Championship roundup: Buendía hits Norwich winner as Swansea go second
02-Jan-2021 17:53:10 | The Guardian
- Leaders Norwich secure first win in three games
- Lowe scores twice as Swansea beat Watford
The Norwich manager, Daniel Farke, has insisted Emi Buendía will be staying at club after watching him produce another brilliant winner to see off Barnsley 1-0 at Carrow Road.
The Argentinian playmaker settled the game in memorable fashion just past the hour when he volleyed home a deep lofted pass, his sublime first touch leaving Jack Walton with no chance.
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