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Goal scored by Simeon Jackson from close range low into the middle of the goal. Norwich 6-0 Scunthorpe.Assist by Andrew Surman.
Marc Tierney challenges Mark Duffy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Hughes restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Henri Lansbury, Simeon Jackson has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Andrew Surman delivers the ball, Michael Nelson manages to make a clearance.
Shot from 25 yards from Ben Gordon. Blocked by Andrew Crofts.
Foul by Henri Lansbury on Chris Dagnall, free kick awarded. Shot comes in from Michael O'Connor from the free kick, John Ruddy makes a save. Inswinging corner taken by Michael O'Connor, Zak Whitbread makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Andrew Crofts by Sam Togwell results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David Fox. Sam Vokes is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.
Henri Lansbury produces a cross, clearance made by Michael Nelson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Henri Lansbury on Mark Duffy. Andy Hughes restarts play with the free kick.
Chris Dagnall has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Save by John Ruddy.
Zak Whitbread gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Dagnall. Free kick taken by Andy Hughes.
Henri Lansbury takes a shot from 20 yards. Save by Joe Murphy.
The ball is delivered by Mark Duffy, clearance by Elliott Ward.
Unfair challenge on Michael O'Connor by Simeon Jackson results in a free kick. Eddie Nolan takes the free kick.
A goal is scored by Simeon Jackson from close range to the top right corner of the goal. Norwich 5-0 Scunthorpe.Assist by Henri Lansbury.
Centre by Eddie Nolan.
Simeon Jackson fires in a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Norwich 4-0 Scunthorpe.
The ball is delivered by Eddie Nolan, Close range effort by Mark Duffy misses to the right of the goal.
The offside flag is raised against Sam Vokes. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.
Simeon Jackson on for Daniel Pacheco. Corner taken by Andrew Surman played to the near post, clearance by Eddie Nolan. Corner taken by Andrew Surman from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Chris Dagnall.
Marc Tierney takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Joe Murphy.
The ball is delivered by Andy Hughes, save made by John Ruddy.
Chris Dagnall replaces Joe Garner.
Sam Vokes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Grant Holt. Effort from the edge of the area by Daniel Pacheco goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Unfair challenge on Zak Whitbread by Michael O'Connor results in a free kick. Free kick taken by David Fox.
Henri Lansbury replaces Wesley Hoolahan.
Zak Whitbread challenges Joe Garner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Michael O'Connor from right channel, Marc Tierney manages to make a clearance.
Michael Collins leaves the field to be replaced by Mark Duffy.
Grant Holt grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Norwich 3-0 Scunthorpe.Andrew Crofts provided the assist for the goal.
The ball is delivered by Russell Martin, clearance by Eddie Nolan. Daniel Pacheco decides to take the corner short, Wesley Hoolahan has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box striking the post.
The ball is swung over by Russell Martin, clearance by Eddie Nolan. Andrew Surman decides to take a short corner.
A cross is delivered by Marc Tierney, Michael Raynes manages to make a clearance.
Andrew Surman sends in a cross.
The ball is delivered by Russell Martin.
Centre by Grant Holt, clearance made by Michael Nelson.
Daniel Pacheco has an effort at goal. Save by Joe Murphy.
The ball is swung over by Andy Hughes, clearance made by Elliott Ward.
David Fox produces a cross, save by Joe Murphy.
Russell Martin delivers the ball.
Wesley Hoolahan takes a shot. Michael Raynes gets a block in.
Daniel Pacheco has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.
The official flags Andrew Crofts offside. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Murphy.
Andrew Crofts delivers the ball.
David Fox fouled by Sam Togwell, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Zak Whitbread.
Unfair challenge on Ben Gordon by Wesley Hoolahan results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.
Foul by Michael O'Connor on David Fox, free kick awarded. Russell Martin takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Grant Holt from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Garner by David Fox. Eddie Nolan crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, save by John Ruddy.
Effort on goal by Wesley Hoolahan from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
A cross is delivered by Marc Tierney.
Joe Garner concedes a free kick for a foul on Elliott Ward. Free kick taken by Russell Martin.
Shot from 25 yards by Daniel Pacheco. Joe Murphy makes a save.
The ball is sent over by Marc Tierney, clearance by Michael Nelson.
David Fox has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Save by Joe Murphy.
Sam Togwell is brought on as a substitute for Ramon Nunez.
Paul Reid is sent off by the referee. Grant Holt scores a penalty. Norwich 2-0 Scunthorpe.Paul Reid challenges Grant Holt unfairly and gives away a Penalty.
The ball is delivered by Marc Tierney, Andy Hughes makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Eddie Nolan, John Ruddy makes a save.
Centre by Ramon Nunez, John Ruddy makes a comfortable save.
Shot by Wesley Hoolahan. Save made by Joe Murphy. Andrew Surman takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Michael Raynes.
Andrew Surman produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.
Ramon Nunez sends in a cross.
Andy Hughes produces a cross, Zak Whitbread manages to make a clearance.
Ramon Nunez takes a shot. Blocked by Elliott Ward. Michael O'Connor takes the outswinging corner, Zak Whitbread manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Marc Tierney, clearance by Michael Nelson. Daniel Pacheco produces a drilled right-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
A goal is scored by Grant Holt from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Norwich 1-0 Scunthorpe.Assist on the goal came from Daniel Pacheco.
The ball is swung over by Wesley Hoolahan, clearance made by Michael Raynes.
The ball is sent over by Marc Tierney, Michael Nelson makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Eddie Nolan. The ball is delivered by Ben Gordon, clearance by Zak Whitbread.
Effort from outside the box by Andrew Crofts goes wide right of the target.
Zak Whitbread fouled by Joe Garner, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David Fox.
The ball is sent over by Ben Gordon, Zak Whitbread makes a clearance.
Effort on goal by Marc Tierney from 35 yards cleared the crossbar.
Daniel Pacheco crosses the ball, clearance by Michael Nelson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Garner by David Fox. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Michael O'Connor from right channel, save by John Ruddy.
Aaron Wil miss out for City
Norwich manager Paul Lambert is without Aaron Wilbraham for the visit of Scunthorpe.
Wilbraham will play no further part in the Canaries` push for promotion after being ruled out with a back injury.
Fellow striker Chris Martin is on the mend but Saturday`s game will come too soon for a return to the first-team squad.
However, there is some good news for Lambert with the international break allowing defender Zak Whitbread and on-loan Arsenal midfielder Henri Lansbury to return to fitness following knocks.
Midfielder Andrew Crofts and striker Simeon Jackson have both returned from international duty fit with both likely to feature against Alan Knill`s side.
Lambert has loanees Sam Vokes and Dani Pacheco at his disposal after the duo got a week`s training under their belts.
New Scunthorpe boss Knill is boosted by the return of goalkeeper Joe Murphy but also has three fresh injury worries ahead of the trip to high-flying Norwich.
Murphy is back in the Iron squad for the first time in three months after an ankle injury and will challenge Josh Lillis for the gloves.
However, Lee Miller and Mark Duffy are nursing groin strains and Marcus Williams is troubled by a back problem, the same complaint that continues to sideline Cliff Byrne.
In another blow, winger Garry Thompson has been ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing groin surgery this week.
Tony Daws, who was placed in caretaker charge prior to Knill`s arrival, said: "He's working to recover and make sure that he's ready for next season."
Knill handed baptism of fire
Grant Holt and substitute Simeon Jackson both scored hat-tricks for promotion-chasing Norwich as new boss Alan Knill discovered just how tough a task he has on his hands at Scunthorpe.
It was Holt`s third hat-trick for City as he surpassed the 50-goal mark for the club with a near-post finish, a penalty after Iron defender Paul Reid had been sent off, and a well-placed header to complete his treble.
Jackson came on to score a stunning hat-trick himself to condemn the visitors to a ninth consecutive away defeat.
The 6-0 result cements second place for City and moved them six points behind leaders QPR.
Norwich handed a debut to young Liverpool striker Dani Pacheco who arrived at the club on loan deadline day.
Scunthorpe made four changes from the side beaten 2-0 at Ipswich last time out. Joe Murphy, Reid and Michael Collins started, while Ramon Nunez was given his debut after arriving on loan from Leeds.
The home side started brightly, with Marc Tierney slicing a shot onto the roof of the net and Andrew Crofts failing to trouble Murphy with a 20-yard drive which sailed over.
But the Canaries were ahead in the 10th minute.
Great build-up play involving Pacheco and Andrew Surman saw the Spaniard get to the byline and cut the ball back for Holt to slot home at the near post.
The Iron were struggling to cope with Pacheco as he jinked past his marker with a superb piece of skill, but dragged his shot inches wide shortly afterwards.
Nunez announced his arrival in the 19th minute as he unleashed a fizzing drive from 25 yards which deflected just over the crossbar as Scunthorpe looked to gain a foothold in the game.
But Norwich had two decent chances to double their advantage as Wes Hoolahan played in Surman and his angled effort crept just wide, before Hoolahan had Murphy scrambling to keep out a low 25-yard attempt.
The second goal came on the half-hour.
Holt was clear as Reid brought him down, and after the defender was shown a straight red card, Holt stepped up to send Murphy the wrong way from the penalty spot - his 50th goal for the club.
Nunez was taken off for Sam Togwell as the visitors looked to tighten up, but Norwich were rampant, with David Fox, Hoolahan and Holt all going close before the break.
After a quiet start to the second half, Hoolahan rattled the woodwork on the hour with a superb strike.
But the afternoon belonged to Holt as he completed his hat-trick moments later. Crofts` cross from the right was headed back across the keeper and into the bottom corner to make it 21 for the season for Holt.
Paul Lambert withdrew Hoolahan and Holt to rapturous applause with the game won, but that did not stop City from attacking, with Tierney forcing a fine save from Murphy from 12 yards.
Jackson came on for Pacheco and scored within five minutes. He robbed defender Michael Raynes and slotted past Murphy for his first goal in 21 games.
And he added his second just two minutes later with a neat near-post finish after good work from Henri Lansbury.
John Ruddy was finally called into action in the 89th minute as he tipped over a shot from Michael O`Connor, while there was still time for Jackson to complete his hat-trick with a clever close-range finish.
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