While many Premier League teams of years past have succumbed to relegation and then sacked their manager, Norwich stuck by their man Daniel Farke, and it has paid off one season later. The German coach has inspired the Canaries to an instant return to England's top flight, securing 97 points in their 46 EFL Championship fixtures. The last team to secure that many (or more) points was Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2017-18, and look at where they are now. So although the Canaries have been yo-yo-ing between the Championship and the Premier League in previous years, the club should have hope that their Premier League fortunes can change around next season. Here is a tactical analysis of Daniel Farke's Norwich at the end of the 2020-21 Championship season.
In one of the most entertaining encounters of the round, newly promoted side Middlesbrough and three-time 9th place finishers, Stoke City cancelled each other out in a 1-1 draw. Middlesbrough dominated the majority of the match. In fact they were brilliant in the opening 45, playing tiki-taka like football with fullbacks bombing forward and Gaston Ramirez … Continue reading Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City Review