Osayi-Samuel, who netted the Championship side’s equaliser from the penalty spot at Carrow Road, had the goal at his mercy, but failed to convert, subsequently costing his side what would have been a significant three points away at the leaders.
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The win was more fitting as it came in midfielder David Silva’s final league game for last season’s champions
The Clarets need a point to make this their best-ever campaign in the competition, while Brighton is playing for pride alone after securing their top-flight status last week.
Wood struck in first-half stoppage-time at Carrow Road after already relegated Norwich had Emiliano Buendia and Josip Drmic sent off.
Meanwhile, the Canaries play host to the Clarets in a game, which marks their final home fixture, before their relegation from the Premier League.
Giroud nodded in Christian Pulisic’s teasing cross for his third goal in as many league starts, easing Chelsea’s lingering pain from Saturday’s 3-0 humbling at Sheffield United.
West Ham United will be looking to boost their Premier League survival hopes and all but relegate Norwich City in the process in lunchtime’s clash at Carrow Road.
Former England international Welbeck scored his first league goal for Watford since joining at the start of the season
The Canaries go into the match now seven points from safety and with a return to the Championship looking increasingly likely, whereas Brighton have a six-point cushion to the bottom three with six games remaining.
The Gabon international beat the record previously held by Thierry Henry when he bagged the opener against the Canaries.
The Manchester United striker scored against Norwich and has five goals in four starts since joining from Shanghai Shenhua in January.
The Nigerian forward has been a big hit since signing on loan from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in January, scoring five goals and creating one assist in all competitions.
The Canaries are battling relegation in the Premier League but overcame Tottenham Hotspur in the last round, when United cruised past Derby County.
With Daniel Farke’s six points adrift and fast running out of time, the rock-bottom Canaries desperately needed to make a winning return to Premier League action after a 104-day break due to the coronavirus pandemic
The former footballer, best known for his eight-year stint at Wimbledon when he won the FA Cup in 1988 and scored more than 100 goals in all competitions, spoke during his stint on Channel 4’s Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins.
Sheffield United maintained their push for European football with a 1-0 home win against bottom club Norwich.
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is stepping up his recovery from a calf injury, but Wednesday’s FA Cup fifth round meeting with Birmingham City will come too early for him.
The Nigeria international missed the Foxes’ previous three games against Wigan Athletic, West Ham United and Aston Villa after struggling to overcome a knee injury he suffered in January
Norwich remain bottom of the table in spite of the three points, but are now only four points from the safety zone
The Canaries head into today’s match sitting eight points adrift of safety, putting the pressure on Daniel Farke’s side to push for victory at Molineux.