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Ipswich Town 0-1 Norwich City

James Maddison
James Maddison's goal for Norwich was his third this season for the club

Norwich extended their unbeaten league run over East Anglian rivals Ipswich to nine games with a win at Portman Road.

James Maddison netted the only goal of the derby on the hour to give Daniel Farke's side their fourth consecutive away victory in the Championship.

Hosts Ipswich wasted a number of first-half opportunities with defender Jonas Knudsen hitting the post early on.

Norwich climb to sixth in the table, while Ipswich, who have lost four of their past five games, slip to 11th.

The Canaries, who have not been beaten by Ipswich since April 2009, have now won four away matches in a row for the first time since March 2015.

Maddison settled a tight but entertaining derby by slotting home a right-foot effort for his third goal of the season.

The midfielder found space on the break for the visitors and picked his spot effortlessly from the edge of the area past stranded Ipswich goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski.

It was the fifth time he has been involved in a goal for Norwich in the past four games with three goals and two assists.

Ipswich threatened little by way of an equaliser aside from Martyn Waghorn's late chip over Angus Gunn's crossbar.

Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy told BBC Radio Suffolk:

"I thought there was little in it, and I thought we were the better team in the first half. We had the better chances, but didn't take them.

"They opened us up once, and with a bit of quality, they scored. They shut up shop and became very organised, and that limited us.

"Maybe we haven't got that little bit of zip, and we lost our momentum towards the end.

"It's bitterly disappointing for me, the fans and the players. I would hope they look at results and say we are playing pretty well, but we are not getting results."

Norwich manager Daniel Farke told BBC Radio Norfolk:

"It is the sweetest win we have had so far this season, it's really special. We totally deserved to win this game.

"I think, especially in the second half, we were better in possession and created more chances.

"The support was fantastic, I am happy we are able to give the fans this present, and bring this win back.

"It's a good feeling that we are able to transport a close game to the end."

Line-ups

Ipswich

  • 33Bialkowski
  • 12SpenceBooked at 32mins
  • 4ChambersBooked at 71mins
  • 6Webster
  • 3Knudsen
  • 15AdeyemiSubstituted forDownesat 67'minutesBooked at 72mins
  • 8Skuse
  • 22NydamSubstituted forSearsat 77'minutes
  • 9Waghorn
  • 14GarnerSubstituted forCelinaat 76'minutes
  • 10McGoldrick

Substitutes

  • 1Gerken
  • 2Iorfa
  • 11Celina
  • 16Connolly
  • 18Ward
  • 20Sears
  • 21Downes

Norwich

  • 1Gunn
  • 2Pinto
  • 6ZimmermannSubstituted forHanleyat 65'minutes
  • 15Klose
  • 18Stiepermann
  • 4Reed
  • 19Trybull
  • 14HoolahanSubstituted forHusbandat 78'minutes
  • 23MaddisonSubstituted forVrancicat 88'minutes
  • 17Wildschut
  • 10Jerome

Substitutes

  • 3Husband
  • 8Vrancic
  • 9Oliveira
  • 11Murphy
  • 28Franke
  • 31Hanley
  • 33McGovern
Referee:
Tim Robinson
Attendance:
24,928

Match Stats

Home TeamIpswichAway TeamNorwich
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home16
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Ipswich Town 0, Norwich City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ipswich Town 0, Norwich City 1.

Attempt missed. Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich Town) with an attempt from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Martyn Waghorn with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Ivo Pinto.

Offside, Ipswich Town. Martyn Waghorn tries a through ball, but David McGoldrick is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Martyn Waghorn (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Martyn Waghorn (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Norwich City. Mario Vrancic replaces James Maddison.

Flynn Downes (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cameron Jerome (Norwich City).

Attempt blocked. Bersant Celina (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Cole Skuse.

Attempt saved. Cole Skuse (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bersant Celina.

Hand ball by Flynn Downes (Ipswich Town).

Attempt missed. Cole Skuse (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Martyn Waghorn (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Freddie Sears.

Foul by David McGoldrick (Ipswich Town).

Angus Gunn (Norwich City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cameron Jerome (Norwich City).

Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Norwich City. Conceded by Jordan Spence.

Substitution

Substitution, Norwich City. James Husband replaces Wes Hoolahan.

Substitution

Substitution, Ipswich Town. Freddie Sears replaces Tristan Nydam.

Substitution

Substitution, Ipswich Town. Bersant Celina replaces Joe Garner.

Marco Stiepermann (Norwich City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tristan Nydam (Ipswich Town).

Booking

Flynn Downes (Ipswich Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Tom Trybull (Norwich City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Flynn Downes (Ipswich Town).

Booking

Luke Chambers (Ipswich Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

James Maddison (Norwich City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Chambers (Ipswich Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Ipswich Town. Flynn Downes replaces Tom Adeyemi.

James Maddison (Norwich City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cole Skuse (Ipswich Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Norwich City. Grant Hanley replaces Christoph Zimmermann because of an injury.

Martyn Waghorn (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tom Trybull (Norwich City).

Corner, Ipswich Town. Conceded by Tom Trybull.

Goal!

Goal! Ipswich Town 0, Norwich City 1. James Maddison (Norwich City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marco Stiepermann.

Attempt saved. Cameron Jerome (Norwich City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Wes Hoolahan.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 22nd October 2017

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15Millwall134451614216
16Sheff Wed134451616016
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