Norwich City 2 Leeds United 3: YEP player ratings

Souleymane Doukara is challenged by Russell Martin. PIC: Simon Hulme
Souleymane Doukara is challenged by Russell Martin. PIC: Simon Hulme
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YEP writer Phil Hay provides his Leeds United player ratings on the back of the 3-2 win against Norwich City at Carrow Road. Do you agree with his choices?

Rob Green

Flapped at the ball when Norwich scored but showed safe hands either side of that error. Did enough to redeem himself. 6/10

Luke Ayling

Yet again, looked like a top-end Championship right-back. His role in the second goal was superb but only as vital as his string of blocks. 9/10

Kyle Bartley

In the spells when Leeds were under the cosh, Monk’s defence stood up to Norwich brilliantly. This area of the team has been key to United’s revival. 8/10

Pontus Jansson

What a signing, and what on earth is he doing in this division? His reaction to his equaliser oozed raw passion. 9/10

Charlie Taylor

Not a great deal went on on Taylor’s side of the field but he ran a tight ship and gave City very little encouragement. 7/10

Kalvin Phillips

For all but a 15-minute spell after Norwich opened the scoring, his pressing was fantastic - and put players like Graham Dorrans in the shade. 8/10

Eunan O’Kane

Helped Leeds to tick but was ambitious enough to get forward in the move which led to Wood’s strike. Another great bit of business. 9/10

Souleymane Doukara

A surprise to see him start but did enough good work to justify his place. That said, Sacko’s arrival turned the match. 7/10

Pablo Hernandez

The sort of match which really suited him - open, end-to-end and in need of creativity. Did a good job of setting the tone from the start. 8/10

Kemar Roofe

Like Doukara, a lively presence who couldn’t quite break Norwich. Might have scored before a head injury forced him off. 7/10

Chris Wood

Missed a few chances in the first half but buried his opportunity in the second and was a thorn in Norwich’s side from then on. 8/10

Substitutes:

Hadi Sacko (for Roofe, 55) - Sent on due to Roofe’s injury. Norwich hated his pace and were always on the back foot against it. 8/10

Ronaldo Vieira (for Doukara, 72) - Came up with the winner just when Leeds through the victory had gone. Bought a lottery ticket and won. 7/10

Matt Grimes (for Pablo Hernandez, 89) - Did his best to keep Norwich busy in the little time he had. 5/10

Subs (not used): Marco Silvestri, Liam Cooper, Gaetano Berardi, Marcus Antonsson.

Referee: Andy Davies (Hampshire) - a very good and controlled effort in horrendous weather. 8/10

Attendance: 26,903

Norwich City:

Michael McGovern - 5

Russell Martin - 6

Ryan Bennett - 5

Timm Klose - 5

Martin Olsson - 6

Louis Thompson - 5

Robbie Brady - 6

Graham Dorrans - 4

Wes Hoolahan - 6

Alex Pritchard - 7

Cameron Jerome - 5

Substitutes:

Jacob Murphy (for Brady, 74) - 5

Kyle Lafferty (for Pritchard, 84) - 7

CANDIDATE: Norwich City striker Nelson Oliveira, left, could fit the bill to replace Chris Wood.

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