​Despite earning a breathtaking return to the Premier League, form and results have faded in to the distance for Norwich City in recent times, seeing them plummet to the foot of the league table after only 12 matches. 

The newly-promoted side have shown glimpses of greatness this term, but the gulf in class between the top tier and the Championship seems currently insurmountable for the Canaries. 

They have won only two games this campaign and are already four points from safety, without a win since September 14.

Let's take a look at the highs and the lows of Norwich's season so far...

Positive - Teemu Pukki

Teemu Pukki

​The 'Pukki Party' has been in full swing in Finland over the international break, but for ​Norwich, it has been a different story of late. 

The Finnish striker hasn't scored in the Premier League since the Canaries' 3-2 triumph over Manchester City back in September and he is struggling to re-capture his early season form. 

However, where there's a Pukki, there's a way. The 29-year-old still has six goals this term and bagged the ​Premier League Player of the Month award back in August, and if he is able to find his shooting boots at Carrow Road, then Norwich have a chance.

Negative - Rock Bottom

Daniel Farke

There have been a fair few negatives for Daniel Farke's side this season, but the most worrying of all is their league position. They sit rock bottom of the league table with only seven points from 12 games, having lost six of their last seven matches.

2-0 seems to be the scoreline of choice, having lost by that result in five matches this term, but the Canaries have also participated in hefty defeats - most notably a 5-1 home loss to fellow newly-promoted side ​Aston Villa.

Form and results have been dismal, and the gap between themselves and 17th is ever growing. 

Positive - 'That Game' Against Man City


No matter what happens to Norwich this season, their 3-2 victory over last season's treble-winning ​Man City will live long in the memory. Perhaps one of the greatest results in recent Premier League years, Norwich blitzed the champions and got all in yellow and green believing.

While things have not quite gone to plan since, the Canaries showed their qualities in that victory with remarkable performances from Pukki, Todd Cantwell and Emiliano Buendia. 

It will be an encounter remembered for years to come at Carrow Road, and it will offer a glimmer of hope to Norwich fans as the season progresses.

Negative - Defensive Woes


​Farke has had a rough time of things in terms of injuries this season, but regardless, Norwich's defence has been nothing short of diabolical.

While it was never expected that the Canaries would grace the Premier League with stoic defensive displays, it probably wasn't foreseen that they would struggle quite so badly at the back.

Norwich have let in a whopping 28 goals in only 12 matches, averaging over two goals conceded per game. They have managed only one clean sheet all season, and their defending has been comical throughout the campaign. 

With little in the way of summer investment, Norwich entered the season with a lack of depth or quality across their back line, and are paying for their poor summer transfer window. 

Positive - Plenty of Time

Will Hughes,Todd Cantwell

​While Farke's side seem all but doomed already, it is worth pointing out that we are only approximately a third of the way through the season. And while there may be no signs of radical short-term improvements, there are a hell of a lot of games still to be played.

There have been signs of life in Norwich, albeit in the early stages of the season, but there is little stopping the Canaries from pushing on and picking up points.

They will be buoyed by those returning from injury and with their next three fixtures against sides in turmoil - ​Everton​Arsenal and ​Southampton - there is potential for a turnaround. 

Negative - The Goal Drought

Teemu Pukki

For a side that showed a vast amount of attacking potential earlier in the campaign, the goals haven't half dried up for Norwich.

They have scored only two goals in their last seven matches, both of which were consolation goals in resounding home defeats. And while there is plenty of offensive talent in their ranks, it will be of great concern to Farke that his side are struggling in front of goal.

If Norwich don't start scoring again soon, having netted only 11 goals all term, then the writing could very soon be on the wall for the Canaries.