Norwich City will be welcoming Brentford for the EFL Championship fixture at Carrow Road on Wednesday at 11:00 PM IST. The hosts have acquired the number one position with 70 points while the visitors have occupied the second position with 63 points.
Norwich City played 33 games, they were victorious on 21 occasions, lost five games and had a draw seven times while Brentford also played as many games, they won 18 games, lost six times and drew nine times.
Norwich City will be entering into this game on the back of a 2-0 victory against Wycombe Wanderers yesterday at Adams Park. Courtesy of goals from Teemu Pukki and Adam Idah clinched the game for their team.
On the other hand, Brentford also beat Stoke City by a scoreline of 2-1 on Saturday and will be high on confidence in facing the table leaders. Goals from Vitaly Janelt and Ivan Toney clinched the game for Thomas Frank.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams in the last 14 games, Norwich clearly has the upper hand as they beat Brentford on eight occasions, lost and drew three games each. The last encounter between the two teams took place last year in the EFL Championship, the game ended in a 1-1 draw. A first-half goal from Ivan Toney was levelled by Kenny Mclean for Norwich City.
Norwich City will be going ahead in this game without their veteran goalkeeper Michael McGovern, Sam Byram and Marco Stiepermann. There are doubts over the availability of Todd Cantwell.
Brentford will also miss the services of Pontus Jansson, Rico Henry and Shandon Baptiste. Apart from this, there are no issues and the visiting Brentford team has a fully fit squad available for Wednesday’s game.