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  • Date:04 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Carrow Road
  • Attendance:21,703
  • Bent (39)
Goal!

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The referee blows for the end of the match.

92:52 +2.52

John Arne Riise challenges Jacob Murphy unfairly and gives away a free kick.

92:18 +2.18

John Arne Riise restarts play with the free kick.

92:04 +2.04

Foul by Robert Snodgrass on Lasse Vigen Christensen, free kick awarded.

90:39 +0.39

The ball is sent over by Pajtim Kasami.

89:12

Shot by Nathan Redmond cleared the crossbar.

85:14

Free kick crossed by Pajtim Kasami.

84:32

Robert Snodgrass challenges Ange Plumain unfairly and gives away a free kick.

83:22

Jacob Murphy takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

83:00

Steven Whittaker takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.

78:38

Jacob Murphy replaces Josh Murphy.

77:24

Dan Burn has a headed effort at goal. Mark Bunn safely holds on.

76:27

Javier Garrido sends in a cross.

75:43

Nathan Redmond delivers the ball.

74:21

Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass.

72:48

The ball is delivered by Pajtim Kasami.

72:18

Steven Whittaker fouled by Ange Plumain, the ref awards a free kick.

71:39

Free kick taken by Mark Bunn.

71:25

Handball decision goes against Chris David.

69:29

Fernando Amorebieta goes off and John Arne Riise comes on.

69:11

Lasse Vigen Christensen joins the action as a substitute, replacing Derek Boateng.

66:49

Nathan Redmond on for Johan Elmander.

66:35

Free kick taken by Robert Snodgrass.

65:47

Aaron Hughes concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Murphy.

60:34

David Fox takes the free kick.

60:17

Chris David gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass.

59:24

Free kick taken by Chris David.

59:07

Robert Snodgrass gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris David.

57:00

Aaron Hughes manages to make a clearance.

56:30

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Johan Elmander by Fernando Amorebieta.

54:56

Martin Olsson crosses the ball.

53:35

Robert Snodgrass takes the free kick.

53:18

Foul by Chris David on Martin Olsson, free kick awarded.

50:04

Fernando Amorebieta takes the free kick.

49:57

Free kick awarded for a foul by Johan Elmander on Chris David.

49:35

The ball is delivered by Elsad Zverotic.

48:30

Free kick taken by Derek Boateng.

48:16

Foul by Robert Snodgrass on Chris David, free kick awarded.

46:56

Mark Bunn takes the free kick.

46:39

Ange Plumain concedes a free kick for a foul on Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

45:54

Clearance made by Martin Olsson.

The second half has started.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

45:44 +0.44

Pajtim Kasami has an effort at goal.

45:41

Corner from the right by-line taken by Chris David.

45:01

Alex Kacaniklic goes off and Ange Plumain comes on.

41:52

Free kick taken by David Stockdale.

41:45

Johan Elmander gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fernando Amorebieta.

41:17

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

41:02

Ricky van Wolfswinkel takes a shot. Parried by David Stockdale back into danger.

39:16

Darren Bent scores with a right foot finish. Norwich 0-1 Fulham.Assist on the goal came from Chris David.

37:59

Josh Murphy takes a shot. David Stockdale fumbles the ball.

35:51

Fernando Amorebieta restarts play with the free kick.

35:46

Unfair challenge on Fernando Amorebieta by Johan Elmander results in a free kick.

34:12

Pajtim Kasami manages to make a clearance.

34:00

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Fox.

32:29

David Fox restarts play with the free kick.

32:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Derek Boateng on Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

29:50

Shot by Alex Kacaniklic went wide right of the target.

28:11

The ball is swung over by Fernando Amorebieta.

27:50

Darren Bent takes a shot.

26:10

Dan Burn restarts play with the free kick.

25:59

Ricky van Wolfswinkel challenges Dan Burn unfairly and gives away a free kick.

21:13

David Stockdale takes the free kick.

21:01

Johan Elmander gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fernando Amorebieta.

20:19

Free kick taken by Russell Martin.

19:22

Pajtim Kasami gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Fox.

18:41

The ball is sent over by Josh Murphy.

17:20

Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass.

16:49

Centre by Martin Olsson.

15:21

Alex Kacaniklic takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

14:46

Steven Whittaker takes a shot. David Stockdale catches the ball.

14:05

Josh Murphy crosses the ball.

12:34

Josh Murphy takes a shot. David Stockdale catches the ball.

11:53

Shot by Johan Elmander missed to the left of the net.

11:39

Shot by Johan Elmander.

9:47

Shot by Clint Dempsey cleared the bar.

5:48

Martin Olsson restarts play with the free kick.

5:29

Elsad Zverotic concedes a free kick for a foul on Javier Garrido.

5:01

Steven Whittaker delivers the ball.

3:15

Josh Murphy crosses the ball.

2:39

Josh Murphy takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

1:30

Robert Snodgrass delivers the ball.

0:55

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

0:47

The ball is crossed by Johan Elmander.

The game gets underway.

Match Preview

Hughton would welcome FA Cup run Manager Chris Hughton accepts Barclays Premier League survival remains Norwich's "biggest priority", but feels the FA Cup will forever be a "very special competition". The Canaries host fellow relegation battlers Fulham at Carrow Road on Saturday looking to make amends for the disappointing 2-1 home defeat on Boxing Day. Hughton - whose side were knocked out at home by non-league Luton in the shock of last season's third round - fully understands the needs for the Norfolk club to retain their top-flight status. However, the former Tottenham defender, who won back-to-back FA Cup finals at Wembley in the early 1980s, sees no reason why teams should not aim to stay in the famous old competition as long as possible. "There is no doubt the biggest priority for us is making sure we do well enough in the Premier League, but we also want to do well enough in the FA Cup and would like to make progress if we can," said Hughton. "I was fortunate to be involved in cup-winning teams a long time ago, certainly a lot longer than some of our younger supporters would know about, in 1981 and 1982. "I think whichever year you look at, the FA Cup competition hasn't changed as regards the stature that it has worldwide. "The approach to the FA Cup has changed of course over the years, as many aspects of the game have, but it is still a very special competition." Hughton added on Canaries Player: "There has been a mentality change a bit by a lot of clubs, with the amount of games there are now and how big this Barclays Premier League is now, but I think it is still the best cup competition in the world and the one which historically will certainly remain that way." Hughton is set to utilise the full Norwich squad on Saturday, with club-record signing Ricky van Wolfswinkel, fit again from a toe injury, set to lead the attack, while misfit striker Luciano Becchio could also be handed a chance to impress along with 18-year-old winger Josh Murphy and his twin brother Jacob. Centre-half Michael Turner is doubtful with a hamstring problem picked up in the 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace on New Year's Day, while Leroy Fer serves a one-match suspension after he was sent off. Hughton added: "The tough part will be making the right balance between making the changes, giving players an opportunity, but giving ourselves a really good chance to win the game. "We are playing against a top-class opposition which makes the task even tougher, but we are at home, so I think it is a good distraction." Whatever side he puts out, Hughton is determined for a much-improved display than the last time Fulham came to Norfolk. "We certainly want to be doing better than our Boxing Day result," he said. "After having taken the lead and having a couple of good opportunities, it was a real disappointment to lose that game. "This is an opportunity for us to make amends. "It is always about a result, this is a game we want to win and get through." American forward Clint Dempsey is eligible for Fulham having rejoined on a two-month loan deal from the Seattle Sounders. Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen is likely to rotate his squad for the trip to Carrow Road.

Formation:4411Manager: Chris Hughton

Norwich

Formation: 4231Manager: Rene Meulensteen

Fulham

  • Mark Bunn
  • Russell Martin
  • Ryan Bennett
  • Steven Whittaker
  • Martin Olsson
  • Robert Snodgrass
  • Johan Elmander
  • Javier Garrido
  • David Fox
  • Josh Murphy
  • Ricky van Wolfswinkel
  • SUBS
  • John Ruddy
  • Gary Hooper
  • Luciano Becchio
  • Nathan Redmond
  • Jacob Murphy
  • Reece Hall-Johnson
  • Adel Gafaiti

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