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  • Date:26 Apr 2014
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Attendance:75,208
  • Rooney - pen (40) Rooney (47)
    Mata (62) Mata (72)
Goal!

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92:58 +2.58

Foul by Ashley Young on Steven Whittaker, free kick awarded.

92:08 +2.08

Javier Hernandez takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

The referee ends the match.

90:43 +0.43

Free kick taken by Martin Olsson.

90:39 +0.39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Phil Jones on Robert Snodgrass.

89:44

Shot by Bradley Johnson cleared the target.

89:42

Header at goal by Johan Elmander misses to the right.

89:41

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

89:08

Martin Olsson takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Jones.

88:37

Clearance by Russell Martin.

88:12

Clearance by Michael Turner.

87:27

Robert Snodgrass takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

84:43

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

84:18

Bradley Johnson takes a shot. A parry by David De Gea prevents the goal.

83:42

The ball is swung over by Steven Whittaker.

82:56

Clearance made by Patrice Evra.

82:29

Ashley Young has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

81:56

A cross is delivered by Robert Snodgrass.

81:15

Shot by Wayne Rooney went over the crossbar.

80:30

Phil Jones takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.

80:05

A cross is delivered by Antonio Valencia.

79:42

Michael Turner makes a clearance.

79:14

Alexander Tettey joins the action as a substitute, replacing Leroy Fer.

78:40

Bradley Johnson takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Carrick.

78:22

Martin Olsson makes a clearance.

76:49

Nemanja Vidic makes a clearance.

76:01

Robert Snodgrass delivers the ball.

75:26

Antonio Valencia takes the chance to get an effort at goal. John Ruddy safely holds on.

74:42

Ashley Young takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

74:18

Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass.

71:28

Centre by Phil Jones.

70:44

Javier Hernandez on for Tom Cleverley.

68:59

Juan Mata has an effort at goal. John Ruddy blocks the ball.

68:32

(Norwich) makes a substitution, with Gary Hooper coming on for Nathan Redmond.

67:50

Michael Turner challenges Tom Cleverley unfairly and gives away a free kick.

67:26

The ball is sent over by Martin Olsson.

65:32

Bradley Johnson takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

64:27

Ashley Young joins the action as a substitute, replacing Shinji Kagawa.

63:53

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass by Patrice Evra.

62:58

Juan Mata slots the ball left footed into the goal. Man Utd 3-0 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Phil Jones.

62:48

Wayne Rooney takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by John Ruddy prevents the goal.

60:05

Rio Ferdinand restarts play with the free kick.

59:46

Danny Welbeck leaves the field to be replaced by Juan Mata.

59:18

Bradley Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Cleverley.

57:20

Nemanja Vidic challenges Robert Snodgrass unfairly and gives away a free kick.

56:20

Free kick crossed by Robert Snodgrass.

56:07

Ricky van Wolfswinkel leaves the field to be replaced by Johan Elmander.

55:33

Nemanja Vidic concedes a free kick for a foul on Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

55:00

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. John Ruddy makes a block.

53:48

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney from the left by-line.

53:48

Steven Whittaker manages to make a clearance.

53:20

Patrice Evra has an effort at goal. Blocked by Martin Olsson.

52:30

Shinji Kagawa delivers the ball.

51:04

Phil Jones takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Russell Martin.

50:53

Clearance made by Steven Whittaker.

49:35

Bradley Johnson takes the free kick.

49:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Howson by Patrice Evra.

47:53

Wayne Rooney scores a right footed goal. Man Utd 2-0 Norwich.Shinji Kagawa provided the assist for the goal.

47:16

John Ruddy takes the free kick.

46:59

Clearance by Michael Turner.

The second half begins.

46:10 +1.10

John Ruddy takes the free kick.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

45:50 +0.50

Phil Jones challenges Nathan Redmond unfairly and gives away a free kick.

45:19

Unfair challenge on Nemanja Vidic by Ricky van Wolfswinkel results in a free kick.

44:29

Michael Turner makes a clearance.

43:49

Nathan Redmond takes the free kick.

43:21

Phil Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Redmond.

42:33

Clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

40:37

Penalty taken right-footed by Wayne Rooney and scored. Man Utd 1-0 Norwich.

39:51

Foul by Steven Whittaker on Danny Welbeck, Penalty awarded.

38:58

Shot by Antonio Valencia.

36:48

Martin Olsson produces a cross.

35:55

Free kick taken by John Ruddy.

35:29

The referee blows for offside.

33:12

Russell Martin manages to make a clearance.

31:16

Nathan Redmond makes a clearance.

29:49

John Ruddy restarts play with the free kick.

29:28

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leroy Fer by Tom Cleverley.

28:28

Unfair challenge on Michael Carrick by Jonathan Howson results in a free kick.

27:02

Michael Turner makes a clearance.

25:13

Centre by Nathan Redmond.

24:29

Wayne Rooney has an effort at goal. Steven Whittaker gets a block in.

23:24

Nemanja Vidic challenges Jonathan Howson unfairly and gives away a free kick.

22:09

Shinji Kagawa takes a shot.

21:32

Clearance by Michael Turner.

19:57

Short corner worked by Wayne Rooney.

19:05

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

19:02

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

17:34

Michael Carrick fouled by Bradley Johnson, the ref awards a free kick.

16:36

Antonio Valencia has an effort at goal. Martin Olsson gets a block in.

16:24

Free kick taken by David De Gea.

15:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wayne Rooney on Leroy Fer.

14:35

Jonathan Howson challenges Danny Welbeck unfairly and gives away a free kick.

13:42

Wayne Rooney crosses the ball.

13:10

Danny Welbeck takes the chance to get an effort at goal. John Ruddy parries the ball away.

13:05

Patrice Evra crosses the ball.

11:02

Russell Martin makes a clearance.

9:11

Antonio Valencia challenges Martin Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick.

8:39

Unfair challenge on Phil Jones by Ricky van Wolfswinkel results in a free kick.

8:33

Robert Snodgrass produces a cross.

8:00

Michael Turner manages to make a clearance.

7:14

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

6:10

Clearance by Michael Turner.

3:45

Antonio Valencia produces a cross.

3:42

Shot by Wayne Rooney. Blocked by Steven Whittaker.

0:30

Clearance by Bradley Johnson.

0:28

Centre by Antonio Valencia.

The referee gets the match started.

Match Preview

Giggs wants United to attack Ryan Giggs has vowed to bring passion, excitement and flair back to Manchester United during his brief stint as manager. Giggs addressed the media on Friday for the first time since he was appointed interim player-manager following the sacking of David Moyes. His message was music to the ears of United fans who had grown tired of watching their team play during Moyes' woeful 10-month spell in charge. The slow, unimaginative way the team performed in Moyes' final game in charge last week disappointed Giggs, who is conscious and proud of United's historical reputation as one of the most fearsome attacking teams in the land. Giggs knows Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson became club greats because their success was borne out of a commitment to attacking football. And now Giggs wants to see a similar style of play from his team in his four matches at the helm. "My philosophy is the Manchester United philosophy," Giggs said. "I want players to play with passion, speed, tempo and be brave, with imagination, all the things that are expected of a Manchester United player. "I want to see goals, tackles, players taking players on and getting the crowd up. "I want the passion that should come with being a Manchester United player. "I'll tell the players just to try to enjoy yourself, express yourself. I just want them to enjoy themselves and give the fans something to smile about in the remaining four games. "It's been a frustrating season and I want to end it on a high. The stadium will be bouncing." There was an air of infectious optimism in the academy building at Carrington on Friday as Giggs spoke to the media in the same room where Ferguson used to hold his press briefings. If that positivity brushes off onto the players, then United should end the season strongly. Giggs, kitted out in his training gear, could not conceal his delight at being asked to manage a club that has literally been his life. "It's probably the proudest moment of my career," said Giggs, which is quite a statement considering he has won 35 trophies at United. Giggs will be without forward Robin van Persie for his first match in charge against Norwich on Saturday. Van Persie is still recovering from a knee injury while defender Rafael is unavailable because of a thigh problem. Midfielder Giggs could name himself in the squad for the game against the Canaries, which comes four days after the dismissal of Moyes. Norwich will again be without Joseph Yobo. The on-loan Nigeria defender has a calf injury, but should return to first-team training next week. Winger Elliott Bennett is back in contention after completing his rehabilitation from his serious knee injury. Scotland defender Steven Whittaker hopes Norwich can secure Premier League survival and earn Neil Adams the Carrow Road manager's job on a permanent basis. Whittaker was a peripheral figure under Chris Hughton, who was sacked two weeks ago with five games to play and Norwich in the relegation mire. Adams, who led the young Canaries to the FA Youth Cup last season, has given the players a boost, but is still searching for his first points when he takes his side to managerless Manchester United on Saturday after losses to Fulham and Liverpool. "I hope he is the manager here next season," said Whittaker, who believes the players are benefiting from a positive playing style and a higher intensity in training. "A lot of the boys had a boost, training's been a lot higher tempo than before and that's taken it into the games as well. "I think there's been a big change the way we're playing, the positive approach that we've got and he's got is rubbing off on the boys and hopefully we can get the results. "We've done well in the two games he's been in charge of so far, but the results haven't quite matched the performances, so that's something we're looking to improve on. "We've got the performance, but without getting the points on the board that can push us up the league a little. "Three points in this division's massive and it's still tight down there. We could go up a couple of positions with one win."

Formation:442Manager: Ryan Giggs

Man Utd

Formation: 4231Manager: Neil Adams

Norwich

  • David De Gea
  • Phil Jones
  • Rio Ferdinand
  • Nemanja Vidic
  • Patrice Evra
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Michael Carrick
  • Tom Cleverley
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Danny Welbeck
  • SUBS
  • Juan Mata
  • Chris Smalling
  • Anders Lindegaard
  • Javier Hernandez
  • Luis Nani
  • Ashley Young
  • Darren Fletcher

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LWLWWL
  • Man Utd
  • VS
  • Norwich
  • LWLLLL

Last Meetings

  • Norwich
  • 0 - 1
  • Man Utd
  • 28/12/2013
  • Man Utd
  • 4 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 02/03/2013
  • 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

Top Scorers

Man Utd

  • W Rooney 13
  • R van Persie 9
  • D Welbeck 9
  • JB Hernandez 4
  • A Januzaj 4
  • JM Mata 3
  • A Young 2
  • AL Valencia 2
  • M Carrick 1
  • P Evra 1
  • T Cleverley 1
  • C Smalling 1
  • P Jones 1

Norwich

  • R Snodgrass 6
  • G Hooper 5
  • B Johnson 3
  • L Fer 3
  • J Howson 2
  • J Elmander 1
  • W Hoolahan 1
  • S Whittaker 1
  • A Tettey 1
  • A Pilkington 1
  • R Bennett 1
  • R van Wolfswinkel 1
  • N Redmond 1

Goals

Man Utd

    • Total goals 96
    • Goals per game 56
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Norwich

    • Total goals 68
    • Goals per game 28
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 9 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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