Norwich midfielder Ben Godfrey believes the club’s ability to perform in pressurised situations will help them against Ipswich this weekend.

The Canaries beat fellow promotion contenders Leeds at Elland Road last weekend to regain top spot in the Championship, and will next face their bitter rivals in the East Anglian derby.

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And Godfrey believes the manner of the victory over the Whites highlights how the team is growing collectively. Talking to Norwich’s official website, Godfrey said:

As nervous as you are in a game, you’ve got to look at getting a result in pressure situations and I think that’s what we did.

I think that’s why we played with such freedom. We stood up to the occasion and we played like we enjoyed it. It paid off for us.

It was a nice change to have a bit more control over a game, compared to what we’ve had recently. I think as young lads, we’re maturing as well and that showed.

To go to Elland Road and see out a game like that, there’s been games this season where at 2-0, you never know what could happen.

To see that game out was such a good feeling, especially in that atmosphere as well.