DANIEL FARKE hailed Norwich’s “steel” as they moved to the verge of an immediate Premier League return.
Kieran Dowell won it with a stunning first-half free-kick as the Canaries continued their march to the title.
But this was a workmanlike victory unlike the champagne football from the midweek 7-0 win over Huddersfield.
Norwich could have clinched promotion had other results gone their way but Swansea and Brentford both won.
Yet with 90 points in the bag already, Farke should soon be tasting fizz after seeing off Wayne Rooney’s Derby.
His side now need just two more points to secure their promotion. And the City boss was thrilled to have banked the win ahead of games against Bournemouth and Watford.
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