Norwich City's 2016 in numbers

Norwich's Robbie Brady celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates

With one game left in 2016, we take a look at the league stats behind Norwich City's year.

Games played: 42

Norwich City began 2016 with a 1-0 win over Southampton at Carrow Road.

Wins: 14 (9 home/5 away)

The Canaries won four games in a row in September against Cardiff City, Wigan Athletic, Nottingham Forest and Burton Albion. 

Draws: 5 (3 home/2 away)

Norwich played out two goalless draws, including a stalemate with Manchester City in March. 

Defeats: 23 (8 home/15 away)

Alex Neil's side lost five consecutive league games following their win over Southampton at the start of 2016.

Points accumulated: 47 (30 home/17 away)

Norwich picked up 14 Premier League points this year.

Goals scored: 55 (36 home/19 away)

Norwich's highest margin victory of 2016 was the 5-0 win over Brentford. 

Goals conceded: 72 (31 home/41 away)

Norwich conceded five goals in their defeats to Liverpool and Brighton Hove Albion.

Clean sheets: 7 (6 home/1 away)

Three of Norwich's clean sheets came in the Premier League.

Average possession: 50%

The 66% share of possession the Canaries had in their 3-0 defeat to Birmingham City was the most they had all year. Their lowest amount of possession was 31% in their 1-0 defeat to Arsenal.

Shots on target: 170

Norwich failed to register a shot on target in their goalless draw with Manchester City. The most amount of shots they managed was 11 against Brentford.

Yellow cards: 69 

City picked up five yellow cards on two occasions in 2016 (Swansea City and Newcastle United). There were 7 games where Norwich didn't collect a booking. 

Red cards: 3

Gary O'Neil, Martin Olsson and Jonny Howson all saw red for Norwich in 2016.

Fouls committed: 494

The Canaries gave away 22 fouls in their 2-2 draw against Fulham.

Substitutes used: 113

Alex Neil used all three available substitutes on 33 occasions. 


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