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Two changes see Danny Graham and Elliott Bennett return to the starting lineup at Carrow Road

27 April 2019

Tony Mowbray has named two changes to his starting XI for tonight's Championship clash against Norwich City.

Elliott Bennett comes back into the team against his old side and will wear the armband. The midfielder, who enjoyed a four-and-a-half-year spell at Carrow Road, will start at right back, with Ryan Nyambe dropping to the bench.

The other alteration sees the return of Danny Graham - a man who has a terrific record against the Canaries. The 33-year-old has scored in six of his 10 outings against the Norfolk side.

He comes back into the side after being an unused substitute against Bolton Wanderers on Easter Monday, with Ben Brereton, who scored against the Trotters, dropping to the bench.

Also named a substitute, Harry Chapman is part of the squad for the first time since returning from Middlesbrough in the January transfer window.

For the hosts, who will be promoted to the Premier League should they get at least a point, two former Rovers in the form of Academy graduate Grant Hanley and striker Jordan Rhodes, are on the bench.

Christoph Zimmermann will skipper the side and play in the defence, whilst Mario Vrancic, who scored a late equaliser in their last home game against Sheffield Wednesday, starts in midfield.

Kick-off this evening is at 7.30pm and you can follow all the action via iFollow Rovers or across our social media channels.

Norwich City: Krul, Godfrey, Zimmermann (c), Vrancic, Lewis, Buendia, Stiepermann, Pukki, McLean, Hernandez, Aarons.

Substitutes: McGovern, Leitner, Rhodes, Klose, Tettey, Hanley, Cantwell.

Rovers: Leutwiler, Bennett (c), Lenihan, Williams, Bell, Rodwell, Travis, Armstrong, Dack, Rothwell, Graham.

Substitutes: Raya, Nyambe, Chapman, Mulgrew, Brereton, Evans, Conway.


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