City ended the season in disappointing fashion as Norwich deservedly headed back to East Anglia with all three points.
Jack Rodwell capped a fine individual performance with a goal in each half, but it wasn’t enough to stir a jaded Blues to life and as the Canaries took full advantage of a lacklustre display from the hosts to win 3-2.
It wasn’t hard to understand perhaps why City couldn’t raise their game with the FA Cup final defeat against Wigan still fresh in the memory, not to mention the events off the pitch that have taken place in the last week.
A little over 12 months ago, the Blues went into the final game of the season with the biggest domestic prize of all within grasp – there was not quite so much resting on this game, save for professional pride and a desire to end the campaign on a high.Read full match report
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