Five Canaries see competitive action
The 26-year-old winger's cross on the stroke of half-time was headed home by striker Jonathan Kodjia to move City four points clear of the relegation-zone.
Featuring against the Club whose Academy he originally graduated from, Bennett was eventually replaced in the 78th minute.
Josh Murphy played the full match for MK Dons as they edged to an important 1-0 home win against struggling Charlton Athletic.
Brilliant win last night for the team. Unbelievable character after weekend result. Day off after 3pts is so much more enjoyable ⚽️🔴— Elliott Bennett (@Ebenno88) November 4, 2015
The game was settled by Dean Bowditch's first half strike, giving the Dons their first win in four outings.
Meanwhile, fellow Academy graduate Harry Toffolo also completed 90 minutes as Rotherham were narrowly beaten at Middlesbrough.
Personally not my best performance but the team was outstanding today! Should have won by more aswell! Well done @deanbowditch9 4 the goal!🙌— Josh Murphy (@joshmurphy65) November 3, 2015
An early goal from former England wide-man Stewart Downing proved enough for the visitors to take all three points, leaving United bottom of the division.
Tony Andreu played 87 minutes at the Riverside Stadium before being substituted.
Elsewhere, Gary Hooper was
Boys dug in against a very good Middlesbrough side! Thank you to the fans that travelled.. Big game against Ipswich Saturday! We go again!— Harry Toffolo (@Harry_Toffolo) November 3, 2015
Michael Turner missed the match through injury, with his last Owls appearance coming on Saturday, 17 October against Hull.