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  • Date:14 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Craven Cottage
  • Attendance:11,172
  • Bent (15) Dejagah (40)
    Sidwell (67)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:17 +2.17

Bradley Johnson takes a brilliant shot and went wide left of the net.

The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

91:33 +1.33

Kieran Richardson challenges Robert Snodgrass unfairly and gives away a free kick.

90:58 +0.58

Clearance made by Brede Hangeland.

90:33 +0.33

Shot by Pajtim Kasami went wide right of the target.

89:10

Moussa Dembele takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.

87:45

Giorgos Karagounis is penalised for a handball.

87:34

Shot by Bradley Johnson. Brede Hangeland gets a block in.

86:42

Alex Kacaniklic leaves the field to be replaced by Muamer Tankovic.

86:13

Sascha Riether makes a clearance.

85:35

Alex Kacaniklic has an effort at goal. Mark Bunn safely holds on.

84:20

Lasse Vigen Christensen makes a clearance.

84:14

The ball is delivered by Steven Whittaker.

83:53

Lasse Vigen Christensen is brought on as a substitute for Steve Sidwell.

82:01

Giorgos Karagounis restarts play with the free kick.

81:41

Ashkan Dejagah fouled by Josh Murphy, the ref awards a free kick.

80:55

Clearance made by Luciano Becchio.

79:42

Luciano Becchio concedes a free kick for a foul on Giorgos Karagounis.

79:03

Mark Bunn takes the free kick.

78:51

Darren Bent goes off and Moussa Dembele comes on.

78:17

Ashkan Dejagah is caught offside.

77:30

Josh Murphy takes a shot. Steve Sidwell gets a block in.

75:44

Alex Kacaniklic fouled by Robert Snodgrass, the ref awards a free kick.

75:35

Javier Garrido produces a cross.

71:32

Sebastien Bassong gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Maarten Stekelenburg.

71:27

Shot by Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Blocked by Dan Burn.

71:18

Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass.

70:58

Giorgos Karagounis is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

70:20

A cross is delivered by Robert Snodgrass.

68:56

Clearance made by Steve Sidwell.

67:59

Luciano Becchio replaces Johan Elmander.

67:14

Steve Sidwell scores with a header. Fulham 3-0 Norwich.The assist for the goal came from Sascha Riether.

66:15

Giorgos Karagounis takes the free kick.

65:39

Bradley Johnson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pajtim Kasami.

63:56

Bradley Johnson challenges Giorgos Karagounis unfairly and gives away a free kick.

63:24

Headed chance falls to Sebastien Bassong. Maarten Stekelenburg safely holds on.

63:21

Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball in from the free kick.

62:43

Foul by Steve Sidwell on Robert Snodgrass, free kick awarded.

61:10

Centre by Steven Whittaker.

61:03

Clearance made by Dan Burn.

57:05

Sebastien Bassong makes a clearance.

54:25

Kieran Richardson sends in a cross.

52:31

Dan Burn makes a clearance.

52:11

Free kick taken by Maarten Stekelenburg.

51:38

Free kick awarded for a foul by Johan Elmander on Dan Burn.

50:17

Maarten Stekelenburg takes the free kick.

49:42

Foul by Ricky van Wolfswinkel on Steve Sidwell, free kick awarded.

48:52

Ricky van Wolfswinkel takes a shot. Blocked by Brede Hangeland.

48:44

Johan Elmander delivers the ball.

47:40

Clearance by Dan Burn.

46:37

Steve Sidwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass.

46:25

Clearance made by Brede Hangeland.

45:33

Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball in from the free kick.

The referee gets the second half underway.

The ref blows to end the first period.

45:28 +0.28

Giorgos Karagounis takes the free kick.

45:15 +0.15

Unfair challenge on Pajtim Kasami by Robert Snodgrass results in a free kick.

45:14

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass by Kieran Richardson.

45:05

Clearance made by Dan Burn.

45:01

Nathan Redmond goes off and Ricky van Wolfswinkel comes on.

44:01

Clearance made by Sascha Riether.

43:36

Pajtim Kasami delivers the ball.

43:19

Brede Hangeland makes a clearance.

42:20

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Sidwell by Josh Murphy.

40:31

Ashkan Dejagah grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Fulham 2-0 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Alex Kacaniklic.

40:09

Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line.

38:31

Brede Hangeland restarts play with the free kick.

38:28

Brede Hangeland fouled by Robert Snodgrass, the ref awards a free kick.

35:27

Maarten Stekelenburg takes the free kick.

35:08

Robert Snodgrass concedes a free kick for a foul on Kieran Richardson.

34:42

Alex Kacaniklic takes a shot. Mark Bunn makes a block.

34:16

Mark Bunn restarts play with the free kick.

33:29

Steve Sidwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass.

33:24

Clearance by Russell Martin.

33:11

A cross is delivered by Darren Bent.

27:55

Dan Burn takes the free kick.

27:41

Robert Snodgrass challenges Steve Sidwell unfairly and gives away a free kick.

26:51

Nathan Redmond makes a clearance.

26:48

Corner taken by Ashkan Dejagah from the right by-line.

25:58

The ball is crossed by Alex Kacaniklic.

23:37

Clearance made by Dan Burn.

22:59

Sascha Riether takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

22:46

Clearance by Russell Martin.

21:43

Dan Burn makes a clearance.

20:52

Kieran Richardson sends in a cross.

19:19

Free kick taken by Giorgos Karagounis.

19:00

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sebastien Bassong on Pajtim Kasami.

17:04

Clearance by Dan Burn.

15:59

Darren Bent scores with their right foot. Fulham 1-0 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Pajtim Kasami.

14:21

Strike on goal comes in from Pajtim Kasami from the free kick. Mark Bunn catches the ball.

13:28

Sebastien Bassong concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashkan Dejagah.

11:17

Nathan Redmond has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

10:06

Steve Sidwell takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Mark Bunn catches the ball.

8:20

Johan Elmander has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.

8:19

A cross is delivered by Nathan Redmond.

7:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sebastien Bassong by Pajtim Kasami.

6:23

Johan Elmander takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Maarten Stekelenburg makes a block.

5:00

The ball is delivered by Steven Whittaker.

4:43

Nathan Redmond crosses the ball.

4:26

Sebastien Bassong manages to make a clearance.

2:32

Foul by Javier Garrido on Ashkan Dejagah, free kick awarded.

2:13

Shot by Nathan Redmond. Parried by Maarten Stekelenburg back into danger.

The referee gets the game started.

Match Preview

Hangeland nears Fulham return Brede Hangeland should finally be fit for his first action in three months following back surgery in December as Fulham host Norwich in the FA Cup. The Norwegian may have to start from the bench though, as boss Rene Meulensteen eases his experienced defender back in. First-choice goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg will not be ready in time for the third round replay, as he edges towards a return from ankle trouble. The game crowds an already-packed fixture schedule, with Fulham facing Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday in league action. Premier League survival is the clear priority, but Meulensteen said there is no temptation to field a second-string squad against Chris Hughton's Norwich. "Well first, the FA Cup is a fantastic competition that I respect," he said. "If you look back on its history there are so many joyful moments. "And secondly, nothing good comes out of losing. There's nothing positive in doing that (writing it off). "However it is a game where we have to utilise the squad, that's normal and it would be stupid not to do it. "That approach can give a few players that extra bit of time to recover." Norwich have no fresh injury problems ahead where manager Hughton confirmed he would again utilise his squad against Fulham. Midfielder David Fox could come back into the side, while striker Luciano Becchio could also be handed a chance to impress along with 18-year-old winger Josh Murphy and his twin brother Jacob, who both played in the first tie. Midfielders Alex Tettey (knee) and Anthony Pilkington (hamstring) have both returned to training, and could come into contention for the Barclays Premier League game against Hull. Centre-back Michael Turner (hamstring) and midfielder Jonny Howson (back) are still sidelined, winger Elliott Bennett (knee) is a long-term absentee. Hughton said at a press conference: "I am very keen to use the squad. We felt we should have finished the (first) game off at Carrow Road. "We know what awaits us in the next round and that would give us that little lift, irrespective of the competition. "Firstly we have to get through and we found to our detriment last season (against Luton) it is not always the fancied team who go through. "I wouldn't see an away tie at Sheffield United as anything but a difficult game, so we need to make sure we put ourselves in a position to get through. "The only thing we don't know is what team Fulham put out because they obviously made quite a few changes from the previous league game (for the first tie)." Norwich's 18-year-old winger Josh Murphy could be handed another chance to impress, having started the first tie and was replaced by his twin brother Jacob late in the second half. Hughton said: "He is certainly in the squad and I thought he was excellent in the first game. He is a young lad and maturing well. "Fulham would have done their research for the first time, but they will definitely know him a little bit better now."

Formation:4231Manager: Rene Meulensteen

Fulham

Formation: 4231Manager: Chris Hughton

Norwich

  • Maarten Stekelenburg
  • Sascha Riether
  • Brede Hangeland
  • Dan Burn
  • Kieran Richardson
  • Giorgos Karagounis
  • Steve Sidwell
  • Ashkan Dejagah
  • Pajtim Kasami
  • Alex Kacaniklic
  • Darren Bent
  • SUBS
  • David Stockdale
  • Aaron Hughes
  • Hugo Rodallega
  • Clint Dempsey
  • Lasse Vigen Christensen
  • Muamer Tankovic
  • Moussa Dembele

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