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Daniel Farke proud of 'crazy' Norwich City side as Canaries produce another 'Hollywood' finale

Teemu Pukki was Norwich's hero yet again. Credit: PA
  • Norwich City 3-2 Bolton Wanderers

Norwich City Head Coach Daniel Farke hailed the spirit of his young side as the Canaries produced another "Hollywood" finale to beat Bolton Wanderers 3-2 at Carrow Road.

A 93rd minute strike from top scorer Teemu Pukki won it for Norwich who had previously thrown away a two-goal lead.

The Canaries were cruising at 2-0 thanks to goals from Mario Vrančić and Marco Stiepermann but Bolton fought back through Sammy Ameobi and Mark Beevers to level late on.

However, Ameobi was dismissed for a second yellow card in injury time, and then Pukki came up with another last-gasp winner to send Carrow Road crazy.

The result also kept Norwich top of The Championship by a single point, and after the game, Farke paid tribute to his team's never-say-die attitude.

"To win this game, it's a bit like Hollywood today," Farke said.

"I'm not interested in speaking about any mistakes, I'm more willing to speak about how crazy and how brilliant these lads are.

"I mentioned before the game that you can lift the treasure in Hollywood when you have to fight against setbacks and situations where you can't win and more or less this was one of those stories."

Tom Ince puts Stoke ahead against Ipswich. Credit: PA
  • Stoke City 2-0 Ipswich Town

Meanwhile, Ipswich Town lost further ground in the fight to stay up after they lost 2-0 at Stoke City.

Town put in a spirited performance against Paul Lambert's former side, but were undone by goals from Tom Ince and Joe Allen.

It means Ipswich are now eight points adrift of safety, but Lambert remains convinced that they can get out of the predicament they find themselves in.

"I thought we were brilliant. We came here and dominated the game,” he told Ipswich's official website.

"I’m so proud of the players. Football wise we were excellent. We were the better team. You could see the reaction of the supporters at the end. They can see we are going the right way.

“The level of performance is there. We just need that win that the players deserve but it will come.”