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Daniel Farke proud of Norwich after Cardiff victory

Sun 17 January 2021 | 10:01

Daniel Farke was proud of his side as they produced a great performance to beat Cardiff 2-1 after a difficult week due to COVID-19 cases.

Grant Hanley

and

Todd Cantwell

struck in the first half but

Joe Ralls

pulled one back in the second half but the Canaries dug deep to get another three points and extend their lead at the top of the Sky Bet Championship.

The Canaries went into the game missing four players who had tested positive for coronavirus and other members were also left behind after displaying flu-like symptoms.

Norwich

top scorer

Teemu Pukki

ruled out on the eve of the match with a side strain.

“I’m pretty pleased, proud I have to say,”

Farke

said

.

“We had such a difficult week with so many Covid cases, nine in our group, and others missed the games because of flu.

“When you show symptoms, it’s just flu but you are panicking a little bit. We had to confront so many positive cases and all the testing.

“Everyone was more focused on not panicking in waiting for the test results than being able to concentrate on football.”

Norwich have won eight of their last ten matches in all competitions.

“To deliver that performance was outstanding,”

Farke said

.

“We could have made our life easier in the second half. They got a goal out of nothing, but we got over the line.

“We have quality players, but we also have such spirit and togetherness.

“We are happy with 50 points at this stage. We are more or less labeled as the favorites in every other game, to deliver this consistency is outstanding but we have to keep going.”


source: SportMob

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