Norwich City’s destiny has been sealed as the Canaries suffered relegation to the Championship with Saturday’s loss to Aston Villa.
Dean Smith misplaced 2-0 to his former membership at Villa Park to depart Norwich on the point of the drop.
A late victory for relegation rivals Burnley made positive the East Anglians can be making an on the spot return to the second tier following final yr’s promotion.
Norwich in first relegation spot for 2021-22
Smith suffered an sad afternoon in his first match again at Villa Park, having been sacked by the Birmingham aspect earlier within the season.
Goals from Ollie Watkins and Danny Ings sealed a simple victory for the hosts, one which all however ensures them survival after a tricky marketing campaign in 2021-22.
Norwich would neverthless have lived on to battle one other day had Burnley dropped factors to Watford.
Yet regardless of trailing for greater than 70 minutes by James Tarkowski’s personal aim, the Clarets mounted a late comeback to win 2-1 and ship the Canaries down.
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Watford’s defeat additionally leaves them in grave peril of relegation as the season enters its last phases.
The Hornets are only one level above Norwich on 22, 12 behind Leeds United and Burnley with simply 4 to play.
If both of these take a single level from their last matches or Watford drop any, they’ll be a part of Norwich within the Championship subsequent yr.
Everton at the moment occupy the ultimate relegation spot in 18th place and path Leeds and Burnley by 5 factors, albeit with one and two video games in hand over their rivals respectively.
The Toffees tackle supervisor Frank Lampard’s former membership Chelsea on Sunday in an important recreation for their survival prospects.