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  • Date:28 Apr 2012
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Carrow Road
  • Attendance:26,819
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Goal!

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91:29 +1.29

The ball is delivered by Kyle Naughton.

90:54 +0.54

Anthony Pilkington produces a cross, Jose Reina makes a save.

89:43

The referee blows for offside against Dirk Kuyt. Ryan Bennett takes the free kick.

89:11

Grant Holt is caught offside. Sanchez Jose Enrique restarts play with the free kick.

88:26

A cross is delivered by Elliott Bennett, clearance by Jamie Carragher.

85:47

Grant Holt concedes a free kick for a foul on Glen Johnson. Glen Johnson takes the free kick.

84:23

Sebastian Coates replaces Steven Gerrard. Luis Suarez goes off and Dirk Kuyt comes on.

83:31

Stewart Downing takes a shot. Save by John Ruddy.

81:44

Luis Suarez finds the back of the net with a goal from long range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Norwich 0-3 Liverpool.Assist on the goal came from Daniel Agger.

81:33

The ball is delivered by Russell Martin, clearance by Glen Johnson.

81:05

Elliott Bennett produces a cross, Shot by James Vaughan. Blocked by Jamie Carragher.

79:19

Bradley Johnson has a shot and went wide left of the target.

75:43

Grant Holt joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steve Morison.

75:27

Russell Martin produces a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by James Vaughan misses to the left of the goal.

73:50

Bradley Johnson crosses the ball, Jose Reina makes a save.

72:44

The ball is crossed by Glen Johnson, save by John Ruddy.

70:29

Unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by Ryan Bennett results in a free kick. Ryan Bennett receives a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Steven Gerrard.

69:49

James Vaughan produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

69:06

Luis Suarez produces a cross, clearance made by Elliott Ward.

67:40

Stewart Downing takes a shot. Blocked by Kyle Naughton.

67:32

Steven Gerrard sends in a cross.

66:20

A cross is delivered by Kyle Naughton, Jamie Carragher makes a clearance.

65:15

James Vaughan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Reina. James Vaughan is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jose Reina restarts play with the free kick.

64:27

Corner from the left by-line taken by Craig Bellamy, Daniel Agger takes a shot. Jonathan Howson manages to make a clearance.

64:17

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Blocked by Bradley Johnson.

63:27

Luis Suarez takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

62:11

James Vaughan challenges Daniel Agger unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jose Reina restarts play with the free kick.

59:35

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Craig Bellamy, free kick awarded for a foul by Stewart Downing on Kyle Naughton. Free kick taken by John Ruddy.

59:23

Stewart Downing takes a shot. John Ruddy makes a save.

58:04

Elliott Bennett takes a shot from a long way out which goes wide of the right-hand post.

57:09

Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Pilkington, clearance by Jamie Carragher.

56:53

Steve Morison takes a shot. Glen Johnson gets a block in.

55:59

Luis Suarez is caught offside. John Ruddy takes the free kick.

54:26

The ball is delivered by Sanchez Jose Enrique, Jonjo Shelvey produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand post.

53:13

Stewart Downing takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

52:15

Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy, John Ruddy makes a save.

51:28

Stewart Downing crosses the ball, Luis Suarez takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Bennett. Jonjo Shelvey takes a shot.

50:27

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Anthony Pilkington, Bradley Johnson has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

50:17

Elliott Bennett takes a shot. Save by Jose Reina.

46:41

Corner taken by Anthony Pilkington.

46:19 +1.19

Jonathan Howson challenges Steven Gerrard unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee books Jonathan Howson for unsporting behaviour. Jose Reina takes the direct free kick.

46:16

Anthony Pilkington takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Steven Gerrard manages to make a clearance.

46:06

The ball is delivered by Anthony Pilkington, Daniel Agger manages to make a clearance.

45:43

Anthony Pilkington takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Steven Gerrard manages to make a clearance.

45:41 +0.41

Foul by Craig Bellamy on Elliott Bennett, free kick awarded. David Fox crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.

45:37

Elliott Bennett sends in a cross, clearance made by Craig Bellamy.

45:01

James Vaughan comes on in place of David Fox.

44:54

The offside flag is raised against Luis Suarez. Russell Martin takes the indirect free kick.

43:53

Unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by Kyle Naughton results in a free kick. Glen Johnson takes the free kick.

41:46

Luis Suarez fouled by Elliott Ward, the ref awards a free kick. Elliott Ward receives a yellow card. Craig Bellamy has an effort direct from the free kick.

40:51

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Howson by Craig Bellamy. The free kick is delivered right-footed by David Fox from right channel, Glen Johnson makes a clearance.

38:18

Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy to the near post, clearance by Anthony Pilkington.

37:55

Corner taken by Stewart Downing from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Anthony Pilkington.

37:24

Corner taken right-footed by Steven Gerrard from the right by-line, Bradley Johnson manages to make a clearance.

32:34

Foul by Kyle Naughton on Glen Johnson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Stewart Downing.

27:48

Luis Suarez grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Norwich 0-2 Liverpool.

27:07

The ball is delivered by Craig Bellamy, Kyle Naughton manages to make a clearance.

26:35

Stewart Downing decides to take a short corner.

26:20

Steven Gerrard has a drilled shot. Ryan Bennett gets a block in.

23:16

Luis Suarez gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Norwich 0-1 Liverpool.Steven Gerrard provided the assist for the goal.

22:11

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Howson, Daniel Agger makes a clearance.

21:41

A cross is delivered by Russell Martin, clearance made by Daniel Agger.

20:50

Elliott Bennett is ruled offside. Jamie Carragher restarts play with the free kick.

19:39

Elliott Bennett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sanchez Jose Enrique. Sanchez Jose Enrique takes the free kick.

17:42

The offside flag is raised against Craig Bellamy. Free kick taken by Ryan Bennett.

16:41

Luis Suarez sends in a cross.

13:30

Elliott Bennett fouled by Jordan Henderson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by David Fox, save by Jose Reina.

11:14

Russell Martin on for Adam Drury.

9:35

Anthony Pilkington sends in a cross.

9:26

The ball is swung over by Anthony Pilkington, Jamie Carragher manages to make a clearance.

6:58

The referee blows for offside against Luis Suarez. Free kick taken by Ryan Bennett.

2:26

The ball is delivered by Stewart Downing, Elliott Ward makes a clearance.

Match Preview

Lambert unhappy with speculation Norwich manager Paul Lambert has labelled speculation linking him with a summer move to Aston Villa as "extremely unfair". The pressure is increasing on Villa boss Alex McLeish as the Midlands club struggle to stay clear of the relegation dogfight, having been beaten 2-1 at home draw by Bolton in midweek. By contrast, Lambert has steered the Canaries up into 13th place, with their top-flight status all but secured for another season, some 10 points clear of danger heading into Saturday's visit of Liverpool. The former Celtic midfielder, 42, accepts transfer rumours about players and even managers is all part and parcel of the game, but insists reports suggesting he was being lined up by Villa owner Randy Lerner as a summer replacement for McLeish were unwelcome. "Speculation about players is something you can never do anything about. It happens with managers as well and you can never stop that," the Norwich manager told a press conference. "If my players get linked with other teams, there is not a thing I can do about that. It is the same situation about myself. "However, it is extremely unfair with me being linked with Aston Villa when they have got a really good manager up there who is doing everything he can to stay in the league. "It is an unfair comment for me to say anything on that." Liverpool may not be challenging for the championship, but they have already brought the Carling Cup back to Anfield and next weekend have another Wembley date as they aim to beat Champions League finalists Chelsea to win the FA Cup. Lambert is not expecting anything other than another stern test of how far his own squad have come since rising up through succesive promotions from npower League One. Lambert added: "Liverpool have won the Carling Cup, they are in the final of the FA Cup. The fan base is huge, Kenny (Dalglish) is a massive presence and they are still a fantastic side. I don't think anybody should underestimate that." Norwich have struggled for consistency in recent weeks, winning at Tottenham on Easter Monday only to then be thumped 6-1 at home by title-chasing Manchester City and losing 2-0 at relegation battlers Blackburn last time out. Striker James Vaughan is pressing for another start after his recovery from a frustrating injury spell. Former Reds centre-back Zak Whitbread (hamstring) remains sidelined and will not be playing against his old club. Fellow defenders Marc Tierney (groin) and Daniel Ayala (knee), another former Liverpool man, are ruled out of the season. Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish would be happy just to see some league victories before the end of the season irrespective of how his side play. Having dominated throughout and created numerous chances in last weekend's home defeat to West Brom the Scot will gladly swap style for substance over the coming weeks. There is a danger the Reds could go into next weekend's FA Cup final against Chelsea with a lack of confidence and momentum with more frustrating performances like the one against the Baggies. And while Dalglish does not intend to abandon his principles he would welcome a few more points to avoid the club's worst league finish for 58 years - when they were relegated. "We want to win games but it would be nice if we were rubbish and won a game," said the Reds boss, who insists finishing above near neighbours Everton, two points ahead, should not be the primary motivating factor for his players. "Our incentive is to get as much as we can from every game we play. "We want to finish with as many wins and points as we possibly can and the incentive we have is just representing the football club as much as anything else. "We have always set ourselves high standards in terms of the level of performance and there are not too many times when we've let ourselves down on that front." Liverpool have hit the woodwork 30 times this season and have dominated many games without delivering the killer blow to opponents. Liverpool's worst season in Premier League history came in 1993/94 when they were eighth, the same position they finished in the 1963 campaign in their first season after winning promotion back to Division One. The last time they finished outside the top eight was when they finished bottom in 1953/54. Captain Steven Gerrard returned to training during the week after being rested for the home defeat against West Brom. However, with an FA Cup final in just over a week and two league matches to play before then Dalglish may look to protect some of his players. Midfielder Charlie Adam's knee injury has ruled out a return before the end of the season. end

Formation:451Manager: Paul Lambert

Norwich

Formation: 451Manager: Kenny Dalglish

Liverpool

  • John Ruddy
  • Kyle Naughton
  • Ryan Bennett
  • Elliott Ward
  • Adam Drury
  • Elliott Bennett
  • Jonathan Howson
  • David Fox
  • Bradley Johnson
  • Anthony Pilkington
  • Steve Morison
  • SUBS
  • Jed Steer
  • Russell Martin
  • James Vaughan
  • Grant Holt
  • Andrew Surman
  • Wesley Hoolahan
  • Aaron Wilbraham

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLDWLL
  • Norwich
  • VS
  • Liverpool
  • LLLDWL

Last Meetings

  • Liverpool
  • 1 - 1
  • Norwich
  • 22/10/2011
  • Norwich
  • 1 - 2
  • Liverpool
  • 03/01/2005
  • Liverpool
  • 3 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 25/09/2004
  • Norwich
  • 1 - 2
  • Liverpool
  • 29/04/1995
  • Liverpool
  • 4 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 02/01/1995
  • Liverpool
  • 0 - 1
  • Norwich
  • 30/04/1994

Top Scorers

Norwich

  • G Holt 11
  • S Morison 8
  • A Pilkington 8
  • A Surman 4
  • W Hoolahan 3
  • R Martin 2
  • S Jackson 2
  • B Johnson 2
  • A Wilbraham 1
  • L Barnett 1
  • E Bennett 1
  • J Howson 1

Liverpool

  • L Suarez 8
  • C Bellamy 6
  • S Gerrard 5
  • RR Maxi 4
  • A Carroll 4
  • D Kuyt 2
  • M Skrtel 2
  • G Johnson 1
  • C Adam 1
  • J Henderson 1
  • S Coates 1

Goals

Norwich

    • Total goals 107
    • Goals per game 47
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 10 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Liverpool

    • Total goals 100
    • Goals per game 40
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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