MATCHDAY LIVE: Brentford 0 Norwich City 1 – Maddison stunner secures another away win for Canaries
PUBLISHED: 22:42 27 January 2018 | UPDATED: 22:42 27 January 2018
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Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full live coverage of Norwich City’s EFL Championship match at Brentford, in our Matchday Live blog from Griffin Park.
Our City correspondents Paddy Davitt and David Freezer are following the Canaries from the matchday build-up to full-time fallout.
They’ll bring you all the action and talking points before, during and after today’s league clash with Dean Smith’s side (3pm).
• Follow live updates from the match and the rest of the day as it unfolds, above
The Canaries are looking to bounce back from a 2-1 home defeat to Sheffield United last weekend, which brought an end to a four-game unbeaten run which had lifted Daniel Farke’s team to within six points of the play-offs.
Brentford won 2-1 at Carrow Road just before Christmas thanks to two goals from Lasse Vibe, which started a run of five wins in six games for the high-flying west Londoners.
The Bees are also unbeaten in 13 home league games, losing just once all season – 4-3 to Nottingham Forest in August – but winning six and drawing seven ever since. City did win 3-1 at Griffin Park in September though, Mario Vrancic scoring twice in the third round of the Carabao Cup, and a much-changed side also lost 1-0 at home to Notts County in the FA Cup recently.
Brentford sit ninth in the table, just three points adrift of the play-offs, six points better off than City in 13th.
Following today’s game, Norwich return to Carrow Road for a reunion with Jonny Howson when Middlesbrough visit next Saturday.
Each and every Norwich City first-team game, our reporters will be on the scene. If you see them – especially with their cameras – say hello.