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Brentford 1 – 2 Norwich

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Norwich picked up their first Premier League win of the season at the 11th time of asking by beating Brentford to move off the bottom of the table.

The Canaries made a dream start when Mathias Normann slotted in from the edge of the area after a good run.

It was the first time Norwich had been ahead in a game this season, although only a superb save from Tim Krul to deny Christian Norgaard from point-blank range prevented Brentford from quickly drawing level.

It proved a crucial save because Norwich doubled their lead midway through the first half when Teemu Pukki was brought down inside the box by Charlie Goode, and the Finland striker stepped up to score the penalty.

It prompted scenes of jubilation in the away end, with the travelling fans seeing their side score two goals for the first time in 29 Premier League games.

But they endured a nervous second half as Brentford put on the pressure. Bryan Mbeumo had a goal ruled out for offside before Rico Henry volleyed home to make it 2-1.

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