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  • Date:18 Aug 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Craven Cottage
  • Attendance:25,062
  • Duff (25) Petric (40)
    Petric (53) Kacaniklic (65)
    Sidwell - pen (86)
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91:21 +1.21

Brede Hangeland concedes a free kick for a foul on Steve Morison. Direct free kick taken by Russell Martin.

88:27

Mahamadou Diarra concedes a free kick for a foul on Bradley Johnson. Marc Tierney takes the direct free kick.

85:56

Michael Turner gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Hugo Rodallega. Penalty taken right-footed by Steve Sidwell and scored. Fulham 5-0 Norwich.Assist by Hugo Rodallega.

85:32

Corner taken by John Arne Riise from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Michael Turner.

85:07

Alex Kacaniklic takes a shot. Blocked by Russell Martin.

84:02

Steve Sidwell challenges Elliott Bennett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Wesley Hoolahan. Centre by Wesley Hoolahan.

80:39

Bryan Ruiz leaves the field to be replaced by Steve Sidwell.

80:06

The ball is delivered by Marc Tierney.

76:02

Wesley Hoolahan is brought on as a substitute for Grant Holt.

74:32

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Anthony Pilkington from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Hugo Rodallega.

73:32

Unfair challenge on Bradley Johnson by John Arne Riise results in a free kick. Damien Duff leaves the field to be replaced by Pajtim Kasami. Free kick taken by Russell Martin.

70:57

The ball is delivered by Elliott Bennett.

70:27

Damien Duff is ruled offside. Michael Turner restarts play with the free kick.

69:11

Centre by John Arne Riise, Bradley Johnson manages to make a clearance.

68:37

A cross is delivered by Bradley Johnson, save made by Mark Schwarzer.

67:54

Bradley Johnson takes a shot. Save by Mark Schwarzer.

67:26

Hugo Rodallega is brought on as a substitute for Mladen Petric.

65:41

A goal is scored by Alex Kacaniklic from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Fulham 4-0 Norwich.Mladen Petric provided the assist for the goal.

63:59

A cross is delivered by Elliott Bennett, save by Mark Schwarzer.

63:36

Centre by Elliott Bennett, Aaron Hughes manages to make a clearance.

58:16

Marc Tierney sends in a cross, save by Mark Schwarzer.

57:27

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sascha Riether by Anthony Pilkington. Mark Schwarzer takes the free kick.

57:04

Elliott Bennett fouled by Bryan Ruiz, the ref awards a free kick. Jonathan Howson restarts play with the free kick.

56:24

Steve Morison is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Mark Schwarzer restarts play with the free kick.

55:52

Elliott Bennett on for Robert Snodgrass.

53:45

Mladen Petric scores a goal from long distance to the top left corner of the goal. Fulham 3-0 Norwich.Assist by Bryan Ruiz.

52:22

The ball is crossed by Steve Morison, save by Steve Morison.

50:49

Mladen Petric challenges Michael Turner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Michael Turner.

48:23

The ball is swung over by John Arne Riise, Michael Turner makes a clearance.

47:46

Anthony Pilkington takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar.

47:17

Damien Duff is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by John Ruddy.

45:43

Unfair challenge on Mahamadou Diarra by Bradley Johnson results in a free kick. Aaron Hughes takes the free kick.

45:23 +0.23

Unfair challenge on Marc Tierney by Damien Duff results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by John Ruddy.

45:01

Steve Morison joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andrew Surman.

44:09

Sascha Riether takes a shot. Anthony Pilkington gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Damien Duff, Marc Tierney manages to make a clearance.

43:41

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Damien Duff from the right by-line, clearance made by Marc Tierney.

42:42

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Moussa Dembele by Bradley Johnson. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Bryan Ruiz, save made by John Ruddy.

40:33

Damien Duff takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Mladen Petric scores a headed goal from close range. Fulham 2-0 Norwich.The assist for the goal came from Damien Duff.

35:05

Foul by Marc Tierney on Mladen Petric, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Sascha Riether from right wing, save by John Ruddy. Corner taken left-footed by Damien Duff, Mahamadou Diarra challenges Michael Turner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by John Ruddy.

34:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Pilkington on Sascha Riether. Free kick taken by Sascha Riether.

31:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Moussa Dembele on Grant Holt. Robert Snodgrass has an effort direct from the free kick.

29:35

Grant Holt fouled by Brede Hangeland, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Bennett.

28:21

Marc Tierney produces a cross.

25:16

Damien Duff finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Fulham 1-0 Norwich.John Arne Riise provided the assist for the goal.

24:46

Mahamadou Diarra fouled by Grant Holt, the ref awards a free kick. Mahamadou Diarra takes the free kick.

24:06

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Damien Duff from the right by-line.

23:45

Mladen Petric takes a shot. John Ruddy makes a save.

22:09

Bryan Ruiz takes a shot. Save by John Ruddy.

21:32

John Arne Riise takes a shot. John Ruddy makes a save.

19:36

Michael Turner challenges Damien Duff unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Damien Duff.

17:52

Bryan Ruiz takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

17:30

Damien Duff produces a cross, Jonathan Howson makes a clearance.

16:06

Andrew Surman takes a shot. Save by Mark Schwarzer. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass played to the near post, Mladen Petric makes a clearance.

14:48

Michael Turner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Damien Duff. Free kick crossed left-footed by Bryan Ruiz from right wing, save made by John Ruddy.

13:50

Brede Hangeland gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass. Free kick taken by John Ruddy.

11:53

A cross is delivered by Damien Duff, John Ruddy makes a save.

9:09

Sascha Riether crosses the ball, clearance made by Russell Martin.

8:57

Alex Kacaniklic sends in a cross.

7:04

Bradley Johnson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bryan Ruiz. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Bryan Ruiz, Marc Tierney manages to make a clearance.

5:16

Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass played to the near post, Mahamadou Diarra makes a clearance.

4:22

Sascha Riether gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Pilkington. Free kick taken by Bradley Johnson.

1:15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Kacaniklic by Bradley Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Mahamadou Diarra.

Match Preview

Jol furious with Liverpool Liverpool have "embarrassed" Fulham over their failure to follow up an inquiry for Clint Dempsey, an angry Martin Jol has claimed. The Whites boss confirmed that star forward Dempsey has told him that he wants to leave Craven Cottage for Liverpool, who have been keeping track of the player all summer. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers admitted last month that he was interested in signing the 29-year-old, but the Ulsterman has never lodged a bid for Dempsey, which has left Jol fuming. "That was very disappointing," Jol told a press conference previewing the season opener with Norwich. "Clint told everyone he was going to Liverpool before he came back so we really thought there was quite a firm interest in him. "Even (Rodgers) told everyone he was interested in Clint Dempsey, but our people never had an offer. It's almost embarrassing. "If you have shown interest in a player, you have to follow it up with an offer." Despite losing Andy Johnson and Bobby Zamora to QPR over the last six months, Jol is now resigned to losing another one of his goal scorers in Dempsey. The United States international, who scored 23 goals in all competitions last season, has been training away from the rest of the Fulham squad after missing the club's pre-season training camp, and will not play in tomorrow's Barclays Premier League season-opener against Norwich at Craven Cottage. Dempsey and Liverpool are in a strong bargaining position as the player only has 12 months left on his contract, but Jol insists the American will not leave unless a decent offer comes in for him. "We've got a chairman who's quite strong and if we get the right price we will sell him and if not he'll stay here," the Dutchman added. "I would like to keep him but I think it's impossible because he wants to move. "Clint told me he wants to go to a Champions League club. "I'm not sure if Liverpool is in the Champions League but if you look at the size of Liverpool, it's like a Champions League club. "We'll have to wait and see what happens, but for us it's a sad situation and embarrassing." Meanwhile, Kerim Frei (pelvis), Philippe Senderos (foot) and Zdenek Grygera (knee) are unavailable for Jol. Norwich manager Chris Hughton admits he owes a debt of gratitude to Martin Jol, but will go all out to beat his good friend at Craven Cottage. Hughton worked alongside Jol during his spell in charge at Tottenham from 2004 to 2007, before then stepping up into managerial roles with Newcastle and Birmingham before Norwich came calling earlier this summer after Paul Lambert left for Aston Villa. The 53-year-old has nothing but respect for Jol, who had spells at Hamburg and Ajax before coming back to the Barclays Premier League with Fulham in June 2011 after Mark Hughes' departure, guiding the west London club to ninth place. However, that admiration will not stop Hughton aiming to get the Canaries off to a flying start and a first victory for his new club. "I had three enjoyable years with Martin at Tottenham, working closely with him," said Hughton. "He was very successful, having two fifth-place finishes. "I have also learned a lot from him, so he has played a very good part in where I am in this moment. "You pick up about what it is to be a good manager. Martin is on the training pitch every day, tactically he is very good. "He is great with the players, has high demands off them and wants to play the game in an attractive manner. "Martin is a winner and has been successful wherever he has been." With Paul Lambert's departure, Norwich - who finished 12th last season following their promotion - have found themselves the pundits' favourites for the drop. Hughton, though, will pay little attention to the doom mongers, having yesterday added former Manchester City left-back Javier Garrido to the club on a season-long loan from Lazio to supplement the summer arrivals of Steven Whittaker, Jacob Butterfield, Robert Snodgrass and Michael Turner into the Norfolk club.

Formation:442Manager: Martin Jol

Fulham

Formation: 442Manager: Chris Hughton

Norwich

  • Mark Schwarzer
  • Sascha Riether
  • Brede Hangeland
  • Aaron Hughes
  • John Arne Riise
  • Damien Duff
  • Mahamadou Diarra
  • Moussa Dembele
  • Alex Kacaniklic
  • Bryan Ruiz
  • Mladen Petric
  • SUBS
  • David Stockdale
  • Stephen Kelly
  • Chris Baird
  • Steve Sidwell
  • Pajtim Kasami
  • Hugo Rodallega
  • Rafik Halliche

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  • VS
  • Norwich

Last Meetings

  • Fulham
  • 2 - 1
  • Norwich
  • 31/03/2012
  • Norwich
  • 1 - 1
  • Fulham
  • 31/12/2011
  • Fulham
  • 6 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 15/05/2005
  • Norwich
  • 0 - 1
  • Fulham
  • 04/12/2004

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