancic of Norwich scores what turns out to be the winning goal against Birmingham during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton Norwich City won back-to-back games for this first time since winning the Championship title in May 2019 when they took on Birmingham tonight - and you can follow all the action from Carrow Road in our Matchday Live blog. The Canaries won 2-1 at Rotherham on Saturday thanks to an injury-time penalty from Jordan Hugill, having lost 1-0 to Bournemouth and Derby prior to the international break to move to within two points of the play-offs with five games played. The Blues, managed by former Middlesbrough and Nottingham Forest boss Aitor Karanka, lost their first game of the season when they were beaten 1-0 at home by Sheffield Wednesday. Birmingham haven't beaten Norwich in their last five attempts, since a 3-0 win at St Andrew's in August 2016, losing four of the last five meetings and last winning at Carrow in March 2002 - in seven attempts since that 1-0 win courtesy of a Stern John goal. Norwich City v Birmingham City live stream, Sky Sports, Tuesday 20 October, 19.45pm BST Norwich are looking to build some momentum when they welcome Birmingham City to Carrow Road on Tuesday after a stop-start season so far.
And they have the chance to register back-to-back victories for the first time in 17 months with the visit of the Blues, after edging past Rotherham on the weekend. A 95th-minute Jordan Hugill penalty earned Norwich three points and they can move into the play-off places with a home win against Aitor Karanka's side, who lost 1-0 to Sheffield Wednesday last time out. SEE THE FULL SCHEDULE Premier League live streams: How to watch every game on this weekend GET SKY SPORTS ON NOW TV (Image credit: PA) GUIDE How to watch BT Sport, Sky Sports and BBC games on a Now TV Stick If you don't want to commit to a monthly contract, then NOW TV are currently offering up their Sky Sports Monthly Pass for just £9.99 (usual price £16.99) – it'll get you access to all of their Premier League and Football League offerings, including this game. The Premier League Pass will give you a few matches live to stream on-demand - all matches are free to watch the day after broadcast, though you'll need a TV sports package with a local provider to watch all games live - plus shows highlights, analysis and on-demand replays for $64.99. DAZN subscribers can watch every single Premier League game in 2019/20 – and it gets better.
Blues finished the game with ten men when Adam Clayton was booked for the second time with five minutes to go and second later Vrancic struck. Norwich City will be looking to secure consecutive Championship victories for the first team this season as they welcome Birmingham City to Carrow Road tonight (19:45 KO). Speaking in his pre-match press conference yesterday, City boss Daniel Farke gave Norwich fans reason to be cheerful by declaring midfielder Todd Cantwell fit to play. Birmingham City: Etheridge, Colin, Dean, Friend, Pedersen, San Jose, Clayton, Sanchez, McGree, Bela, Hogan. Norwich head into this game after a mixed bag of results, sitting 11th in the table having won two, lost two and drive one of their opening five fixtures.
Their win at Rotherham last weekend arrested a run of two straight defeats, although they lost both games – against Bournemouth AFC and Derby County – by just one goal. The game is being shown live on Sky Sports, with coverage starting from 7pm. Norwich City will be looking to make it back-to-back wins in the Championship when they return to action Birmingham City at Carrow Road. Whilst Birmingham tasted their first defeat of the season at the weekend, as they were beaten 1-0 by Sheffield Wednesday, who remain rooted to the bottom of the table, after a points deduction at the start of this year's campaign. Sky Sports' EFL pundit David Prutton issued his thoughts ahead of the game between the two sides, and felt as though Norwich will pick up a 2-1 win, as they look to build on a narrow victory over the Millers last weekend. "Birmingham have perhaps not started Aitor Karanka's reign with a bang either, but three points would be all the more valuable for them as they've won just one league game since February.