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Andrew Omobamidele has opened his Premier League account.

Ireland international Andrew Omobamidele scored the first goal of his Premier League career for Norwich City on Sunday afternoon.

Omobamidele rose highest to meet an in-swinging corner-kick as Norwich were defeated again on home soil as the pressure ramped up on manager Daniel Farke.

The defender was making his first Premier League start since September when Norwich narrowly lost out to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Andrew Omobamidele v Leeds.

Despite defeat, the former Leixlip United schoolboy impressed suitably for the hosts during the game for a confidence-shorn Norwrich.

While he also scored, the Irish international won the most tackles in the game and had a 74% passes completion rate.

He also won five duels, secured one interception and made ten recoveries as he tested himself against tricky Brazilian winger Raphinha.

Saying that, his header was taken with conviction and levelled the game momentarily as Norwich eventually were defeated by their relegation rivals.

Norwich City v Leeds.

Following an impressive display from the Irish defender, Norwich City still fell to defeat against Leeds United as Marcelo Bielsa’s side eased some drop fears of their own.

Raphinha gave Leeds a second-half lead after leaving Omobamidele stumped inside the Norwich penalty area – before Omobamidele equalised moments later.

Andrew Omobamidele

Tim Krul, however, made a calamitous error moments after the Canaries equalised to hand Leeds all three points, letting Rodrigo’s long-range effort through his hands.

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