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Simeon Jackson takes a shot. Daniel Pacheco grabs a goal from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Ipswich 1-5 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Simeon Jackson.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jimmy Bullard from the left by-line, Zak Whitbread manages to make a clearance.
David Norris takes a shot. Elliott Ward gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh Carson on Andrew Crofts. Elliott Ward takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Henri Lansbury, Effort from the edge of the area by Andrew Surman goes wide of the right-hand post.
Effort from inside the area by Simeon Jackson misses to the left of the goal.
The ball is crossed by Carlos Edwards.
Andy Drury delivers the ball, clearance made by Zak Whitbread.
The ball is swung over by Andy Drury, Josh Carson takes a shot. John Ruddy makes a save.
Centre by Darren O'Dea, Henri Lansbury gets a block in.
Wesley Hoolahan leaves the field to be replaced by Daniel Pacheco.
Carlos Edwards sends in a cross, save made by John Ruddy.
Effort on goal by Jimmy Bullard from 35 yards. Zak Whitbread gets a block in.
Grant Holt goes off and Sam Vokes comes on.
Wesley Hoolahan produces a cross, Russell Martin finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Ipswich 1-4 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Wesley Hoolahan.
Outswinging corner taken by Jimmy Bullard from the right by-line, clearance by Marc Tierney.
Jimmy Bullard scores agoal from 35 yards to to the top right corner of the goal. Ipswich 1-3 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from David Norris.
Unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan by Josh Carson results in a free kick. Wesley Hoolahan takes the direct free kick.
Carlos Edwards produces a cross, clearance made by Russell Martin.
(Norwich) makes a substitution, with Henri Lansbury coming on for David Fox.
Shot by Andy Drury from a long way out goes over the net.
The ball is sent over by Grant Holt, Simeon Jackson gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Ipswich 0-3 Norwich.The assist for the goal came from Grant Holt.
Grant Leadbitter produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Darren O'Dea produces a cross, Zak Whitbread makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against David Norris. John Ruddy restarts play with the free kick.
Josh Carson has an effort at goal from 30 yards. Elliott Ward gets a block in.
The ball is crossed by Andy Drury.
David Norris sends in a cross, blocked by Andrew Crofts.
Effort on goal by Andrew Crofts from long range goes over the bar.
The ball is delivered by Darren O'Dea, clearance made by Marc Tierney.
The ball is swung over by David Norris, save by John Ruddy.
Gareth McAuley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Holt. Elliott Ward restarts play with the free kick.
Darren O'Dea crosses the ball, Russell Martin gets a block in.
Marc Tierney challenges Josh Carson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Carlos Edwards.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan by Grant Leadbitter. Elliott Ward restarts play with the free kick.
Josh Carson crosses the ball.
Josh Carson fouled by Marc Tierney, the ref awards a free kick. Marc Tierney goes into the referee's book. Strike comes in from Jimmy Bullard from the free kick, save by John Ruddy. Outswinging corner taken by Jimmy Bullard from the right by-line.
Damien Delaney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Holt. Wesley Hoolahan takes the free kick.
Centre by Josh Carson, clearance made by Russell Martin.
The ball is sent over by Carlos Edwards.
Shot from just outside the box by Andy Drury goes over the bar.
Inswinging corner taken by David Fox from the left by-line, Damien Delaney manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Simeon Jackson, blocked by Damien Delaney.
The ball is crossed by David Norris, save by John Ruddy.
Jimmy Bullard has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.
David Norris delivers the ball, Zak Whitbread manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Carlos Edwards, clearance made by Zak Whitbread.
Andy Drury on for Jason Scotland.
Shot from just outside the area by Jimmy Bullard goes over the bar.
Wesley Hoolahan takes a shot. Blocked by Grant Leadbitter.
The ball is crossed by Carlos Edwards, save by John Ruddy.
Grant Holt challenges Gareth McAuley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Arran Lee-Barrett restarts play with the free kick.
David Norris sends in a cross, clearance by Zak Whitbread.
Russell Martin delivers the ball.
Jason Scotland concedes a free kick for a foul on Elliott Ward. John Ruddy takes the free kick.
Shot on goal by Jimmy Bullard from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Connor Wickham sends in a cross, Elliott Ward manages to make a clearance.
Zak Whitbread concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Carson. Booking for Zak Whitbread for unsporting behaviour. Shot comes in from Jimmy Bullard from the free kick.
Andrew Crofts sends in a cross, clearance by Gareth McAuley.
The ball is swung over by Russell Martin, Damien Delaney manages to make a clearance.
Gareth McAuley puts the ball into his own goal. Ipswich 0-2 Norwich.
Inswinging corner taken by David Fox.
Josh Carson produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Crofts on Jimmy Bullard. Free kick taken by Jimmy Bullard.
The ball is swung over by Darren O'Dea, clearance made by Marc Tierney.
Jimmy Bullard delivers the ball, clearance made by Zak Whitbread.
Grant Leadbitter has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.
Shot by Jimmy Bullard. Save by John Ruddy.
The ball is sent over by Wesley Hoolahan, save made by Arran Lee-Barrett. Goal scored by Andrew Surman from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Ipswich 0-1 Norwich.Assist by Wesley Hoolahan.
Right-footed shot by Grant Leadbitter missed to the left of the target.
Shot on goal by Connor Wickham from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Jimmy Bullard produces a cross.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Fox on David Norris. The referee shows David Fox a yellow card. Darren O'Dea restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from 20 yards by Jason Scotland. John Ruddy makes a save.
Russell Martin fouled by Grant Leadbitter, the ref awards a free kick. David Fox restarts play with the free kick.
Gareth McAuley challenges Andrew Surman unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Fox takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Andrew Surman, Grant Holt takes a shot.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Wesley Hoolahan, clearance by David Norris.
Grant Holt takes a shot. Blocked by Gareth McAuley.
Martin banned for derby clash
Ipswich will be without suspended winger Lee Martin for the East Anglian derby clash with Norwich at Portman Road.
Martin starts a three-match ban for his sending-off in the first-half of the 1-0 win at Bristol City on Saturday.
Jason Scotland was dropped to the bench to incorporate Martin in the starting line-up at Ashton Gate so he could be recalled.
Midfielder Grant Leadbitter is a doubt after sustaining a nasty head injury against the Robins causing his withdrawal on a stretcher in the 70th minute.
Defender Mark Kennedy is also rated as doubtful after he missed out at the weekend with a hamstring problem that has plagued him all season.
If Kennedy fails to make it on-loan Celtic man Darren O`Dea will continue to deputise while Colin Healy could come in if Leadbitter loses his race to be fit.
Norwich will check on skipper Grant Holt.
City`s leading scorer played through the pain barrier in last Friday`s 2-1 home win over Nottingham Forest after suffering a slight hamstring tear in the previous game against Watford.
Holt is expected to be fit but manager Paul Lambert has refused to confirm whether he will play.
Fellow striker Chris Martin played in a behind-closed-doors friendly this week as he continues to recover from two months out with a hamstring injury and could earn a place on the bench.
The match could be Sam Vokes` last of his loan from Wolves while another forward, Oli Johnson, is back from a loan spell at Yeovil .
Leon Barnett (hamstring), Aaron Wilbraham (back) and Tom Adeyemi (thigh) are out.
Norwich go second after derby rout
Norwich moved up into second place in the npower Championship as Paul Lambert's men romped to a one-sided victory 5-1 in the East Anglia derby against Ipswich at Portman Road.
The Canaries - looking to become the first team in a decade to win successive promotions from the third to top tier of English football - took the lead through Andrew Surman on 13 minutes.
An own goal from Gareth McAuley, turning in David Fox's corner, doubled Norwich's lead before half an hour was on the clock.
Simeon Jackson made it 3-0 in the 73rd minute and although Town midfielder Jimmy Bullard crashed in a 25-yard effort, Russell Martin swept home a fourth.
Substitute Daniel Pacheco, on loan from Liverpool, made it five in stoppage time after Jackson hit the bar to move Norwich two points above Cardiff, who play at leaders QPR on Saturday.
It was a positive start by visitors, who were looking to find captain Grant Holt, who scored at hat-trick against Town in their 4-1 defeat at Carrow Road earlier in the season, as often as possible.
After nine minutes, Ipswich's loan striker Jason Scotland found space for a shot from 20 yards, which was straight at John Ruddy.
England Under-21 forward Connor Wickham - who recently signed a new deal to fend off interest from several top-flight clubs - got away down the left and into the Norwich box, but then fired an angled drive over the bar.
The Canaries, though, had the lead in the13th minutes when Wes Hoolahan's cross from the left was spilled by goalkeeper Arran Lee-Barrett and Surman was on hand to smash home the loose ball in from eight yards.
Town looked to respond immediately, with on-loan Hull midfielder Bullard launching a 25-yard effort which stung Ruddy's hands.
The hosts continued to press, Josh Carson firing wide after a knockdown from another high ball into the Norwich box.
Damien Delaney did well to block Jackson's shot at the near post, but from the resulting corner Norwich were 2-0 ahead after 24 minutes.
Fox's delivery from the left swung right across the Ipswich six-yard box, and dropped back into the far corner of the net off the unfortunate McAuley.
Town came again, and had a free-kick in a dangerous central position some 25 yards out when Zak Whitbread tripped Carson, earning the Norwich defender a caution. Bullard's delivery beat the wall, but curled past the far post.
Holt almost bundled in a third when he nipped onto Delaney's back-header, but this time Lee-Barrett stood tall as the ball bounced back off the Norwich skipper and out for a goal-kick.
Ipswich needed some inspiration, and replaced the isolated Scotland with midfielder Andy Drury as Paul Jewell shuffled his tactics and pushed Wickham into a more central role for the second half.
There was certainly more purpose about the Tractor Boys, with Bullard flashing a volley just wide from 20 yards.
However, Norwich weathered the storm, and created a couple of half chances through the tireless running of diminutive Canadian striker Jackson.
Grant Leadbitter curled a 25-yard effort wide, but Ipswich fell further behind on 73 minutes.
Holt held off Delaney down the right, before cutting the ball back across the six-yard box where Jackson got his rewards as he stole in front of McAuley and stabbed past Lee-Barrett.
Bullard gave the home side a glimmer of hope with 12 minutes left when he lashed in from 25 yards.
Norwich, though, made sure the points would be heading back up the A140 to Norfolk when full-back Martin slammed in a fourth following a quick counter by Hoolahan, before and substitute Pacheco completed the scoring.
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