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Nabil Bentaleb takes the chance to get an effort at goal. John Ruddy blocks the ball.
The referee blows the whistle to end the game.
John Ruddy goes into the book.
The ball is delivered by Nacer Chadli.
Corner taken by Nacer Chadli from the right by-line.
Jan Vertonghen sends in a cross.
Joseph Yobo takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Dawson on Gary Hooper.
Sebastien Bassong makes a clearance.
(Norwich) makes a substitution, with Wes Hoolahan coming on for Nathan Redmond.
Shot by Nathan Redmond went wide of the left-hand post.
Bradley Johnson takes a shot. Michael Dawson gets a block in.
Shot by Nathan Redmond. Hugo Lloris parries the ball but the danger is not over.
Bradley Johnson produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick which hits the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leroy Fer by Michael Dawson.
Shot by Robert Snodgrass went harmlessly over the bar.
Danny Rose goes off and Andros Townsend comes on.
Nacer Chadli takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Bradley Johnson gets a block in.
Free kick taken by Roberto Soldado.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roberto Soldado by Alexander Tettey.
Robert Snodgrass shoots direct from the free kick and goes right of the target.
Jan Vertonghen challenges Gary Hooper unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Hugo Lloris takes the free kick.
Leroy Fer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mousa Dembele.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Nabil Bentaleb on Robert Snodgrass.
Mousa Dembele gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Redmond.
Foul by Emmanuel Adebayor on Martin Olsson, free kick awarded.
Joseph Yobo manages to make a clearance.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Kyle Naughton.
Gary Hooper joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ricky van Wolfswinkel.
Leroy Fer challenges Danny Rose unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Russell Martin restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass by Jan Vertonghen results in a free kick.
Header at goal by Emmanuel Adebayor misses to the right.
Nacer Chadli produces a cross.
Header at goal by Roberto Soldado to the left of the net.
Roberto Soldado takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.
Roberto Soldado comes on in place of Joe Paulo Paulinho.
The ball is swung over by Danny Rose.
Foul by Michael Dawson on Ricky van Wolfswinkel, free kick awarded.
Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Hugo Lloris makes a block.
The ball is sent over by Bradley Johnson.
Corner taken by Kyle Naughton from the right by-line.
Clearance by Sebastien Bassong.
Clearance by Joseph Yobo.
The ball is swung over by Emmanuel Adebayor.
Robert Snodgrass slots the ball left footed into the goal. Norwich 1-0 Spurs.Bradley Johnson provided the assist for the goal.
The match restarts for the second half.
Free kick crossed by Robert Snodgrass.
Ricky van Wolfswinkel fouled by Jan Vertonghen, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Paulo Paulinho on Alexander Tettey.
Joseph Yobo restarts play with the free kick.
Kyle Naughton crosses the ball.
Free kick taken by Michael Dawson.
Joseph Yobo makes a clearance.
Nacer Chadli takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Joseph Yobo.
Aaron Lennon fouled by Leroy Fer, the ref awards a free kick.
Nacer Chadli delivers the ball.
Ricky van Wolfswinkel concedes a free kick for a foul on Jan Vertonghen.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Ricky van Wolfswinkel.
Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the right by-line.
Bradley Johnson has an effort at goal. Michael Dawson gets a block in.
Booking for Mousa Dembele for dissent.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mousa Dembele on Leroy Fer.
The ball is crossed by Danny Rose.
Foul by Danny Rose on Robert Snodgrass, free kick awarded.
Russell Martin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Rose.
Robert Snodgrass has an effort at goal. Nabil Bentaleb gets a block in.
Joe Paulo Paulinho is adjudged to have handled the ball.
The referee penalises Joe Paulo Paulinho for handball. Alexander Tettey is fouled.
The ball is crossed by Martin Olsson.
Joe Paulo Paulinho takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.
The ball is sent over by Robert Snodgrass.
Aaron Lennon delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on Michael Dawson by Ricky van Wolfswinkel results in a free kick.
Russell Martin challenges Aaron Lennon unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Bradley Johnson from the right by-line.
Clearance made by Jan Vertonghen.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ricky van Wolfswinkel by Nabil Bentaleb.
Etienne Capoue leaves the field to be replaced by Nacer Chadli.
Martin Olsson takes the free kick.
Mousa Dembele challenges Martin Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
A cross is delivered by Russell Martin.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Robert Snodgrass.
A cross is delivered by Martin Olsson.
Russell Martin manages to make a clearance.
The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.
Hughton: Time will tell with Tim
Norwich boss Chris Hughton feels only time will tell whether Tim Sherwood has what it takes to successfully make the step up from Tottenham coach to the manager's hotseat.
Hughton worked with Sherwood when they were at White Hart Lane and the pair are now set to go head to head in opposite dugouts for Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash at Carrow Road.
Sherwood - who also spent time at Norwich as a player before moving on to Blackburn, where he won the title in 1995 and then signing for Spurs - was handed an 18-month contract after replacing Andre Villas-Boas in December.
At 44, Sherwood is one of the youngest managers in the Premier League, taking over a leading club in his first senior appointment, but he has enjoyed a decent start in the post.
However, while things are looking promising now, it is impossible to know what the future holds for Sherwood, with Hughton saying: "Tim has gone in and taken over a top quality team and time will tell with Tim.
"He was there (at Spurs) as a player when I was a coach and he has certainly started well with a talented squad."
Hughton was on Spurs' backroom staff from 1993 to 2007 after retiring, and took his own first steps into management at Newcastle, where he was controversially sacked in December 2010 despite having taken the Magpies back to the top flight.
The 55-year-old - whose position at Norwich has come under scrutiny following a poor run of results - accepts everyone must find their own way in what is one of the most precarious sporting professions.
"For every person it is different," said Hughton, appointed at Carrow Road in the summer of 2012 following Paul Lambert's departure for Aston Villa.
"My apprenticeship was a far longer period. I spent something like 14 years as a coach before going to Newcastle and then into management.
"That allowed me to gain the experience on different aspects of coaching and seeing how other managers worked and their methods and that helped me immensely when I took the first step into management.
"I think there are some who are capable of making that step earlier, but for me, the longer period of time suited me.
"You do have to pull yourself away as a manager at times and maybe not get as close to the players as you can do as a coach.
"You have to make those tough decisions at the end of the week when it comes to games or a player's future."
Norwich midfielder Jonny Howson could return from two months spent on the sidelines with a back injury but neither on-loan winger Jonas Gutierrez (calf) nor defender Ryan Bennett (thigh) are match fit.
Sherwood is expecting a tight affair when he takes his Tottenham side to Norwich as the Canaries look to pick up valuable points in their fight to avoid Premier League relegation.
Spurs go into the game at Carrow Road on the back of a disappointing defeat in their 1-0 Europa League round-of-32 first leg against Dnipro but with a fantastic win away at Newcastle also still fresh in their minds.
A 4-0 success at St James' Park keeps Sherwood's side firmly in the hunt for a fourth-placed finish but the former Norwich midfielder feels Spurs will come up against a different proposition in Norfolk.
"Everyone chooses a different way to play," he said.
"Norwich are desperate for points. They might not come out and be expansive against us but we have to approach every game differently.
"Newcastle in our last away performance was a bit different. Newcastle came out with their expectant crowd up there and tried to play against us. We might come up against a different type but we are not sure yet, we will have to wait and see."
While Tottenham are only three points behind Liverpool in the final Champions League position, Norwich are clear of the bottom three by just a single point with manager Chris Hughton's job under threat.
But Sherwood is wary of the Canaries' ability to shock some of the league's biggest sides in front of their home fans.
"They have taken some big scalps at Carrow Road and done very well," he added.
"I think it is important we respect what they have got.
"We are expecting a tough game. They have made some signings and have got some good players. Hopefully we can second guess their team and get ourselves prepared."
Sherwood is likely to welcome back a number of first-team regulars on Sunday.
With several players suffering from niggling injuries many did not travel for the Europa League defeat to Dnipro.
Most are expected to be available at Carrow Road with the likes of Hugo Lloris, Kyle Walker, Aaron Lennon and Emmanuel Adebayor in line to return.
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