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The offside flag is raised against Luis Suarez. Mark Bunn takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Turner by Luis Suarez. Free kick taken by Mark Bunn.
A cross is delivered by Glen Johnson, Michael Turner manages to make a clearance.
Stewart Downing concedes a free kick for a foul on Wesley Hoolahan. Alexander Tettey restarts play with the free kick.
Anthony Pilkington joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robert Snodgrass.
Short corner taken by Raheem Sterling from the left by-line. The ball is crossed by Raheem Sterling, comfortable save by Mark Bunn.
Luis Suarez decides to take a short corner.
Raheem Sterling fouled by Robert Snodgrass, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Robert Snodgrass for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Luis Suarez, Ryan Bennett makes a clearance.
Jordan Henderson goes off and Joe Allen comes on. Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Holt on Jamie Carragher. Steven Gerrard takes the direct free kick.
Ryan Bennett concedes an unfortunate own goal. Liverpool 5-0 Norwich.Raheem Sterling provided the assist for the goal.
Glen Johnson produces a cross, Michael Turner makes a clearance.
Shot from long range by Robert Snodgrass goes wide of the left-hand post.
Robert Snodgrass decides to take the corner short.
Jordan Henderson concedes a free kick for a foul on Wesley Hoolahan. Javier Garrido takes the free kick.
Raheem Sterling on for Leiva Lucas. Daniel Sturridge goes off and Fabio Borini comes on.
Steven Gerrard grabs a goal from outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Liverpool 4-0 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Glen Johnson.
Elliott Bennett goes off and Wesley Hoolahan comes on.
Foul by Leiva Lucas on Robert Snodgrass, free kick awarded. Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Daniel Agger.
Stewart Downing delivers the ball, Michael Turner makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alexander Tettey by Leiva Lucas. Bradley Johnson restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Andre Wisdom, Alexander Tettey makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Alexander Tettey, save made by Brad Jones.
A goal is scored by Daniel Sturridge from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Liverpool 3-0 Norwich.Stewart Downing provided the assist for the goal.
Glen Johnson crosses the ball, Michael Turner manages to make a clearance.
Bradley Johnson challenges Leiva Lucas unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie Carragher.
Michael Turner fouled by Luis Suarez, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Bennett takes the free kick.
Stewart Downing produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
The ball is delivered by Luis Suarez, Javier Garrido manages to make a clearance. Short corner worked by Stewart Downing. Corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing from the right by-line, clearance made by Ryan Bennett.
Andre Wisdom produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken by Steven Gerrard from the left by-line played to the near post, Bradley Johnson manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Glen Johnson. The official flags Steven Gerrard offside. Mark Bunn takes the free kick. Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Ryan Bennett gets a block in.
Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball, Jamie Carragher manages to make a clearance. Shot from outside the area by Alexander Tettey misses to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Elliott Bennett by Andre Wisdom. Free kick taken by Javier Garrido.
Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save made by Mark Bunn.
Robert Snodgrass gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Glen Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Glen Johnson.
Centre by Steven Gerrard, Michael Turner manages to make a clearance.
Glen Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Snodgrass. Glen Johnson shown a yellow card. Javier Garrido crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Steven Gerrard. Alexander Tettey challenges Daniel Sturridge unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daniel Agger restarts play with the free kick.
Glen Johnson has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.
Daniel Sturridge gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alexander Tettey. Javier Garrido delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance made by Leiva Lucas. Grant Holt takes a shot. Clearance by Andre Wisdom.
Alexander Tettey takes a shot. Blocked by Jamie Carragher. Inswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Stewart Downing. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass played to the near post, Daniel Agger makes a clearance.
Goal scored by Luis Suarez from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Liverpool 2-0 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Leiva Lucas.
Jordan Henderson takes a shot. Comfortable save by Mark Bunn.
Corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing from the right by-line, clearance by Ryan Bennett.
Corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing from the right by-line, Jonathan Howson manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Steven Gerrard, Andre Wisdom produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Luis Suarez takes a shot. Comfortable save by Mark Bunn.
Inswinging corner taken by Stewart Downing from the right by-line.
Jordan Henderson finds the back of the net with a fantastic goal from just outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Liverpool 1-0 Norwich.
The ball is sent over by Andre Wisdom.
Unfair challenge on Jordan Henderson by Alexander Tettey results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Daniel Agger.
Robert Snodgrass takes the outswinging corner, Daniel Agger makes a clearance.
Glen Johnson delivers the ball, save by Mark Bunn.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Steven Gerrard goes wide left of the target.
Stewart Downing decides to take the corner short.
The referee blows for offside. Daniel Agger takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is delivered by Andre Wisdom, Ryan Bennett manages to make a clearance.
Grant Holt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Agger. Jamie Carragher takes the direct free kick.
Centre by Luis Suarez, comfortable save by Mark Bunn.
Luis Suarez takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Bennett.
Alexander Tettey challenges Luis Suarez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Leiva Lucas.
Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save by Mark Bunn.
Stewart Downing has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Leiva Lucas on Grant Holt. Centre by Robert Snodgrass, Ryan Bennett takes a shot. Save made by Brad Jones.
The ball is sent over by Glen Johnson.
Luis Suarez delivers the ball, Stewart Downing has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Rodgers: Sturridge criticism is unfair
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed any doubts over the attitude of Daniel Sturridge as the striker prepares to make his Anfield debut.
The 23-year-old is at his third big club in less than four years after leaving Manchester City in 2009 to play only 96 matches, almost half as substitute, for Chelsea.
Rumours persisted about Sturridge's personality and suitability for the Premier League - indeed Rodgers was interested in signing him in August but reportedly wanted to take him on loan first.
But his #12million move to Merseyside could not have got off to a better start with goals in his first two appearances, one in the FA Cup victory at Mansfield and the other in the defeat to Manchester United last weekend.
He has certainly made an impact early, scoring seven minutes into the cup tie and 12 minutes after coming on at half-time at Old Trafford.
And Rodgers was keen to defend his new signing against the whispering campaign which has accompanied his short career so far.
"It has been very unfair, I have to say" said the Reds boss.
"I remember being at Chelsea and I'd heard all these things about Nicolas Anelka being an awkward player and I found him one of the nicest guys I ever met in football.
"Sometimes when you are quiet and you focus on yourself you can be criticised for being awkward, but I don't think that is the case with Daniel at all.
"I was aware of him beforehand and I think any frustrations and disappointments he's had were purely down to the basis he wasn't playing or getting an opportunity.
"I can understand that. He went (to Chelsea) as a 20-year-old and it was always going to be difficult for him to play.
"But he has mixed well here and is very hungry to learn. It is going to take time for him to feel at ease and comfortable.
"This will be his first time playing at Anfield and that is a real special feeling."
Defender Jose Enrique is still not fully fit after a hamstring problem, so Glen Johnson will continue to deputise at left-back.
Jordan Henderson could challenge for Joe Allen's place in midfield.
Meanwhile, Chris Hughton takes his Norwich side to Anfield determined not to become yet another notch on the goal-scoring barrel of Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.
Hughton has been trying to beef up his own strike force but has had a bid rejected for Celtic's Gary Hooper, while Press Association Sport understands he is also waiting on a formal bid of more than #4million for Swansea striker Danny Graham.
At Anfield he comes up against a goal predator in Suarez who could be worth 10 times that and who in the last two matches between the teams has scored consecutive hat-tricks.
If Suarez could make it a hat-trick of hat-tricks against Norwich, the controversial Uruguayan might even deflect some of the criticism which has accompanied his latest admission that he dived against Stoke earlier this season.
Hughton believes it is time people started seeing Suarez for his special footballing qualities rather than his shortcomings.
Hughton said: "Suarez has proved this season what a good player he is. Whatever problems he has had he has managed to put them behind him and be right up there in the goal-scoring charts.
"He is somebody who plays consistently. He is a very tough individual. All I see is an excellent player.
"I have been very impressed with his level of performance this season.
"He scored three excellent goals (against Norwich in September) which would have graced any game. But he is only one of a very good side and they are in a good rhythm at the moment."
Norwich midfielder Jonny Howson returns after missing the goalless draw against Newcastle last weekend through illness while striker Grant Holt is now fully fit after hamstring problems.
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