“When you play against a team that plays good football, you have to be sure you are organised and aggressive enough – we were and got three points and that is the most important thing," said Benitez.
“All the team is working really hard and doing well.
“These players [Townsend and Gray] know how we want to play, so it is easier [to bed them in].
“They cannot do everything without the others on the pitch and the ones we are missing.
“We are creating a good team spirit and, hopefully, with the players coming back, the big names scoring goals, the team will be stronger.
“These kinds of games are difficult because everybody is expecting you to win.
“We started well and had control for 30 minutes… Norwich didn't create too much and we were attacking but without being very dangerous.
“The last 15 minutes of the first half, they started passing the ball, so we had to adjust in the second half.
“At 1-0, they had the hope they could do something.
“We were working very hard and adjusted a bit tactically to be more aggressive in the middle.
“We scored the second goal, then had two or three situations that could have been better."
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