‘I’m in point of fact intrigued’ – Sky Sports’ David Prutton predicts Cardiff City v Norwich City

Cardiff City welcome Norwich City within the opening spherical of the 2022/23 Championship season this weekend.

Of the entire video games occurring within the Championship this weekend, this could be one who many have forgotten about.

But it’s certain to be an exhilarating conflict between two facets with probably differing fortunes going into the brand new season – Cardiff City have a new-look facet and a brand new outlook below Steve Morison, while Norwich City have had a beautiful quiet summer time and don’t have their former helmsman Daniel Farke within the dugout.

Norwich have steamrolled the Championship up to now however that will not be the case this time spherical, and Cardiff City may but marvel a couple of other folks.

And giving his prediction for this weekend’s sport, Sky Sports pundit David Prutton wrote:

“Cardiff boss Steve Morison has been given a lot of room to manoeuvre within the switch window this summer time and he has introduced in 10 avid gamers in consequence, simplest two of whom have commanded switch charges. I’m in point of fact intrigued as to how the Bluebirds are going to get on in Morison’s first complete season in rate.

“Norwich, meanwhile, have looked pretty sharp in pre-season and prioritised attacking reinforcements, with Isaac Hayden and Gabriel Sara sure to offer them a new look going forward. I have to say that I can’t see past Cardiff for this one, though it could well be tight.”

Prutton predicts a 2-1 house win for Cardiff City.

On the cash?

Many are backing Norwich City to be their same old self within the Championship this season – name challengers, most likely in line for an instantaneous go back to the Premier League.

But those that know and observe the Championship will almost definitely say in a different way – there’s a large number of strong-looking groups within the Championship forward of this season, and a large number of groups who’ve reinforced in point of fact smartly this summer time.

Norwich City have spend large on Gabriel Sara however it’s possibly no longer a signing that can assist them win the Championship name.

They’ve additionally misplaced a couple of key avid gamers and while they nonetheless have a powerful core, with names like Max Aarons and Teemu Pukki nonetheless Canaries in the meanwhile, Norwich City may smartly be top-six contenders somewhat than name contenders.

Cardiff City however will unquestionably pass into this opening sport with massive optimism, and if Morison has loved a excellent summer time at the coaching pitch and has controlled to get his new avid gamers gelling and enjoying smartly in combination, they may well be top-six challengers themselves.

It’s indisputably a captivating fixture, and it kicks off at 3pm the next day to come afternoon.

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