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‘Colossal’ – Many Norwich fans react to 29-year-old’s performance against Middlesbrough



Norwich City showed no signs of rustiness following the international break after the Canaries moved to the top of the Championship with a narrow victory over Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Daniel Farke’s men had endured a tricky start to the season after their relegation, but six victories and two draws from their previous eight matches has seen Norwich rapidly climb their way up the second-tier standings.

When the Canaries were last at this level, they romped to the Championship title, averaging more than two goals per game (93), which was at least six more than their closest rival.

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However, despite having a relatively similar group of players, Norwich are finding goals harder to come by this time around – with their defensive solidarity a major reason for their impressive start.

And whilst Teemu Pukki’s late penalty was enough for the three points at the Riverside Stadium, the Carrow Road faithful were left absolutely delighted with their captain Grant Hanley, whose impressive performance helped Norwich record their third consecutive clean sheet in the league.

Check some of the best responses on Twitter to Hanley’s showing against Boro below:

I'm Jake Sanders, a Freelance Journalist for Snack Media covering all things at the Football League World having joined the company back in March 2020.

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Article title: ‘Colossal’ – Many Norwich fans react to 29-year-old’s performance against Middlesbrough

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