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  • Date:02 Mar 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Attendance:75,586
  • Kagawa (45) Kagawa (75)
    Kagawa (86) Rooney (89)
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91mins

Grant Holt goes off and Luciano Becchio comes on.

90mins

A goal is scored by Wayne Rooney from outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Man Utd 4-0 Norwich.Danny Welbeck provided the assist for the goal.

87mins

Shinji Kagawa grabs a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Man Utd 3-0 Norwich.The assist for the goal came from Wayne Rooney.

81mins

Danny Welbeck fouled by Michael Turner, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Turner is cautioned. Tom Cleverley takes the free kick.

80mins

Foul by Antonio Valencia on Bradley Johnson, free kick awarded. Javier Garrido restarts play with the free kick.

78mins

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Save made by Mark Bunn.

76mins

Goal scored by Shinji Kagawa from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man Utd 2-0 Norwich.Wayne Rooney provided the assist for the goal.

73mins

Wayne Rooney fouled by Bradley Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. Bradley Johnson is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. (Norwich) makes a substitution, with Elliott Bennett coming on for Robert Snodgrass. Tom Cleverley on for Oliveira Anderson. Direct free kick taken by Michael Carrick.

72mins

Kei Kamara replaces Wesley Hoolahan.

70mins

The referee blows for offside. Mark Bunn takes the indirect free kick.

69mins

Javier Garrido challenges Antonio Valencia unfairly and gives away a free kick. Javier Garrido goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Michael Carrick takes the free kick.

68mins

Danny Welbeck challenges Russell Martin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Russell Martin takes the free kick.

65mins

Wayne Rooney has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal. Danny Welbeck is brought on as a substitute for Robin van Persie.

62mins

Foul by Grant Holt on Patrice Evra, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by David De Gea.

60mins

Jonathan Howson takes a shot. Michael Carrick gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Anthony Pilkington.

59mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Anthony Pilkington, clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

55mins

Grant Holt fouled by Nemanja Vidic, the ref awards a free kick. Robert Snodgrass takes the free kick.

54mins

Robin van Persie is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Mark Bunn.

53mins

Short corner taken by Wayne Rooney.

51mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass, Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

50mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Patrice Evra by Jonathan Howson. Direct free kick taken by Shinji Kagawa.

48mins

Patrice Evra fouled by Robert Snodgrass, the ref awards a free kick. The referee books Robert Snodgrass for unsporting behaviour. Nemanja Vidic restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Chris Smalling concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Pilkington. Javier Garrido restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Goal scored by Shinji Kagawa from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man Utd 1-0 Norwich.Robin van Persie provided the assist for the goal.

46mins

Jonathan Howson challenges Jonny Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick. Oliveira Anderson takes the direct free kick.

45mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Wayne Rooney, clearance made by Jonathan Howson.

45mins

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Turner.

37mins

Jonathan Howson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Oliveira Anderson. Direct free kick taken by Oliveira Anderson.

36mins

Corner taken by Robin van Persie, Jonathan Howson makes a clearance.

35mins

Effort on goal by Robin van Persie from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

34mins

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Blocked by Russell Martin.

33mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wayne Rooney played to the near post, Grant Holt makes a clearance.

32mins

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Blocked by Sebastien Bassong. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie, Michael Turner manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Wayne Rooney from the left by-line to the near post, Grant Holt manages to make a clearance.

31mins

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Michael Turner gets a block in.

31mins

Grant Holt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Antonio Valencia. Jonny Evans restarts play with the free kick.

26mins

Corner taken by Robin van Persie, Sebastien Bassong manages to make a clearance.

25mins

Michael Carrick takes a shot. Save by Mark Bunn.

22mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Carrick by Bradley Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Nemanja Vidic.

18mins

Grant Holt concedes a free kick for a foul on Nemanja Vidic. Direct free kick taken by Patrice Evra.

18mins

Robin van Persie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Bunn. Javier Garrido takes the direct free kick.

14mins

Nemanja Vidic fouled by Grant Holt, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nemanja Vidic.

13mins

Unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Sebastien Bassong results in a free kick. Robin van Persie restarts play with the free kick.

11mins

Robert Snodgrass is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Patrice Evra takes the direct free kick.

7mins

Anthony Pilkington challenges Chris Smalling unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jonny Evans restarts play with the free kick.

5mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Antonio Valencia. Mark Bunn restarts play with the free kick.

2mins

Robert Snodgrass concedes a free kick for a foul on Shinji Kagawa. Oliveira Anderson takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

RVP fit and ready Robin van Persie will be in the Manchester United squad for the Premier League encounter with Norwich. Van Persie hurt his hip when he crashed into a TV camera at QPR on Saturday but has recovered and will come into contention. Ryan Giggs is set to make his 1,000th career appearance but Paul Scholes (knee) and Phil Jones (ankle) are sidelined, although the latter man could be fit for Tuesday's Champions League clash with Real Madrid. Sir Alex Ferguson is adamant Manchester United will take care of the "mundane" matter of the Canaries and not allow themselves to get distracted by the glamour of Real Madrid. With a 12-point lead over nearest challengers Manchester City, who do not play until their visit to Aston Villa on Monday, and only 11 games remaining, United's Premier League situation could not look much healthier. Given the blockbuster Champions League duel with Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo is looming on Tuesday, Ferguson and his players could be forgiven if their attention had already begun to wander. Yet the United boss insists that is not the case, even if his own description of what lies in wait from the Canaries tomorrow hardly appeals. "Saturday is the important one for us," he said. "Tuesday will look after itself. That is an occasion whereas tomorrow is the mundane, practical situation - we need to win. "That is what the concentration is on. "I can assure you the players will not be thinking about Tuesday at this moment in time. "All week we've been talking about how important Norwich is." Norwich will again be without midfielder Alex Tettey because of a knee injury. On-loan Sporting Kansas City forward Kei Kamara is pressing for a place in the starting XI after coming off the bench to score in the win over Everton. Winger Andrew Surman (knee) remains out, while England goalkeeper John Ruddy continues his rehabilitation from thigh surgery and is set for a return at the end of March. Norwich may have beaten United 1-0 at Carrow Road in November, but striker Grant Holt knows Saturday will be a whole new ball game. "It is one of the biggest challenges," he said. "But if you look at our record, we do not too badly at the so-called bigger clubs. "We can only do what we do best, go up there with a plan, stick to that and see where it takes us." United veteran Giggs is on the verge of his 1,000th senior competitive appearance. Holt was still at school when Giggs made his United debut in March 1991 and has been impressed by the 39-year-old's longevity. "Things have certainly got better. I have seen a lot more lads playing a lot longer," he said. "I haven't got time in the morning to do half the stuff we want to do. "Personally, I feel the best I have been now in five or six years, so something's gone right somewhere."

Formation:442Manager: Sir Alex Ferguson

Man Utd

Formation: 4411Manager: Chris Hughton

Norwich

  • David De Gea
  • Chris Smalling
  • Nemanja Vidic
  • Jonny Evans
  • Patrice Evra
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Oliveira Anderson
  • Michael Carrick
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Robin van Persie
  • SUBS
  • Anders Lindegaard
  • Rafael Da Silva
  • Javier Hernandez
  • Luis Nani
  • Ashley Young
  • Danny Welbeck
  • Tom Cleverley

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Form Guide

    WDWWWW
  • Man Utd
  • VS
  • Norwich
  • DLDDDW

Last Meetings

  • Norwich
  • 1 - 0
  • Man Utd
  • 17/11/2012
  • Norwich
  • 1 - 2
  • Man Utd
  • 26/02/2012
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 01/10/2011
  • Norwich
  • 2 - 0
  • Man Utd
  • 09/04/2005
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 1
  • Norwich
  • 21/08/2004
  • Norwich
  • 0 - 2
  • Man Utd
  • 22/02/1995

Top Scorers

Man Utd

  • R van Persie 18
  • W Rooney 9
  • JB Hernandez 8
  • P Evra 4
  • R Da Silva 3
  • J Evans 3
  • R Giggs 2
  • T Cleverley 2
  • S Kagawa 2
  • P Scholes 1
  • D Fletcher 1
  • N Vidic 1
  • LC Nani 1
  • OL Anderson 1
  • D Welbeck 1
  • A Buttner 1
  • N Powell 1

Norwich

  • G Holt 5
  • R Snodgrass 4
  • A Pilkington 4
  • R Martin 3
  • S Bassong 3
  • W Hoolahan 2
  • S Whittaker 1
  • M Turner 1
  • S Jackson 1
  • B Johnson 1
  • K Kamara 1

Goals

Man Utd

    • Total goals 95
    • Goals per game 64
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 10 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Norwich

    • Total goals 58
    • Goals per game 27
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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