Daniel Farke: Norwich City boss not burying Premier League survival hopes despite poor start | Football news

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Daniel Farke has said he will not bury ‘Norwich alive’ despite five successive Premier League defeats to start the season.

The Canaries have no points to show after a tough first round of games and occupy the bottom of the table ahead of another daunting task – a Carabao Cup third round match against Liverpool playmaker on Tuesday at Carrow Road.

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The fixture list gave Norwich a cruel start to life in the top flight as they lost to the Reds of Jurgen Klopp, Manchester City, Leicester and Arsenal in their first four games.

The home loss to newly promoted Watford last time around was a harder pill to swallow for Farke – whose team have been booed by some supporters – but he is backing his young side to bounce back.

“Let’s be honest, the first game that really mattered was our home game against Watford,” he said.

“Yeah, we lost that game and of course it was a setback and we’re right now if we’re really honest with three points of our plan – it’s not great.

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“We’re not very happy with that, but that doesn’t mean we’re relegated either – so you still want to stay balanced and be self-critical and be honest and we analyze that and we absolutely need to focus, especially our advocacy. own goal because we’ve conceded too many goals so far.

“It’s also important that at this moment I don’t punish my players too much, and support them, and then also be critical and talk about what we need to improve.

“I think it’s important to always be honest but also not to bury them alive and it’s important to stay positive.”

A bright spark in Norwich’s season to date has been the 6-0 beating they took on top-flight Bournemouth Championship players in the Carabao Cup second round.

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Norwich manager Daniel Farke has claimed his side made too many mistakes in the 3-1 home loss to Watford in the Premier League.

Farke has been pleased with the cup’s presentations in recent seasons, having reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup two years ago to lose to Manchester United in overtime.

“Tomorrow is a different competition, we know we are a cup team, we have proven that on different occasions in recent years,” he added.

“We want to be as successful as possible in the Cup because the Cup is the same as the league, but of course there will be changes and we need new players on the pitch.

“There’s no question about that either, but I also want to see progress in terms of defending our own goal tomorrow, because it’s also a subject that we need to improve on in order to gain points at the league level.

“Today we are already in a much better mood and also ready to go, it’s a different competition and we also know that we are a cup team and want to go to the next round against the big favorite in Liverpool.

“We know it’s a big, big demand but nonetheless it’s a make or die game and we want to be there with a good result.”

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