Norwich City v Blackburn Rovers: Championship – live!

27 April 2019 05:53
Live updates from the 7.30pm BST kick-offYou can email Rob here with your commentsScoreboard: Saturday’s results and latest scoresAs they stand: the latest Championship table 6.53pm BST In reality, Norwich have already been promoted, such is their goal-difference advantage over Leeds. They’ll be joined in the Premier League by Sheffield United, who lead Ipswich with a few minutes remaining at Bramall Lane. That result means Norwich will start tonight’s match in second place, behind Sheffield United on goal difference. 6.32pm BST Norwich City (4-2-3-1) Krul; Aarons, Zimmermann, Godfrey, Lewis; McLean, Vrancic; Buendia, Stiepermann, Hernandez; Pukki.Substitutes: McGovern, Leitner, Rhodes, Klose, Tettey, Hanley, Cantwell.Blackburn Rovers (4-2-3-1) Leutwiler; Bennett, Lenihan, Williams, Bell; Travis, Rodwell; Armstrong, Dack, Rothwell; Graham.Substitutes: Raya, Nyambe, Chapman, Mulgrew, Brereton, Evans, Conway. 5.38pm BST Evening. There’s a party in NR1 tonight, and we’re all bloody well invited. It’s taken a bit longer that expected, but tonight’s the night when Norwich City should formally secure promotion to the Premier League. All they need is a point at home to mid-table Blackburn Rovers, who have nothing to play for except pride, and you know what Marsellus Wallace said about that.Norwich won’t want to sneak over the line with a fifth consecutive draw, however. They have played such gorgeous football for most of the season that they will be desperate to put on one last show for their supporters. The talismanic Emi Buendia was suspended for the last two home games, those dramatic 2-2 draws against Reading and Sheffield Wednesday. With him back in the side, Norwich should be ready to party. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian