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Norwich Reclaim Top Spot After Super Fightback Against Sheffield Wednesday

Much sought after Norwich right back Max Aarons scored his first goal in almost two years this afternoon as Norwich City regained top spot in the Championship with a superb late comeback win over Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road.

The Canaries had been trailing 1-0 after Josh Windass - back in Wednesday's line-up after suspension - headed home Adam Reach's cross on the hour.

But the home side turned the match around in the last 10 minutes, with teenage substitute Josh Martin grabbing his first senior goal before full-back Aarons fired in the winner just 3 minutes later

The result pushed Wednesday back to the foot of the table and leaves them still searching for their first win since Tony Pulis took charge.

Norwich had made a promising start, with left back Jacob Sorensen finding space inside the box to force an early stop from Joe Wildsmith before the visitors then had to scramble Teemu Pukki's follow-up behind. But Sheffield Wednesday went close not long afterwards as Julian Borner's flick-on was headed off the line by Marco Stiepermann, while Barry Bannan then also tested Norwich stand in goalkeeper Michael McGovern with a half-volley.

Norwich struggled to find their rhythm, although they went close early in the second half when skipper Grant Hanley's header sailed just wide from Emi Buendia's corner.  However, Windass marked his return to the Owls side by putting them ahead, stealing between two defenders to meet a deep cross from Reach and register his third goal of the season.

The visitors had two penalty appeals waved away after untidy challenges on Kadeem Harris by both Hanley and Stiepermann, with the latter then making way for Martin 12 minutes from time.

The 19-year-old midfielder made an immediate impact, collecting a return pass from Mario Vrancic to stab home Norwich's equaliser just three minutes after his arrival.  Vrancic was then involved again just minutes later as the Canaries completed their stunning comeback in the 84th minute, setting up Max Aarons to drill his shot past Wildsmith from close range and seal the victory.

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