Norwich vs Man City LIVE commentary: Full talkSPORT coverage of Premier League clash plus match stats and team news


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Newly-promoted Norwich host Premier League champions Manchester City in Saturday’s late kick-off as talkSPORT’s GameDay special finishes with a flourish.

The sides are at opposite ends of the table with Norwich second from bottom and City only behind Liverpool at the top.

Norwich take on Man City live on talkSPORT

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Norwich take on Man City live on talkSPORT

Daniel Farke’s side have impressed so far this season despite their three defeats while in-form striker Teemu Pukki has been superb.

But the Canaries face a huge test against a City this weekend who have netted 14 times in their opening four games.

talkSPORT will be there to bring you all action so will City claim yet another top-flight win or can Norwich spring a surprise?

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Norwich vs Man City: How to listen

The Premier League clash will get under way at 5:30pm on Saturday, September 14.

Full commentary from Carrow Road will be live on talkSPORT, with our coverage starting at 5:15pm.

Laura Woods will bring you all the build-up from Norfolk before handing over to Clive Tyldesley and Dean Ashton for live and exclusive commentary.

To tune in, just click here for the live stream or click the radio player below.

You can also listen through the talkSPORT App, on DAB Digital Radio or on MW 1053 or 1089.

For more information about how to listen LIVE on talkSPORT click here.

Norwich star Teemu Pukki has started the new season in fine form

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Norwich star Teemu Pukki has started the new season in fine form

Norwich vs Man City: What has been said?

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke: “Sometimes when you have many muscle injuries, you have to look at doing something different in training.

“But these injuries are so unlucky. We cannot complain too much. We won’t cry, it’s tricky, but we will try to search for some solutions.”

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola: “We have played four games, which is nothing. Now we start the real competition, we play Saturday, we travel to Ukraine Monday and play Wednesday, we land Thursday afternoon and Saturday we have the Premier League and then go to Preston.

“The next five games [in all competitions], four are away. Many things can happen, we have had two terrible injuries with Leroy [Sane] and Aymeric [Laporte] so we will see.”

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Norwich vs Man City: Match stats

  • Norwich have won just one of their last 14 Premier League meetings with Manchester City, winning 3-2 at the Etihad in May 2013.
  • Man City are unbeaten in their last seven away league games against Norwich, since losing their first Premier League visit to Carrow Road in February 1993. Their last two trips have finished 0-0, however.
  • City are unbeaten in their last 25 league games against promoted sides, since losing at Burnley in March 2015 under Manuel Pellegrini.
  • Norwich have only lost four consecutive games in all competitions under Daniel Farke once before.
  • Sergio Aguero has scored in City’s four matches this season. Only two players have ever scored in a club’s first five matches of a season – Jose Antonio Reyes for Arsenal in 2004-05 and Wayne Rooney for Man United in 2011-12.
  • Norwich have faced the most open-play shots in the Premier League this season (54) and conceded the most open-play goals (9), while opponents Man City have attempted the most shots in open-play (62) and scored the most open-play goals (13).
  • Since the start of the 2010-11 season, Man City’s David Silva has assisted 87 Premier League goals, 27 more than any other player. Silva has assisted two goals in each of his last two Premier League games – no player has ever set up two or more goals in three consecutive appearances.

Sergio Aguero’s Man City face Norwich this weekend

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Sergio Aguero’s Man City face Norwich this weekend

Norwich vs Man City: Team news

Norwich have eight players ruled out of the clash and have major doubts over Tim Krul, Ben Godfrey and Grant Hanley too.

Max Aarons, Cristoph Zimmermann, Moritz Leitner, Tom Trybull and Mario Vrancic have all picked up injuries, while Timm Klose and Onel Hernandez remain absent and Patrick Roberts is ineligible.

For City, Aymeric Laporte is set to miss six months after requiring knee surgery following an injury against Brighton.

John Stones is fit again to come in and Gabriel Jesus and Benjamin Mendy could also feature in the squad.


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