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  • Date:28 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Carrow Road
  • Crofts (30) Hoolahan - pen (52)
    Drury (61) Hoolahan (73)
  • Waghorn (1) Waghorn (1)
    Fryatt (64)
    Fryatt (77)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee brings the game to a close.

93:39 +3.39

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Simon Lappin.

90:13 +0.13

Caution for Grant Holt.

88:39

Martyn Waghorn delivers the ball, clearance by Leon Barnett.

86:53

Adam Drury takes a shot from 18 yards. Save made by Carl Ikeme.

83:55

The assistant referee signals for offside against Grant Holt. Tom Kennedy takes the free kick.

82:49

Andy King has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

81:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Martin on Michael Lamey. The ball is delivered by Michael Lamey, Steve Howard takes a shot. Save made by John Ruddy.

80:58

The ball is swung over by Steven Smith, save made by Carl Ikeme.

80:01

Steven Smith replaces Wesley Hoolahan.

79:15

The referee sends off Matt Fryatt for violent conduct.

77:57

Matt Fryatt scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Norwich 4-3 Leicester.Assist by Steve Howard.

77:31

Adam Drury produces a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Chris Martin misses to the left of the goal.

75:14

Paul Gallagher takes a shot.

74:57

A cross is delivered by Matt Fryatt, Elliott Ward makes a clearance.

73:55

A goal is scored by Wesley Hoolahan from outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Norwich 4-2 Leicester.Grant Holt provided the assist for the goal.

73:07

Paul Gallagher sends in a cross.

72:14

Adam Drury challenges Steve Howard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Caution for Adam Drury. Martyn Waghorn takes the free kick.

71:54

Simeon Jackson leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Martin.

67:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Elliott Ward on Steve Howard. The referee cautions Elliott Ward for unsporting behaviour. Jack Hobbs takes the direct free kick.

67:18

A cross is delivered by Adam Drury, Grant Holt takes a shot. Carl Ikeme makes a save.

65:53

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Paul Gallagher coming on for Lloyd Dyer. Yuki Abe replaces Richie Wellens.

63:30

Centre by Martyn Waghorn, Steve Howard takes a shot. Save by John Ruddy. Martyn Waghorn decides to take a short corner. A cross is delivered by Matt Oakley, Goal scored by Steve Howard from close in high into the middle of the goal. Norwich 3-2 Leicester.The assist for the goal came from Andy King.

63:30

Martyn Waghorn produces a cross, Steve Howard takes a shot. Save by John Ruddy. Corner taken short by Martyn Waghorn. A cross is delivered by Martyn Waghorn, Matt Fryatt scores a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Norwich 3-2 Leicester.Assist by Steve Howard.

61:46

Adam Drury gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Norwich 3-1 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from Wesley Hoolahan.

61:20

Inswinging corner taken by Martyn Waghorn from the right by-line, Elliott Ward manages to make a clearance.

61:10

Centre by Andy King, Leon Barnett makes a clearance.

59:38

The ball is delivered by Russell Martin, Simon Lappin produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

57:50

Simeon Jackson takes a shot. Save made by Carl Ikeme. Corner taken by Simon Lappin, Close range header by Elliott Ward misses to the right of the target.

56:45

Unfair challenge on Simeon Jackson by Michael Lamey results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Simon Lappin from left channel.

56:06

Effort on goal by Andrew Crofts from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.

53:41

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Matt Fryatt coming on for Matt Oakley.

53:32

Wesley Hoolahan delivers the ball, Grant Holt produces a headed effort from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

51:22

Russell Martin delivers the ball. Tom Kennedy handles the ball and concedes a . Penalty taken left-footed by Wesley Hoolahan and scored. Norwich 2-1 Leicester.

51:14

The ball is crossed by Russell Martin, Tom Kennedy makes a clearance.

48:47

Simon Lappin produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

47:00

Simon Lappin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martyn Waghorn. Martyn Waghorn crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by John Ruddy.

45:24

Wesley Hoolahan takes a shot from 20 yards. Save by Carl Ikeme.

44:42

Martyn Waghorn delivers the ball.

43:47

A cross is delivered by Wesley Hoolahan, save made by Carl Ikeme.

41:42

Simon Lappin produces a cross, Carl Ikeme makes a save.

40:59

Centre by Michael Lamey, Elliott Ward manages to make a clearance.

39:49

The ball is sent over by Tom Kennedy, Steve Howard takes a shot.

39:03

Tom Kennedy crosses the ball, clearance by Leon Barnett.

38:35

Outswinging corner taken by Martyn Waghorn from the left by-line played to the near post, Simon Lappin manages to make a clearance.

37:56

Martyn Waghorn fouled by Andrew Crofts, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Morrison restarts play with the free kick.

34:56

Simeon Jackson delivers the ball, clearance made by Michael Lamey.

34:02

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Howard by Elliott Ward. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

32:20

A cross is delivered by Tom Kennedy, clearance made by Leon Barnett.

30:31

The ball is swung over by Grant Holt, Andrew Crofts fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Norwich 1-1 Leicester.The assist for the goal came from Grant Holt.

29:17

Martyn Waghorn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Russell Martin. Free kick taken by John Ruddy.

29:09

Martyn Waghorn produces a cross, clearance made by Leon Barnett.

28:23

A cross is delivered by Elliott Ward, Leon Barnett takes a shot. Save made by Carl Ikeme.

27:30

Richie Wellens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Drury. Simon Lappin delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Jack Hobbs manages to make a clearance.

27:11

Shot by Russell Martin. Save by Carl Ikeme.

26:51

Wesley Hoolahan produces a cross, Effort on goal by Simon Lappin from 18 yards. Andy King gets a block in.

23:22

Simon Lappin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy King. Simon Lappin is cautioned. Free kick taken by Michael Morrison.

22:05

The ball is sent over by Grant Holt, Michael Morrison manages to make a clearance.

20:43

Unfair challenge on Russell Martin by Tom Kennedy results in a free kick. Russell Martin takes the direct free kick.

19:03

Shot from just outside the box by Andrew Crofts misses to the right of the goal.

18:55

The ball is delivered by Adam Drury, clearance made by Matt Oakley.

17:52

Richie Wellens challenges Korey Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Russell Martin.

16:14

The assistant referee flags for offside against Adam Drury. Carl Ikeme takes the indirect free kick.

12:44

Korey Smith challenges Steve Howard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tom Kennedy takes the direct free kick. The assistant referee flags for offside against Martyn Waghorn. Free kick taken by John Ruddy.

11:57

Effort from 25 yards by Andrew Crofts. Brilliant save by Carl Ikeme.

11:23

Corner taken left-footed by Simon Lappin from the right by-line, clearance by Steve Howard. Centre by Wesley Hoolahan, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance.

11:11

The ball is swung over by Simeon Jackson, Tom Kennedy makes a clearance.

10:30

Martyn Waghorn delivers a pass corner to short, save by John Ruddy.

9:29

Martyn Waghorn takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.

8:21

A cross is delivered by Simon Lappin, clearance made by Tom Kennedy.

7:13

Corner taken by Simon Lappin from the right by-line, clearance by Andy King.

6:56

Adam Drury takes a shot. Save made by Carl Ikeme.

6:47

Simon Lappin produces a cross, Tom Kennedy makes a clearance.

3:57

Korey Smith challenges Steve Howard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martyn Waghorn has an effort direct from the free kick, John Ruddy makes a comfortable save.

3:42

The ball is crossed by Martyn Waghorn, save made by John Ruddy.

1:17

Goal scored by Martyn Waghorn from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Norwich 0-1 Leicester.

0:34

Free kick awarded for a foul by Simon Lappin on Michael Lamey. Carl Ikeme restarts play with the free kick.

The referee gets the match started.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

The game restarts for the second half.

Match Preview

Norwich boss Paul Lambert again has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the visit of Leicester.

The former Colchester boss was full of praise for his side despite the 2-0 defeat at home to Hull on Saturday and is unlikely to make many changes.

Andrew Surman (knee) and Michael Nelson (ankle) remain the only two absentees as defensive duo Steven Smith and Zak Whitbread have returned to full training following ankle and calf injuries respectively.

Smith was in the matchday squad against the Tigers but has yet to make his debut, while Simon Lappin is expected to continue in midfield following his return to the starting line-up at the expense of Anthony McNamee.

Simeon Jackson is pressurising Chris Martin for a place up front alongside captain Grant Holt as the Canaries look for a return to winning ways.

Leicester manager Paulo Sousa has urged his players to put the 6-1 hammering by Portsmouth out of their minds by winning at Carrow Road.

The Foxes travel to Norfolk after being hit for six at Fratton Park in front of the television cameras on Friday night.

Sousa says the current glut of games means he is unable to work on their problems on the training ground. But the former Swansea boss, whose side are now bottom of the npower Championship table, believes there is enough quality in his squad to turn things around.

"We want to get this out of our system straightaway. Hopefully, we can start the game at Norwich much better and keep focused better on what we need to do to win the game," said Sousa.

"There were some individual mistakes on Friday. Those are, of course, something we want to avoid but we are not in the moment where we have too much time to correct things.

"We need to grow and be strong and we will make the right decisions to get the win. We want to move on."

Formation:41212Manager: Paul Lambert

Norwich

Formation: 433Manager: Paulo Sousa

Leicester

  • John Ruddy
  • Russell Martin
  • Leon Barnett
  • Elliott Ward
  • Adam Drury
  • Andrew Crofts
  • Korey Smith
  • Simon Lappin
  • Wesley Hoolahan
  • Grant Holt
  • Simeon Jackson
  • SUBS
  • Declan Rudd
  • David Fox
  • Chris Martin
  • Oli Johnson
  • Anthony McNamee
  • Steven Smith
  • Jens Berthel Askou

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Match Report

Sousa gets that sinking feeling The pressure continues to mount on Leicester boss Paulo Sousa after his side were on the wrong end of a seven-goal thriller at Carrow Road. The Foxes, who opened the scoring through Martyn Waghorn, remain at the foot of the npower Championship as goals from Andrew Crofts, Adam Drury and a Wes Hoolahan brace earned Norwich victory. Matty Fryatt, who came on to score twice, was sent off for a goalmouth tussle with Leon Barnett after the Foxes' third goal, and that effectively killed off any hopes they had of taking a point. Leicester, who were beaten 6-1 at Portsmouth last time out, got off to the perfect start, opening the scoring after just a minute and 20 seconds. A superb solo run from Waghorn down the right side saw him beat four defenders before bursting into the box and slotting the ball past John Ruddy. Norwich, who went into the game on the back of an inconsistent run, responded through Drury, but his shot was tipped around the post by Carl Ikeme. Ikeme had to be at his best to keep out a cheeky lobbed effort from Andrew Crofts in the 12th minute, while the winger fired wide from 20 yards minutes later. Crofts was looking lively, and after Russ Martin and Barnett had brought saves from Ikeme, he found the equaliser. Grant Holt cut the ball back from the left for the Wales international and he drilled the ball low across the goalkeeper. Leicester, who had managed just one Championship win before the start of play, almost regained the lead before the break but Steve Howard failed to get a decent connection on Tom Kennedy's cross. Norwich had already gone close twice through Hoolahan and Simon Lappin at the start of the second half when they went ahead from the penalty spot. Michael Morrison was adjudged to have handled a cross from Martin and Hoolahan stroked home the penalty. It was all Norwich, with Holt heading wide from close in, Simeon Jackson firing in a shot which Ikeme tipped away and Elliott Ward sending a header past the upright. Their pressure paid off in the 62nd minute when Hoolahan picked out Drury and he found the bottom corner to make it 3-1 on his 300th league appearance. Leicester pulled a goal back three minutes later when Howard's shot was saved by Ruddy but substitute Fryatt was on hand to poke in the rebound for his first goal of the season. The Canaries composed themselves and pushed forward again, going close through a Holt header from 12 yards. They restored their two-goal advantage in the 74th minute when Holt laid the ball to Hoolahan and he smashed a half-volley into the top corner from 20 yards. But Leicester refused to lie down and came back again to make it 4-3 when Fryatt scored a superb individual effort. The striker was then shown a straight red card in his attempts to get the ball back, getting himself involved in a tussle with Barnett. That allowed Norwich to relax in the closing stages, with Drury inches away from adding a fifth.

Form Guide

    WDWLWL
  • Norwich
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • LLDWLL

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 4 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 16/02/2008
  • Norwich
  • 0 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 19/01/2008
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 2
  • Norwich
  • 14/04/2007
  • Norwich
  • 3 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 28/11/2006
  • Norwich
  • 2 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 01/04/2006
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Norwich
  • 31/12/2005

Top Scorers

Norwich

  • G Holt 2
  • A Crofts 2
  • M Nelson 1
  • R Martin 1
  • S Jackson 1
  • C Martin 1

Leicester

  • A King 4
  • S Howard 1
  • L Dyer 1

Goals

Norwich

    • Total goals 20
    • Goals per game 10
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 17
    • Goals per game 7
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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