After going winless in their opening three league games, Norwich City won their first match a few days ago.
Norwich City will hope to build on their maiden victory of the new season when they host Millwall in the EFL Championship on Friday. The Canaries did not enjoy the best of starts in return to the Championship. After going winless in their opening three league games, they won their first match a few days ago. That win should give them a lot of confidence ahead of their upcoming clash at Carrow Road on Friday. However, Millwall cannot be taken lightly, as they are heading into this fixture on the back of a positive run of results.
|Norwich City vs Millwall||Key details|
|Kickoff time in India||12:30 am (Saturday)|
|Kickoff time in England||8 pm (Friday)|
Dean Smith’s side finished at the bottom of the Premier League last season. They were expected to push for a quick return to the English top flight, however, things did not go according to plan for them until recently. Norwich City finally recorded their maiden win of the new Championship season when they defeated Huddersfield Town 2-1. On the other hand, Millwall have two wins, a draw and a defeat to their name. In their last two games, they showed their impressive comeback ability by earning a win and a draw. These results should give them a lot of confidence ahead of a trip to Carrow Road.
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There are not many injury concerns for both teams to worry about. Norwich do not have any fresh fitness issues, while Millwall have a few injured played to deal with. Millwall’s frontline players Mason Bennett and Tom Bradshaw will miss the action owing to injuries. It will be interesting to see if one or both of Benik Afobe and Andreas Voglsammer could come into the playing XI. Meanwhile, Norwich have more or less everyone important available for this clash, hence they could name a team similar to the one that started in their win on Tuesday.
Norwich City possible line-up: Krul, Aarons, Omobamidele, Hanley, McClean, Dowell, Gibbs, Nunez, Sinani, Cantwell, Sargent
Millwall possible line-up: Bialkowski, Cresswell, Cooper, Wallace, McNamara, Shackleton, Mitchell, Malone; Honeyman, Burey, Afobe
The EFL Championship match between Norwich City and Millwall will take place at Carrow Road on Saturday at 12:30 am IST.
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