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  • Date:06 Apr 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Carrow Road
  • Attendance:26,372
  • Snodgrass (39)
    Turner (59)
  • Michu (34) Moore (74)
    Moore (74)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Alexander Tettey challenges Roland Lamah unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alexander Tettey goes into the book. Free kick crossed by Jonathan de Guzman, Michael Turner fouled by Luke Moore, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.

92mins

Luke Moore challenges Bradley Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Javier Garrido takes the direct free kick.

91mins

Pablo Hernandez delivers the ball, Miguel Michu produces a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

91mins

The ball is crossed by Pablo Hernandez, clearance made by Michael Turner.

90mins

Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Miguel Michu gets a block in.

89mins

Foul by Jonathan de Guzman on Kei Kamara, free kick awarded. Booking for Jonathan de Guzman for unsporting behaviour. Robert Snodgrass fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

89mins

A cross is delivered by Jonathan de Guzman, comfortable save by Lee Camp.

86mins

Unfair challenge on Chico by Grant Holt results in a free kick. Booking for Grant Holt for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Michel Vorm.

86mins

Grant Holt takes a shot. Clearance by Angel Rangel.

85mins

Unfair challenge on Miguel Michu by Michael Turner results in a free kick. Booking for Michael Turner for unsporting behaviour. Shot comes in from Jonathan de Guzman from the free kick, save made by Lee Camp.

82mins

Shot from close in by Miguel Michu misses to the left of the goal.

81mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chico by Grant Holt. Alexander Tettey replaces Jonathan Howson. Angel Rangel takes the indirect free kick.

80mins

Russell Martin has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal. Grant Holt comes on in place of Wes Hoolahan.

75mins

Dwight Tiendalli produces a cross. Luke Moore gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Norwich 2-2 Swansea.Angel Rangel provided the assist for the goal.

75mins

(Swansea) makes a substitution, with Roland Lamah coming on for Nathan Dyer. Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman, Miguel Michu takes a shot. Clearance by Wes Hoolahan.

74mins

A cross is delivered by Pablo Hernandez, Luke Moore takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

73mins

The ball is delivered by Wes Hoolahan, Michel Vorm makes a save.

73mins

Robert Snodgrass sends in a cross, clearance by Chico.

72mins

Shot by Wes Hoolahan from outside the box goes high over the target.

71mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chico on Robert Snodgrass. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Elliott Bennett, clearance by Angel Rangel.

70mins

Elliott Bennett sends in a cross, Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.

69mins

Foul by Ashley Williams on Kei Kamara, free kick awarded. Ashley Williams shown a yellow card. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robert Snodgrass, save by Michel Vorm.

68mins

A cross is delivered by Angel Rangel.

68mins

The ball is delivered by Luke Moore, clearance made by Michael Turner.

66mins

The ball is crossed by Elliott Bennett. The assistant referee signals for offside against Kei Kamara. Free kick taken by Michel Vorm.

64mins

Foul by Nathan Dyer on Robert Snodgrass, free kick awarded. Pablo Hernandez replaces Wayne Routledge. (Swansea) makes a substitution, with Angel Rangel coming on for Ben Davies. Free kick crossed left-footed by Javier Garrido from left channel, clearance by Chico.

63mins

The ball is crossed by Elliott Bennett.

62mins

Ben Davies sends in a cross, Sung-Yeung Ki takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.

61mins

The ball is crossed by Chico, Michael Turner manages to make a clearance.

59mins

Ashley Williams gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kei Kamara. Elliott Bennett delivers the ball, A goal is scored by Michael Turner from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Norwich 2-1 Swansea.The assist for the goal came from Elliott Bennett.

58mins

Centre by Jonathan Howson, Dwight Tiendalli makes a clearance.

57mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Howson by Ben Davies. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

55mins

Wayne Routledge concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Howson. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Robert Snodgrass, save made by Michel Vorm.

55mins

Volleyed right-footed shot by Russell Martin. Save made by Michel Vorm.

55mins

A cross is delivered by Robert Snodgrass.

54mins

Centre by Dwight Tiendalli.

53mins

Centre by Nathan Dyer, Michael Turner manages to make a clearance.

52mins

Sebastien Bassong concedes a free kick for a foul on Miguel Michu. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan de Guzman.

51mins

Ben Davies delivers the ball, Close range shot by Miguel Michu goes wide of the left-hand post.

50mins

Luke Moore takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp. Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman, clearance by Russell Martin.

49mins

Ben Davies delivers the ball, clearance made by Michael Turner.

47mins

Miguel Michu takes a shot. Blocked by Russell Martin.

47mins

The ball is swung over by Elliott Bennett.

46mins

Effort on goal by Kei Kamara from just inside the area clears the bar.

44mins

Kei Kamara sends in a cross, Wayne Routledge manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Elliott Bennett from the right by-line to the near post, Dwight Tiendalli manages to make a clearance.

43mins

Foul by Chico on Elliott Bennett, free kick awarded. Wes Hoolahan takes the direct free kick.

42mins

Chico concedes a free kick for a foul on Wes Hoolahan. Robert Snodgrass delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, save made by Michel Vorm.

40mins

The ball is swung over by Elliott Bennett, Robert Snodgrass scores a headed goal from close in. Norwich 1-1 Swansea.Elliott Bennett provided the assist for the goal.

39mins

Nathan Dyer has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

36mins

Wayne Routledge produces a cross, Javier Garrido manages to make a clearance.

36mins

Wayne Routledge crosses the ball, clearance by Javier Garrido.

35mins

Jonathan de Guzman delivers the ball, Miguel Michu gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Norwich 0-1 Swansea.The assist for the goal came from Jonathan de Guzman.

34mins

The ball is crossed by Dwight Tiendalli, Javier Garrido makes a clearance. Jonathan de Guzman decides to take a short corner.

33mins

Luke Moore has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

33mins

The ball is crossed by Elliott Bennett, clearance by Chico.

33mins

Russell Martin takes a shot. Ashley Williams gets a block in.

33mins

A cross is delivered by Robert Snodgrass, clearance by Sung-Yeung Ki.

30mins

Unfair challenge on Miguel Michu by Bradley Johnson results in a free kick. Booking for Bradley Johnson for unsporting behaviour. Strike comes in from Jonathan de Guzman from the free kick, Lee Camp makes a comfortable save.

30mins

Centre by Jonathan de Guzman, clearance by Michael Turner.

28mins

Foul by Robert Snodgrass on Dwight Tiendalli, free kick awarded. The referee cautions Robert Snodgrass for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman, clearance by Jonathan Howson.

27mins

Centre by Elliott Bennett.

25mins

Foul by Russell Martin on Wayne Routledge, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ashley Williams.

24mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman from the left by-line to the near post.

23mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Michael Turner.

23mins

The ball is delivered by Wayne Routledge, clearance by Russell Martin.

23mins

Corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Luke Moore.

22mins

Robert Snodgrass delivers the ball, Michael Turner takes a shot. Save by Michel Vorm.

21mins

Ben Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Elliott Bennett. Booking for Ben Davies for unsporting behaviour. Robert Snodgrass has an effort direct from the free kick.

20mins

Dwight Tiendalli delivers the ball, save made by Lee Camp.

17mins

The offside flag is raised against Wayne Routledge. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

17mins

The ball is delivered by Dwight Tiendalli, Bradley Johnson makes a clearance.

14mins

Dwight Tiendalli delivers the ball. Lee Camp is brought on as a substitute for Mark Bunn.

11mins

Centre by Nathan Dyer, Javier Garrido manages to make a clearance.

10mins

Luke Moore challenges Jonathan Howson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Bunn restarts play with the free kick.

8mins

Luke Moore gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Turner. Michael Turner takes the indirect free kick.

8mins

Luke Moore produces a drilled right-footed shot from 18 yards. Brilliant save by Mark Bunn.

7mins

Elliott Bennett produces a cross.

6mins

Miguel Michu has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

5mins

Elliott Bennett fouled by Jonathan de Guzman, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Bunn takes the indirect free kick.

5mins

The ball is sent over by Dwight Tiendalli, Russell Martin manages to make a clearance.

2mins

Unfair challenge on Bradley Johnson by Dwight Tiendalli results in a free kick. Javier Garrido takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Garrido not up for going down Javier Garrido has experienced the pain of relegation and is determined not to repeat it this season with Norwich. The Spanish defender was a key member of the Real Sociedad team dumped out of La Liga in 2007 and he suffered a double blow when he was then forced to leave his beloved first club to balance the books. Garrido is determined not to revisit such heartache with Norwich, who lie in 14th place - just four points above the relegation zone with seven matches remaining. The Carrow Road club - who host Swansea in the Barclays Premier League on Saturday - have won just once in their last 14 matches and Garrido, who played 86 times for Real Sociedad before moving on to Manchester City, said: "Unfortunately I got relegated and it was a black point in my career. It was very disappointing for everyone, including the supporters. "Now I think we need six more points, 40 points will be enough, maybe less. The perfect thing would be to win two or three more games. The most important thing, though, is to have the sensation of winning this game. If we won we would breathe better "The mentality is to go out to win. Norwich have to beat Swansea. From the first minute we need to show we are footballers. The players and the fans want to play in the Premier League next season. It is one thing to be in the Premier League where everything is perfect, it is another thing to be in the championship." Garrido is currently on loan from Italian club Lazio but he can see his future at Carrow Road. "I feel so comfortable here," said Garrido. "Personally I would love to stay here because I am happy. "But we need to improve, We have quality up front. When the team don't score the focus is on the strikers but everyone has to help the strikers to score. We need to score more goals." Chris Hughton's side, in fact, have scored just five times in the league this year and 28 in all this season with only Stoke (27) having scored fewer in the Premier League. Garrido remains upbeat, although he recognises League Cup winners Swansea, who are ninth in the table with 40 points, carry a considerable goal threat, especially from fellow Spaniard Michu. "The team is confident," said Garrido. "The spirit is good and it will be a perfect time to play Swansea. It doesn't matter if we play good, the points are what are necessary, not just for us but for everyone at the bottom of the league. It is a very important three points for us. "Michu has been brilliant for Swansea. They won a title and are in a comfortable position in the table. They play quality football. They do not need the points as much as us but they will come to show what they can do." Home advantage is what Norwich, who beat Swansea 4-3 in the corresponding league game at the Liberty Stadium in December, believe will determine their fate and crucially four of their last seven matches are at Carrow Road where they have posted memorable victories this season. Garrido said: "At home we have shown against Manchester United (1-0), Arsenal (1-0) and Everton (2-1) what a tough place it is to come." Goalkeeper Mark Bunn returns to the Norwich squad after suspension and Alexander Tettey has recovered from a knee injury. Manager Hughton added: "Our home form will be important. We have to use that advantage with the tremendous support. We need to give them something to shout about. It is a very big game." Chico Flores and Angel Rangel are available for Swansea. Centre-back Flores aggravated an ankle problem in the defeat to Tottenham, a match right-back Rangel missed due to a calf problem, but both players have returned to training and are set to be involved against the Canaries. Kemy Agustien is also training after a thigh problem, while Neil Taylor is edging closer to a first-team return after his lengthy spell on the sidelines with a broken ankle.

Formation:4231Manager: Chris Hughton

Norwich

Formation: 4231Manager: Michael Laudrup

Swansea

  • Mark Bunn
  • Russell Martin
  • Sebastien Bassong
  • Michael Turner
  • Javier Garrido
  • Elliott Bennett
  • Jonathan Howson
  • Bradley Johnson
  • Robert Snodgrass
  • Wes Hoolahan
  • Kei Kamara
  • SUBS
  • Lee Camp
  • Steven Whittaker
  • Grant Holt
  • David Fox
  • Luciano Becchio
  • Ryan Bennett
  • Alexander Tettey

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Match Report

Norwich 2-2 Swansea: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.


Canaries clipped by Moore equaliser

Norwich failed to distance themselves from the Barclays Premier League relegation battle after Luke Moore rescued a point for Swansea in a 2-2 draw at Carrow Road.

Suicidal defending at both ends contributed to an entertaining afternoon that could have seen either team finish winners, with the most frenzied action unfolding during a roller-coaster second half.

Norwich pegged back Michu's opener with goals from Robert Snodgrass and Michael Turner that appeared to have secured three important points which would have eased their relegation concerns.

But Moore had the final say 15 minutes from time, denying the Canaries only their third Premier League victory since December.

Substitute Norwich forward Grant Holt was lucky to escape punishment for a nasty challenge on Chico Flores that him stamp down on the defender's shin.

Swansea have struggled since winning the Capital One Cup and avoided fourth defeat in five games since triumphing over Bradford at Wembley, but will be disappointed by Michu's wastefulness.

The Spaniard carved Norwich open in the ninth minute but Moore dragged his shot wide after making an intelligent run that enabled him to gather the defence-splitting pass.

Michu drove the ball into the net but Swansea were infuriated that referee Michael Oliver had spotted a tame-looking foul on Jonny Howson in the build-up.

Goalkeeper Mark Bunn, back after serving a one-match ban, lasted only 15 minutes after appearing to injure his groin during a clearance, so Lee Camp stepped off the bench.

Elliott Bennett took a theatrical dive but Ben Davies had clearly pulled him around the neck and was booked as a result, giving Norwich an inviting free-kick that Robert Snodgrass blasted at the wall.

Showing persistence, however, the Scot picked up the rebound and fought his way to the byline before passing across the face of goal.

Only a fine diving save from Michel Vorm denied Turner from close range, but had the shot been struck just a little harder the ball would have evaded the Holland keeper.

Touches of class from Jonathan de Guzman and Michu saw the visitors take a deserved lead in the 35th minute.

De Guzman weaved a path to the byline and then squeezed a pass between two Norwich defenders to the feet of Michu who rifled the ball into the roof of the net with his first touch.

Nathan Dyer could have made it 2-0 a moment later and Swansea lamented the miss chance in the 40th minute when Norwich equalised.

The visitors were caught on the counter with Elliott Bennett delivering a pinpoint cross to the far post where Snodgrass produced a successful diving header.

An audacious lob from Wayne Routledge put Moore one on one with Camp, but the replacement responded with a marvellous save.

Norwich had grown in confidence since Snodgrass' equaliser and with a little help from some weak defending they took the lead 15 minutes after the interval.

A free-kick was despatched to Turner at the far post and the defender, who was unmarked after being allowed to roam free, had the time and space to drive the ball home.

Michu blundered with a magnificent chance to equalise by directing his attempt straight at Camp, but Norwich were equally culpable for failing to capitalise on an opportunity when Kei Kamara was expertly dispossessed by Ashley Williams after delaying his shot.

With both teams struggling in defence, it was only a matter of time before the next goal arrived and this time it was delivered by Swansea.

Angel Rangel's cross was headed into the path of an unmarked Moore, who buried the chance to grab the point and deny the home side of a much-needed win.

Form Guide

    DWLDDL
  • Norwich
  • VS
  • Swansea
  • WLWLLL

Last Meetings

  • Swansea
  • 3 - 4
  • Norwich
  • 08/12/2012
  • Swansea
  • 2 - 3
  • Norwich
  • 11/02/2012
  • Norwich
  • 3 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 15/10/2011
  • Norwich
  • 1 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 03/01/1983
  • Swansea
  • 4 - 0
  • Norwich
  • 04/09/1982

Top Scorers

Norwich

  • G Holt 5
  • R Snodgrass 4
  • A Pilkington 4
  • W Hoolahan 3
  • R Martin 3
  • S Bassong 3
  • S Whittaker 1
  • M Turner 1
  • S Jackson 1
  • B Johnson 1
  • K Kamara 1

Swansea

  • MP Michu 16
  • W Routledge 5
  • J de Guzman 5
  • N Dyer 3
  • P Hernandez 3
  • L Moore 2
  • A Rangel 2
  • B Davies 1

Goals

Norwich

    • Total goals 75
    • Goals per game 28
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Swansea

    • Total goals 88
    • Goals per game 41
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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