Canaries lose their voice in Abertawe

Abi Davies can at last bring us some good news from the Swansea camp.

Norwich were in pole position to claim the highly sought after second automatic promotion spot going into Saturday’s game at The Liberty having won their previous nine Championship matches. The Canaries were undefeated on the road since February 5th while The Swans boast one of the best defensive records in the league, having only conceded 9 Championship goals at home all season.

It was the visitors who started the brighter, demonstrating their premier league credentials within the opening four minutes with loan signing Daniel Pacheco and Grant Holt forcing Swansea keeper Dorus De Vries into making an instinctive double save.

Despite this early onslaught, it was the home side who broke the deadlock moments later as a late challenge from Zac Whitbread on Fabio Borini presented the Swans with a free kick 25 yards from goal and after an impressive brace at The Liberty on his d├ębut, Italian Under 21 international Borini picked himself up to take the free kick, firing the ball into the top left hand corner- netting his third goal in Swansea City colours. Continue reading