Norwich keeps winning streak alive

Norwich City captured their third straight Premier League victory with a 2-1 victory over Wigan Athletic on Carrow Road to extend their unbeaten run in England’s top flight to ten games.

fter Wigan forward Shaun Maloney equalized in the 51st minute to cancel out midfielder Anthony Pilkington’s 15th-minute opener, Hoolahan struck in the 64th to give Norwich its fifth straight home win in the league at Carrow Road.

Norwich hasn’t lost in the league since going down 4-1 at Chelsea on Oct. 6.

Norwich provisionally rose five places to seventh in the standings, two points from the last Champions League place in manager Chris Hughton’s first season at the club.

Wigan has only one win in its past seven league matches to remain in 18th spot in the standings.