Dean Smith – Norwich City – Tactical Analysis

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At the time that Dean Smith took over from Daniel Farke at Norwich, the Canaries were rooted bottom of the table with just 1 win. They looked destined for relegation without any hope of survival, regardless of how Smith might do in charge. But now, after two back to back wins against Everton and Watford, Norwich suddenly have a real chance of survival. Here is a quick tactical analysis of Dean Smith’s 4-2-3-1 with Norwich City.

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CONCLUSION

Norwich remain in serious trouble this 2021-22 Premier League season, but Dean Smith’s side deserve some credit for their recent form, and their surprising escape off not only the bottom of the table, but the bottom three altogether. Smith has some work to do in getting a tune out of his best players, but Norwich are showing clear signs of form as he finds his footing at his new club.

To see how Dean Smith compares to Daniel Farke’s Norwich, see our 2020-21 Daniel Farke – Norwich – Tactical Analysis.

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