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Effort on goal by Arouna Kone from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
The offside flag is raised against Arouna Kone. Elliott Bennett comes on in place of Anthony Pilkington. Mark Bunn takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jean Beausejour, Ali Al Habsi takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Turner.
Arouna Kone takes a shot. Blocked by Sebastien Bassong.
Shot by Robert Snodgrass from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal. Steve Morison on for Grant Holt.
The ball is crossed by Ronnie Stam, clearance made by Michael Turner.
Ronnie Stam sends in a cross, clearance made by Bradley Johnson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Bradley Johnson on Ronnie Stam. Emmerson Boyce takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Jean Beausejour, save by Mark Bunn.
Ronnie Stam crosses the ball, Robert Snodgrass makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Grant Holt, Adrian Lopez makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan by Emmerson Boyce results in a free kick. Jonathan Howson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Wesley Hoolahan. Javier Garrido crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Adrian Lopez makes a clearance.
Corner from the right by-line taken by David Jones, save by Mark Bunn.
The ball is swung over by Maynor Figueroa, Sebastien Bassong manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass, Michael Turner produces a cross.
Steven Whittaker takes a shot. Save by Ali Al Habsi.
Shot by Anthony Pilkington. Save made by Ali Al Habsi. Corner taken by Anthony Pilkington, Franco Di Santo makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Robert Snodgrass, Emmerson Boyce manages to make a clearance.
Ronnie Stam delivers the ball. Franco Di Santo is brought on as a substitute for Mauro Boselli.
Short corner worked by Anthony Pilkington. Centre by Javier Garrido.
Bradley Johnson produces a drilled left-footed shot from 20 yards. Save by Ali Al Habsi.
Unfair challenge on Steven Whittaker by Jean Beausejour results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Robert Snodgrass, Adrian Lopez makes a clearance.
Wesley Hoolahan scores a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Norwich 2-1 Wigan.Assist on the goal came from Anthony Pilkington.
The ball is swung over by Robert Snodgrass, Shot from inside the six-yard box by Grant Holt goes wide right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Wesley Hoolahan by David Jones results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from right channel, Adrian Lopez makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Steven Whittaker, Adrian Lopez makes a clearance.
Shaun Maloney crosses the ball.
A cross is delivered by Ronnie Stam, save made by Mark Bunn.
Maynor Figueroa takes a shot from 35 yards. Comfortable save by Mark Bunn.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shaun Maloney by Alexander Tettey. Free kick taken by David Jones.
Sebastien Bassong gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James McArthur. Sebastien Bassong booked for unsporting behaviour. Shaun Maloney takes the direct free kick.
Steven Whittaker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour. James McArthur takes the direct free kick.
Shaun Maloney fires in a fantastic goal from outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Norwich 1-1 Wigan.Assist by Arouna Kone.
A cross is delivered by Jean Beausejour, Sebastien Bassong makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour by Alexander Tettey results in a free kick. Shaun Maloney has an effort direct from the free kick.
Ronnie Stam crosses the ball.
The ball is sent over by Ronnie Stam, Bradley Johnson manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Robert Snodgrass, Ali Al Habsi makes a comfortable save.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Robert Snodgrass, save by Ali Al Habsi.
Robert Snodgrass takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Mauro Boselli.
Grant Holt has an effort at goal. Ali Al Habsi makes a save.
Shot by James McCarthy. Blocked by Alexander Tettey.
David Jones replaces James McCarthy. Shaun Maloney on for Jordi Gomez.
Mauro Boselli is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Bunn.
Ronnie Stam produces a cross, Mauro Boselli takes a shot. Mark Bunn makes a comfortable save.
Adrian Lopez is shown a yellow card for dissent.
The ball is delivered by Grant Holt, clearance made by Emmerson Boyce.
Maynor Figueroa delivers the ball, Michael Turner makes a clearance.
Shot by Maynor Figueroa. Alexander Tettey gets a block in.
A cross is delivered by Alexander Tettey, clearance made by Emmerson Boyce.
Javier Garrido sends in a cross, Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Save made by Ali Al Habsi.
The ball is crossed by Jean Beausejour, Arouna Kone has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
James McCarthy fouled by Bradley Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jordi Gomez.
Mauro Boselli is ruled offside. Mark Bunn takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Steven Whittaker misses to the left of the target.
A cross is delivered by Robert Snodgrass, Ali Al Habsi makes a save. Shot from close range by Anthony Pilkington misses to the right of the target.
The offside flag is raised against Mauro Boselli. Free kick taken by Mark Bunn.
The ball is swung over by Wesley Hoolahan, clearance by Adrian Lopez.
Ronnie Stam sends in a cross.
Alexander Tettey produces a volleyed right-footed shot from 35 yards. Blocked by James McArthur.
Anthony Pilkington takes a shot. Ronnie Stam gets a block in.
Caution for Anthony Pilkington. Ali Al Habsi takes the indirect free kick.
Shot by Robert Snodgrass. Save made by Ali Al Habsi.
James McArthur takes a shot. Save made by Mark Bunn.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Bradley Johnson on James McCarthy. Booking for Bradley Johnson for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Emmerson Boyce.
The ball is delivered by Ronnie Stam.
The ball is crossed by Maynor Figueroa.
Steven Whittaker takes a shot. Blocked by James McArthur. Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the right by-line to the near post, Ali Al Habsi makes a save. Robert Snodgrass takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Mauro Boselli manages to make a clearance.
Ronnie Stam delivers the ball. The offside flag is raised against Jordi Gomez. Free kick taken by Mark Bunn.
Anthony Pilkington grabs a goal from just inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Norwich 1-0 Wigan.Wesley Hoolahan provided the assist for the goal.
Inswinging corner taken by Jean Beausejour. Shot from inside the area by Jordi Gomez clears the bar.
Centre by Ronnie Stam, Sebastien Bassong makes a clearance.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Alexander Tettey misses to the left of the target.
Unfair challenge on Grant Holt by Adrian Lopez results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Anthony Pilkington from left channel, James McCarthy manages to make a clearance.
Hughton not underestimating Latics
Norwich manager Chris Hughton will prepare for the visit of struggling Wigan exactly the same as he would for Manchester United.
The Canaries saw their 10-match unbeaten run in all competitions come to an abrupt halt with a 4-1 home defeat by Aston Villa and former boss Paul Lambert in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night.
However, Norwich remain one of the form sides in the Barclays Premier League - second only to leaders United, with their last defeat at Chelsea back on October 6 and having recorded four successive victories at Carrow Road, including 1-0 wins against Arsenal and Sir Alex Ferguson's pacesetters.
Despite the Latics currently labouring in 18th place following four defeats in six outings, Hughton insists his men will be fully focused on delivering the required performance.
"Wigan are a very good side and sometimes the circumstances are that you find yourself in a place in the league which you might feel is a false position. It certainly surprises me a bit where they are at the moment," Hughton told a press conference.
"Everything I have seen about them has been good, they can score goals and have plenty of offensive options. They are a very well drilled football team.
"Wigan have suffered in recent weeks with injuries, which might have affected them, but our approach has to be exactly the same as it would be for any other game because it will be very tough."
Hughton continued: "We know every match is going to be difficult for us, and also we know what we need to put in to get a result.
"At the moment, confidence is high, but it is also about bouncing back and trying to get on track again. As with any defeat, it is about a reaction - and I expect a very good reaction on Saturday."
Norwich hope to have midfielders Wes Hoolahan (groin) and Alex Tettey (thigh) back for the match.
Scotland defender Steven Whittaker (hip) will be assessed after missing the midweek Capital One Cup quarter-final defeat by Aston Villa.
On-loan Tottenham forward Harry Kane is back in training after his broken metatarsal, while wingers Ryan Bennett and Andrew Surman (both knee) also continue their rehabilitation and England goalkeeper John Ruddy (thigh) remains sidelined until the new year.
Meanwhile, Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has emphasised he and his players are not about to let the fact they have dropped into the Barclays Premier League relegation zone get them down.
The Latics slipped to 18th in the table on Tuesday when Sunderland moved out of the bottom three and up to 15th by beating Reading 3-0.
It would appear to be a worrying development for Wigan, but they are just a point behind the Black Cats and two behind 14th-placed Newcastle, while 16th-placed Southampton and 17th-placed Aston Villa are ahead of them on goal difference alone.
And while Martinez is dissatisfied with the total of 15 points his side have accrued after 16 games, he is keen to point out that there is no despondency in the camp over the present standings.
Asked if Wigan's confidence had taken a knock by how the table had altered on Tuesday, the Spaniard said: "No.
"We are not happy with the points tally we have got, but we are not looking at the (positions in the) table because the small margins are showing - we have three teams divided by goal difference.
"In December, your position in the table only gives you an indication.
"I'm very happy with where we are in terms of the way we are performing and the strong football concepts we have shown.
"It is clear what we have to improve and I don't think we are very far away from turning our good performances into consistent, good scorelines.
"That is where the work is, and that work has to start now and go until the end of the season.
"But the attitude of the players and some of the football this season has been consistently of the highest standard."
Wigan have defender Maynor Figueroa back available but the Latics are still struggling with injuries.
Both Figueroa and skipper Gary Caldwell have completed one-match suspensions, but while the former is now eligible for selection, the latter looks unlikely to feature due to a hamstring problem.
Caldwell's fellow centre-back Ivan Ramis also appears set to miss out due to a hamstring complaint, and Antolin Alcaraz (groin), Albert Crusat (knee), Ryo Miyaichi (ankle) and Ben Watson (broken leg) are all definite absentees.
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