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David McGoldrick gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Henri Lansbury. Shot comes in from Henri Lansbury from the free kick, save by Lee Camp.
The referee blows for offside. John Ruddy takes the free kick.
Andrew Surman fouled by Paul Konchesky, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Konchesky is sent off by the referee for second bookable offence. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Surman.
The ball is swung over by Luke Chambers, clearance made by Andrew Surman.
Rob Edwards joins the action as a substitute, replacing Simeon Jackson.
Paul McKenna crosses the ball, Robert Earnshaw produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
A cross is delivered by Chris Gunter, Zak Whitbread makes a clearance.
Shot by Simeon Jackson from inside the box hits the post.
Paul McKenna handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Elliott Ward takes the direct free kick.
Andrew Surman takes a shot from 12 yards. Paul Konchesky gets a block in.
Wes Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Simeon Jackson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Simon Lappin from left wing, clearance made by Luke Chambers.
Chris Gunter has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.
David McGoldrick produces a cross, Zak Whitbread makes a clearance.
Simon Lappin crosses the ball, Simeon Jackson has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.
Corner taken left-footed by Andrew Surman to the near post, Paul McKenna makes a clearance.
Henri Lansbury takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Paul McKenna makes a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Henri Lansbury to the near post, Paul McKenna makes a clearance.
Henri Lansbury crosses the ball, clearance by Paul McKenna.
The ball is sent over by Simon Lappin, clearance made by Wes Morgan.
Simon Lappin comes on in place of Wesley Hoolahan.
Paul Konchesky delivers the ball, clearance made by Elliott Ward.
Centre by Chris Gunter.
The ball is crossed by Chris Gunter, clearance made by Zak Whitbread.
David McGoldrick fouled by Andrew Crofts, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.
Marc Tierney fouled by Marcus Tudgay, the ref awards a free kick. John Ruddy restarts play with the free kick.
(Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Robert Earnshaw coming on for Nathan Tyson.
Nathan Tyson has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.
A cross is delivered by Paul Konchesky, clearance made by Zak Whitbread.
The ball is crossed by Marc Tierney.
Lewis McGugan produces a right-footed shot from long range that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Centre by Brendan Moloney, clearance by Zak Whitbread.
Russell Martin delivers the ball, clearance made by Paul Konchesky.
Paul Konchesky delivers the ball.
A cross is delivered by Paul McKenna, clearance made by Marc Tierney.
Brendan Moloney produces a cross, clearance by Zak Whitbread.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Tyson by Zak Whitbread. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Lewis McGugan from right channel, clearance by Zak Whitbread.
David Fox leaves the field to be replaced by Henri Lansbury.
Centre by Marc Tierney, clearance by Luke Chambers.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Andrew Surman, clearance by Wes Morgan.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Wes Morgan. John Ruddy takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Nathan Tyson, Elliott Ward manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Grant Holt, Simeon Jackson takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.
The ball is crossed by Paul Konchesky, John Ruddy makes a save.
Shot from just outside the penalty area by Nathan Tyson misses to the left of the target.
Chris Gunter is brought on as a substitute for Guy Moussi.
A cross is delivered by Paul Konchesky, Elliott Ward makes a clearance.
Corner taken short by Paul Konchesky.
Centre by Guy Moussi, Marc Tierney manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Paul Konchesky, Elliott Ward manages to make a clearance.
Grant Holt has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
Simeon Jackson takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
The ball is swung over by Paul Konchesky, John Ruddy makes a save.
The ball is crossed by Guy Moussi.
A cross is delivered by Brendan Moloney, clearance by Marc Tierney.
(Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Marcus Tudgay coming on for Kris Boyd.
Effort from inside the area by Andrew Surman misses to the left of the target.
The ball is crossed by Lewis McGugan.
Brendan Moloney sends in a cross, clearance by Zak Whitbread.
Lewis McGugan takes a shot from 25 yards. Zak Whitbread gets a block in.
Kris Boyd fouled by Zak Whitbread, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is delivered by Lewis McGugan, David McGoldrick has a volleyed shot. John Ruddy makes a save.
Wes Morgan challenges Grant Holt unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Fox takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Nathan Tyson, clearance made by Marc Tierney.
Paul Konchesky receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.
Andrew Surman fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Norwich 2-1 Nottm Forest.Assist by Grant Holt.
Simeon Jackson challenges Luke Chambers unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.
The referee blows for offside against Simeon Jackson. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.
Andrew Surman delivers the ball, clearance by Luke Chambers.
A cross is delivered by David McGoldrick, Kris Boyd produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Paul McKenna produces a cross, Russell Martin manages to make a clearance.
Shot by Guy Moussi from inside the penalty box hits the post.
David McGoldrick produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.
The ball is crossed by Paul Konchesky, Zak Whitbread manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Grant Holt, clearance made by Wes Morgan.
The ball is swung over by Brendan Moloney, clearance by David Fox.
Lewis McGugan takes a shot. Blocked by Zak Whitbread.
The ball is crossed by Nathan Tyson, clearance by Andrew Crofts.
The ball is delivered by Brendan Moloney, save made by John Ruddy.
Andrew Surman has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.
The ball is crossed by Andrew Surman, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.
Brendan Moloney produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
Unfair challenge on Kris Boyd by Zak Whitbread results in a free kick. Lewis McGugan produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Luke Chambers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Grant Holt. The free kick is swung in right-footed by David Fox, Brendan Moloney fouled by Andrew Surman, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.
The ball is sent over by David McGoldrick.
Grant Holt crosses the ball, Shot from 18 yards by Russell Martin. Blocked by Paul McKenna.
The ball is swung over by Lewis McGugan, save by John Ruddy.
Unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan by Kris Boyd results in a free kick. David Fox delivers the ball, Grant Holt scores a headed goal from close range. Norwich 1-1 Nottm Forest.The assist for the goal came from David Fox.
Foul by Andrew Surman on David McGoldrick, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Inswinging corner taken by Wesley Hoolahan from the right by-line, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David McGoldrick on Zak Whitbread. Zak Whitbread takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Andrew Crofts, Close range effort by Simeon Jackson goes over the bar.
Unfair challenge on Paul Konchesky by Grant Holt results in a free kick. Paul Konchesky restarts play with the free kick.
Goal scored by Nathan Tyson from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Norwich 0-1 Nottm Forest.
Nathan Tyson produces a cross.
Holt doubt for Canaries
Norwich captain Grant Holt has been rated at 50/50 to face his former club Nottingham Forest on Friday night.
Holt made both goals in the 2-2 draw at Watford on Tuesday night but then limped down the tunnel at the end with what appeared to be a hamstring injury.
The striker will be given until the last minute to prove his fitness as Paul Lambert's side look for a win which would put them back in the automatic promotion places.
Midfielder Wes Hoolahan has been passed fit after two games out with a hamstring injury while Lambert's striking options could be boosted further by the inclusion of Chris Martin.
Martin has not played since injuring his hamstring in February but travelled to Vicarage Road in midweek and could be included.
Midfielder Korey Smith could also be involved after he missed out at Watford with an eye infection.
Forest hope to have Nathan Tyson available for the crucial clash.
The forward missed out with a stiff back as Forest got their play-off challenge back on track with a first victory in 10 matches at home to Burnley in midweek.
David McGoldrick, who came off the bench to score both goals in the 2-0 win over the Clarets, is pushing for a starting role.
Boss Billy Davies must decide whether to stick with Brendan Moloney at right-back or recall Chris Gunter.
Paul Anderson is expected to miss out again as he continues to struggle with the rib problem he sustained against Leeds at the start of the month, while fellow midfielder Chris Cohen will complete a three-match ban.
Robbie Findley has resumed full training after an Achilles injury but the American striker will not be considered for this game.
Surman sends Canaries soaring
Norwich moved back into second in the npower Championship despite an early scare with a frenetic 2-1 victory over Nottingham Forest.
Canaries goalkeeper John Ruddy and Forest striker Nathan Tyson contrived to gift the visitors a bizarre opener before Grant Holt restored parity with his 20th league goal of the season.
Andrew Surman used excellent positional sense to complete a first-half comeback and give the Norfolk club the advantage in the promotion chase over rivals Cardiff and Swansea until at least Saturday afternoon.
Forest were ahead in unorthodox fashion after only three minutes. Norwich shotstopper Ruddy raced to the edge of his area to deal with a loose ball, only to cannon his clearance against the onrushing Tyson, the ball looping wildly into the net to the former Everton man's horror.
However, four minutes later the hosts were back in the match. Former Forest striker Holt rose to meet David Fox's lofted free-kick, heading beyond Lee Camp to equalise.
Young right-back Brendan Moloney made a dynamic foray up the Carrow Road pitch in the 19th minute, dinking inside the area to send a low shot agonisingly past Ruddy's right-hand post.
With 21 minutes played, Surman twisted and turned on the edge of the Forest box, and for lack of an opening, tried an audacious lob which bobbled wide to the disappointment of the home fans.
The Reds could have retaken the lead when Guy Moussi received an incisive ball from McGugan in the box but clipped his shot against the Norwich upright after 29 minutes.
The consistent attacking prowess of the home side would pay dividends again in the 37th minute, Surman beating the offside trap expertly to connect with Holt's weighted through-ball and clip beyond Camp to send the Canaries in ahead at half-time.
Jackson had the first chance of the second half, chasing the ball down in the Forest box and forcing Camp to save with his feet.
On 53 minutes, Jackson was on hand to force another strong save from Camp with a bullet header as Norwich continued to break with intensity.
As the game entered the final half-hour, both sides continued to press forward, Forest exposing the wings with the blistering pace of McGugan and Tyson. The former should have done better in the 69th minute when he screwed his drive narrowly over the bar with his team-mates screaming for the pass.
Jackson continued to menace the Forest defence and was unlucky not to double the advantage in the 81st minute when he headed wide of goal from close range.
Paul Konchesky was dismissed in injury time after picking up a second yellow card to further compound Forest's disappointment as the Canaries held on for three valuable points.
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