Deeney stepped up to finish past Declan Rudd after Alexander Tettey had fouled Ighalo in the area. And Ighalo netted his ninth goal of the season in second-half stoppage time after combining well with Deeney.
“I love my strikers and I love the team we have,” their manager said after seeing his side move up to ninth. “We have passion, we have ambition and we have soul. I have an amazing feeling with these players and they are loving the Premier League.
Having arrived in the Premier League as a team playing reasonably open football on a sensible budget with a fashionable young manager, Norwich have every right to feel a bit peeved that everyone’s fawning over Bournemouth. It’s like they’ve turned up at a fancy dress party as Olaf from Frozen, only to find that someone else had that idea first and had a mum with a fancy sewing machine; they’re now in the bathroom desperately attempting to improvise an abominable snowman costume instead.
More games from 5th December at https://oldwatford.com/tag/dec5