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  • Date:30 Jan 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Carrow Road
  • Attendance:26,818
  • Hoolahan (31)
  • Bale (79)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:37 +2.37

Robert Snodgrass is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

90:25 +0.25

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Kyle Walker.

89:40

Gareth Bale delivers the ball, clearance by Javier Garrido. Benoit Assou-Ekotto takes a shot from 20 yards. Clearance by Bradley Johnson.

88:19

Shot by Gylfi Sigurdsson. Save by Mark Bunn. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Kyle Walker from the left by-line to the near post, Gareth Bale takes a shot. Clearance made by Russell Martin.

85:20

A cross is delivered by Lewis Holtby, Sebastien Bassong makes a clearance. Jermain Defoe produces a drilled right-footed shot from 18 yards. Michael Turner gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Kyle Walker to the near post, Grant Holt makes a clearance. (Tottenham) makes a substitution, with Gylfi Sigurdsson coming on for Aaron Lennon.

81:56

A cross is delivered by Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Shot by Jermain Defoe from deep inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

79:23

Gareth Bale fires in a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Norwich 1-1 Tottenham.The assist for the goal came from Jermain Defoe. Jonathan Howson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Wesley Hoolahan.

78:12

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lewis Holtby on Wesley Hoolahan. Lewis Holtby booked. Javier Garrido takes the direct free kick. Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball, Michael Dawson manages to make a clearance.

77:35

A cross is delivered by Aaron Lennon, save made by Mark Bunn.

77:15

The ball is delivered by Gareth Bale.

76:11

The ball is swung over by Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Javier Garrido manages to make a clearance. Shot from 25 yards by Mousa Dembele. Blocked by Michael Turner.

74:49

Wesley Hoolahan is shown a yellow card. Scott Parker challenges Sebastien Bassong unfairly and gives away a free kick. Javier Garrido takes the free kick.

74:49

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wesley Hoolahan on Scott Parker. Scott Parker takes the free kick.

74:07

Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line to the near post, Gareth Bale makes a clearance.

72:43

Benoit Assou-Ekotto challenges Robert Snodgrass unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from left channel, Michael Dawson fouled by Grant Holt, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Hugo Lloris.

71:35

The ball is delivered by Aaron Lennon, clearance made by Sebastien Bassong.

70:25

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gareth Bale on Grant Holt. Clint Dempsey goes off and Lewis Holtby comes on. Mark Bunn takes the free kick.

68:05

Benoit Assou-Ekotto fouled by Robert Snodgrass, the ref awards a free kick. Kyle Walker crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Michael Turner. Robert Snodgrass is given a yellow card. Kyle Walker takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Grant Holt. Corner taken short by Kyle Walker. The ball is swung over by Mousa Dembele, Michael Turner manages to make a clearance.

65:25

Anthony Pilkington has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

63:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle Walker by Bradley Johnson. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Kyle Walker from left channel, Alexander Tettey makes a clearance.

62:18

Shot by Jermain Defoe from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

59:12

Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Holt on Kyle Walker. Grant Holt is cautioned. Free kick taken by Michael Dawson.

57:54

The ball is delivered by Benoit Assou-Ekotto, save made by Mark Bunn.

57:03

The ball is swung over by Gareth Bale, clearance by Michael Turner.

56:15

The referee blows for offside. Jan Vertonghen takes the indirect free kick.

54:29

Scott Parker concedes a free kick for a foul on Wesley Hoolahan. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Robert Snodgrass, Foul by Michael Turner on Michael Dawson, free kick awarded. Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.

54:09

Effort on goal by Anthony Pilkington from 20 yards. Jan Vertonghen gets a block in.

50:55

Shot by Gareth Bale. Mark Bunn makes a save.

49:44

Jermain Defoe delivers the ball, Javier Garrido makes a clearance.

46:51

The ball is swung over by Russell Martin.

45:55

Scott Parker fouled by Bradley Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael Dawson.

45:23 +0.23

Unfair challenge on Sebastien Bassong by Clint Dempsey results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Bunn.

45:23

A cross is delivered by Robert Snodgrass, Jan Vertonghen manages to make a clearance.

44:32

Unfair challenge on Scott Parker by Robert Snodgrass results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

43:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jermain Defoe by Michael Turner. Free kick crossed left-footed by Gareth Bale from left channel, clearance made by Bradley Johnson.

42:32

Bradley Johnson fouled by Mousa Dembele, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Javier Garrido.

41:36

Shot from 12 yards by Jermain Defoe. Save by Mark Bunn.

41:00

Wesley Hoolahan has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.

37:47

Robert Snodgrass sends in a cross, clearance by Michael Dawson.

37:03

Foul by Mousa Dembele on Sebastien Bassong, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Wesley Hoolahan.

36:39

The ball is delivered by Russell Martin, clearance made by Mousa Dembele.

35:35

Javier Garrido concedes a free kick for a foul on Gareth Bale. Javier Garrido booked. Free kick crossed left-footed by Gareth Bale from right channel, clearance by Alexander Tettey.

31:57

Robert Snodgrass produces a cross. A cross is delivered by Anthony Pilkington, A goal is scored by Wesley Hoolahan from close range low into the middle of the goal. Norwich 1-0 Tottenham.Anthony Pilkington provided the assist for the goal.

30:06

The ball is swung over by Robert Snodgrass, save by Hugo Lloris.

29:06

Robert Snodgrass produces a cross, Grant Holt takes a shot. Save by Hugo Lloris. Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Pilkington from the right by-line, clearance made by Gareth Bale.

28:11

Aaron Lennon sends in a cross. Gareth Bale takes a shot. Michael Turner gets a block in.

24:44

The official flags Robert Snodgrass offside. Benoit Assou-Ekotto takes the indirect free kick.

23:17

Jermain Defoe delivers the ball, save by Mark Bunn.

22:44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Parker by Sebastien Bassong. Hugo Lloris takes the free kick.

21:20

Michael Dawson concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Pilkington. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Javier Garrido, Michael Dawson makes a clearance.

19:53

Effort on goal by Grant Holt from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

19:13

The offside flag is raised against Grant Holt. Indirect free kick taken by Jan Vertonghen.

Match Preview

Snodgrass urges Canaries to dig deep Robert Snodgrass has called for Norwich to overcome the hurt of the embarrassing losses to Liverpool and Luton by digging deep to compound Tottenham's woes after their FA Cup exit. The Scotland midfielder was a frustrated onlooker for the loss to Luton as the Canaries became the first team in the Premier League era to exit the FA Cup to non-league opposition last Saturday. But Snodgrass was involved in the previous week's 5-0 loss at Liverpool which means Norwich have one point from 18 entering the Barclays Premier League clash with Tottenham, who lost their FA Cup fourth-round clash to Leeds. The 25-year-old, who has been a key player for a Norwich side which had a 10-game unbeaten run earlier this season, said: "Seasons are full of ups and downs. We're going through that stage just now that most teams go through. "You need to show character. I've said that word `belief' many times, because it takes that. "We've got a great squad of boys and you need to dig deep at times like this, hopefully grind out a few results and pick ourselves back up." The midweek arrival of Spurs to Carrow Road is welcome, following the reverse to the Hatters. "It's a great time to have a midweek game and hopefully we can get back to winning ways," Snodgrass added. "We've already beaten Spurs at home (in the Capital One Cup). We ran them close down there at White Hart Lane (drawing 1-1). "It will be a tough task, but I believe we've got the character, strength, depth, the full lot in the squad that we can go and do it." Snodgrass is among the players poised to return following the Luton defeat. Defender Sebastien Bassong has recovered from a calf injury and Steven Whittaker is fit again following a hip problem. Steve Morison (thigh) could be available for the weekend match with QPR, but England goalkeeper John Ruddy (thigh) remains out. Meanwhile, Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is looking for new signing Lewis Holtby to add an extra dimension to his side and has also quashed rumours Jermain Defoe requires surgery on a recent injury. Holtby, 22, had already agreed a deal to move to White Hart Lane from Schalke in the summer at the end of his contract but the move has been brought forward and the Germany international could make his Barclays Premier League debut as early as Wednesday night. Villas-Boas has two strikers at the club in Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor but Defoe suffered an injury that ruled him out of the FA Cup defeat at Leeds and Adebayor is away at the African Nations Cup with Togo. Despite not seemingly aiming to sign a striker, the former Chelsea boss is hopeful #1.5million acquisition Holtby can make an immediate impact on his squad. "We rate the player very highly," he said. "We managed to get him at a good price, it was always a question of how much Schalke would want for the player. "I think there was willingness from the player to come early so we have decided to add him to the squad - he is an extremely talented attacking midfielder who can play in a variety of roles. "He is used to playing in different positions, he is young and talented - I think he is an excellent addition for us. "He has been selected for the game (at Norwich) - he has just had one training session so we will decide wisely if it (playing) is appropriate or not." There were reports that Defoe would require surgery after sitting out the Leeds game but Villas-Boas played that down and stressed he still does not feel he needs to make a move for a new forward in the window. When asked if Defoe required an operation he said: "No, it is not true. "It is extremely important (that Defoe can play), we have spoken openly about this situation and we know it is a situation of risk and limit but we are happy to take that risk at the moment. We are fine as we stand - it is something we are not considering." The England international missed out at Leeds with a pelvic injury but has had an injection to help him be fit to face the Canaries. Defender William Gallas is fit after a calf problem but Emmanuel Adebayor (African Cup of Nations), Younes Kaboul and Sandro (both knee) are all missing and Tom Huddlestone (leg) will not be risked.

Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLLDL
  • Norwich
  • VS
  • Tottenham
  • DWWWDD

Last Meetings

  • Tottenham
  • 1 - 1
  • Norwich
  • 01/09/2012
  • Tottenham
  • 1 - 2
  • Norwich
  • 09/04/2012
  • Norwich
  • 0 - 2
  • Tottenham
  • 27/12/2011
  • Norwich
  • 0 - 2
  • Tottenham
  • 26/12/2004
  • Tottenham
  • 0 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 12/09/2004
  • Tottenham
  • 1 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 17/04/1995

Top Scorers

Norwich

  • G Holt 4
  • R Snodgrass 4
  • A Pilkington 4
  • R Martin 3
  • S Bassong 3
  • W Hoolahan 1
  • S Morison 1
  • S Whittaker 1
  • M Turner 1
  • S Jackson 1
  • B Johnson 1

Tottenham

  • J Defoe 10
  • G Bale 9
  • CD Dempsey 5
  • A Lennon 3
  • E Adebayor 2
  • S Caulker 2
  • W Gallas 1
  • M Dawson 1
  • B Assou-Ekotto 1
  • M Dembele 1
  • J Vertonghen 1
  • RG Sandro 1

Goals

Norwich

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 24
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Tottenham

    • Total goals 79
    • Goals per game 40
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 11 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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