Norwich made it two unbeaten as they drew to Arsenal in a VAR dominated match.
Arsenal started the better team and almost scored but were denied by a last ditch block from Hernandez.
The opener came from the hosts through Pukki. McLean played through to him and after setting himself, Pukki shot and a deflection beat the keeper.
Then came the VAR controversy. A free kick came in from the right and Zimmermann oddly touched the ball with his hand which were above his head. It was rightly given as a penalty.
Krul saved the penalty and Aarons cleared it out for a corner. After another VAR check it appeared that Aarons was in the box when the penalty was taken so Aubameyang had another chance to beat Krul and he took his chance.
After that Norwich responded and went ahead just before the referee blew for half time. Hernandez ran down the wing and put it into the path of Cantwell. He dribbled into the box and beat Leno with a beautiful finish.
Shortly after the break the Gunners equalised through Aubameyang and after that, it was very end to end.
Here are our player ratings…
Saved a penalty that didn’t end up counting for much and delivered when called upon. Also showed his experience in the Canaries young team.
Ran up and down the wing tirelessly all game and offered the Canaries crucial help offensively. Defensively he didn’t have a whole load to but did what he needed to.
The Canaries captain gave away the penalty the ultimately lead to Arsenal’s opener. After that, he looked nervous and passed as quick as he could.
The better out of the two centre backs and he looks better with Zimmermann alongside him. He was always willing and calm even late on when the crowd were getting nervous.
Byram kept his place despite Lewis being fit again and the former Leeds man repaid the faith shown in him. He was crucial to City whilst attacking and gave Hernandez more than enough support.
It’s one of the first times the Carrow Road faithful has seen Amadou in his natural position and they liked what they saw. Despite a few questionable shots that were further away from the goal than he was, he played well. The Frenchman broke up play effectively and allowed Trybull to show his creative side.
Allowed to get further forward with Amadou alongside him but got back when needed. A very impressive all round performance from the German.
The England u21 international scored a brilliant curling shot into the bottom corner. He always seemed to be in the right place at the right moment and has been crucial to City’s snail improvement in performances.
The perfect attacking midfielders performance. Pukki has struggled with service recently but that all changed yesterday. McLean always looked for that killer pass to Pukki and he even got the assist for Pukki’s opener.
The Cuban let his foot of the gas towards the end of the game but his pacy direct play caused havoc in the make shift Arsenal defence.
Much to the delight of the roughly 25,000 Norwich fans inside Carrow Road, Pukki ended his Norwich goal drought with his deflected shot that flatfooted Leno. The Fin ran himself into the ground and always had a defender nervously marking him.