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Spectacular Harrison Reed strike helps Norwich City record first Championship win of the season

Harrison Reed celebrates his spectacular strike. Credit: PA

Norwich City picked up their first Championship win of the season by beating QPR 2-0 at Carrow Road.

Nélson Oliveira was reinstated to the starting line-up having apologised for his controversial celebration against Fulham on the opening day, and he repaid the faith shown in him by breaking the deadlock shortly after the break.

On-loan Southampton midfielder Harrison Reed then wrapped up the points in spectacular style with a thumping strike from 25 yards out deep into the second-half.

Daniel Farke now has his first league win as Norwich boss. Credit: PA

Jamie Mackie and Conor Washington went closest for the visitors, but Norwich were good value for their victory as they moved up to 10th in the early-season table.

The win also gave new Head Coach Daniel Farke his first league win since taking over earlier this summer and he admitted it was a relief to get off the mark.

“After the game against Sunderland, it was important to bring this result to the table and we did," Farke said.

"We defended very well today and we were very good in our finishing so I’m delighted to win this game.

“We did without a lot of experienced players and I was a little concerned that they were perhaps a little too nervous. From minute-to-minute, we got better and I think in the end we deserved to win.”