Our prediction for this Championship match:
Coventry City and Norwich City square off against each other at Coventry Building Society Arena in what is expected to be one of the most exciting games of Saturday’s program. The Sky Blues suffered a shocking loss to Wrexham in the FA Cup, and given their four-match winless run in the Championship, home win should not be considered. Jonathan Panzo is back from suspension, while the likes of Eccles, OHare, McFadzean, Hilssner, Gooden, and Walker should miss out with injuries.
Meanwhile, the Canaries recorded a morale-boosting win (4-0) over Preston at the weekend to keep their playoffs hopes alive. Since Norwich City looked sharp in front of goal in the Deepdale showdown, we believe that there is a big value in betting on the visiting side. As always, a man to watch in the away team will be Teemu Pukki, who scored a brace against the Lilywhites, while all Cantwell, Hayden, Ramsey, Rowe, and Placheta remain in the treatment room.
Highlighted Player (Simon Moore):
Simon Moore is an English goalkeeper who plays for Sheffield United in the Championship. Moore began his career at Brading Town and, after playing 49 games in the league for the club, he moved to Farnborough in 2008. However, due to the lack of first-team football, Simon Moore left the club at the end of the season, with the 191-cm-tall shoot-stopper signing a contract with Brentford.
The English goalkeeper, who was born in Sandown on May 19, 1990, made his debut for the Bees in May, 2010 against Hartlepool United, coming as a substitute for first-choice goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny. After ending his loan spell with Basingstoke Town in January 2011, he moved to Cardiff City and it has to be noted that he made 17 appearances for the Welsh outfit.
In the summer of 2016 he signed a deal with Sheffield United for a fee of around £500,000 and he did remarkably well to keep 17 clean sheets in the 2016/2017 League One campaign. The Blades finished the season in top position in the standings and, no doubt, Simon Moore’s brilliant saves helped the club secure promotion to the English second tier.
Highlighted Team (Norwich):
After spending only one season in the Premier League, Norwich City dropped to the Championship at the end of the 2015/2016 campaign. Norwich City are located in Norwich, Norfolk and they welcome their rivals at Carrow Road.
The stadium was built and opened in 1935 and the capacity of the venues is 27,137 (all-seater). However the stadium’s record attendance is 43,984. The Canaries have won two League Cup trophies (1973, 1975) and their main rivals are Ipswich Town. The two teams have been facing each other in the East Anglian Derby since 1902.
The colour of Norwich City’s home kit is yellow and green and that is the main reason why they are known as the Canaries. The likes of Kevin Keeland, Ian Culverhouse, Steve Bruce, Duncan Forbes, Mark Bowen, Darren Huckerby, Ian Crook, Martin Peters, Darren Eadier, Chris Sutton and Iwan Roberts are notable footballers who played for the Carrow Road outfit in the past.