To Be Shown A Card

Norwich City’s relegation came to the surprise of nobody. They’ve shown promise this season, but haven’t nearly been good enough, or consistent enough, at either end of the pitch.

Their next assignment is a tough one: a trip to Stamford Bridge to face a Chelsea side chasing Champions League football.

Of course, Chelsea’s recent defeats to West Ham and Sheffield United are clear evidence of the fact that Frank Lampard’s men are hardly world-beaters, but Norwich have lost every game since the restart, and have troubled the scorers just once in their last seven league games.

As far as I’m concerned, all of the results markets aren’t worth touching.

Chelsea aren’t good enough to confidently slap them with a negative handicap, while Norwich are so poor in front of goal that I’m leaving any BTTS-related tip.

Instead, I’m backing Max Aarons to be shown a card at 9/2.

Considering he’s Norwich’s most prolific yellow card recipient (seven in the Premier League this season), and that he’ll come up against the speedy Christian Pulisic, 9/2 is very generous here, and there’s no way he should be a significantly longer price than the likes of Tom Trybull and Mario Vrancic, who are likely to only enjoy a few minutes off the bench.

As a fun little longshot for interest, I believe this is the route to go down for Chelsea vs Norwich.

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To Be Shown A Card: Aarons - 1pt @ 9/2