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  • 6 April 2013
  • • 19:30
  • • Carrow Road, Norwich, Norfolk
  • Referee: M. Oliver
  • • Attendance: 26372
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Live Commentary

  • What an open game! Both sides deservedly share the spoils in a great game. Swansea have finally ended their three-game losing streak, whilst Norwich scored two goals for the first time since their victory against Everton in Feburary.
  • And that's it from me, Matt Davis! The final score today, Norwich 2-2 Swansea.
  • 90' + 3'
    Yellow Card Alexander Tettey
    And that's the final whistle! Tettey received a yellow card in the closing moments of the game, but it finishes 2-2.
  • 90' + 2'
    WHAT A MISS BY MICHU! The midfielder is perfectly placed to tap the ball in from six yards out but he can't keep it on the ground! The ball is lifted over the bar and it remains 2-2.
  • 90'
    Yellow Card Jonathan De Guzmán
    Kamara was brought down by De Guzman in the Swansea half, but Snodgrass can lift the ball over the Swans defence.
  • 90'
    Four minutes of added time for either side to find a winner!
  • 88'
    Swansea looking the most dangerous in the final minutes of the game, although they are struggling to find the final pass in the Norwich penalty area.
  • 86'
    Yellow Card Grant Holt
    Grant Holt is now booked, despite only being on the field for less than ten minutes.
  • 85'
    Yellow Card Michael Turner
    Michu is brought down by Turner, who is given a yellow card by the referee. Free kick for the Swans in a dangerous area.
  • 85'
    De Guzman takes the free kick and he sends the ball over the wall but straight into the hands of Camp.
  • 83'
    Swansea look content to hold onto the ball in their own half, passing the ball around their defence.
  • 82'
    SubstitutionJonny Howson Alexander Tettey
    Howson has now been taken off for Tettey as Norwich look to hold onto the possession.
  • 80'
    SubstitutionWesley Hoolahan Grant Holt
    Hughton has now brought on skipper Grant Holt to try and go for the win. Hoolahan the man to be brought off.
  • 75'
    Goal L. Moore
  • 75'
    Assist Ángel Rangel
    Moore headed the ball home after Tiendalli crossed the ball to the back post. Angel Rangel headed it across it the goal for Moore to easily get onto to grab the equaliser. 2-2!
  • 75'
    SubstitutionNathan Dyer Roland Lamah
    Dyer is brought off for Lamah as Laudrup looks for an equaliser.
  • 75'
    GOAL for the Swans! Moore finds the equaliser to make it 2-2.
  • 74'
    Corner for Swansea after Hernandez floats the ball across the penalty area, where it is met by Moore who heads the ball goal-bound but Camp tips it over.
  • 72'
    Agonisingly close for Norwich to grab their third! Snodgrass breaks for Norwich and Kamara is waiting for the ball in the six yard box. The midfielder's delivery is poor however and Flores intercepts the ball.
  • 69'
    Yellow Card Ashley Williams
    Williams is now booked after holding onto the shirt of Kamara. Free kick to Norwich on the right side of the field near the corner flag.
  • 69'
    Little comes from the free kick as Vorm easily collects the ball after Turner heads it across the six-yard box.
  • 66'
    So nearly a third for Norwich as Kamara jumps above Williams to head onto the ball, but it's just over the bar. Still 2-1 Norwich.
  • 64'
    SubstitutionWayne Routledge Pablo Hernández
  • 64'
    SubstitutionBen Davies Ángel Rangel
    Routledge comes off for Pablo Hernandez, whilst Angel Rangel comes on for Ben Davies as Laudrup looks to build pressure on the home side.
  • 60'
    Assist Elliott Bennett
    Turner hits home on the half volley following Bennett's delivery into the penalty area. Kamara was fouled by Williams which resulted in the free kick. 2-1 to the Canaries!
  • 60'
    Goal Michael Turner
    GOAL for Norwich! Turner scorers to put the home side ahead.
  • 58'
    Both teams are stretching the opposition, although a series of poor passes has led to the ball being given away cheaply by Norwich and Swansea.
  • 54'
    A shot for the home side as Bennett passes the ball to Martin who is waiting on the edge of the Swansea box after a swift counterattack. He controls the ball on his chest and volleys it towards the goal but Vorm is there and holds onto the ball.
  • 52'
    Norwich are struggling to create any chances this chance with Swansea having over 80% of the possession in the second half.
  • 50'
    Chance for the Swans! Routledge chips the ball over the Norwich defence which Moore is quick to respond too. A brave save from Camp keeps the score level.
  • 48'
    Swansea are now keeping the pressure on Norwich by holding onto the ball deep into the Canaries' half, although they are doing little with the possession.
  • 47'
    Snodgrass looked to drive Norwich forward and crossed the ball into the penalty area. However it floats over the head of Ben Davies who shields the ball out of play for a goal kick.
  • 45'
    The second half is running and we are back underway!
  • The two teams are back out for the second half.
  • This game could go either way! Swansea have looked the most dangerous on the attack, but some sloppy defending has left them vulnerable on counterattacks.
  • The half-time whistle blows in an open first half at Carrow Road! Michu and Snodgrass with the goals.
  • 45'
    Kamara is found by Martin on the right side of the field. He cuts inside but his shot loops over the bar. Three minutes of added time.
  • 43'
    Carrow Road is now rocking! Norwich have a corner which is easily cleared by Swansea but fail to hold onto possession.
  • 40'
    Assist Elliott Bennett
    Bennett crosses the ball across the penalty area after being given the ball by Kamara. He finds an unmarked Snograss who heads the ball home. 1-1!
  • 40'
    Goal Robert Snodgrass
    Snodgrass GOAL! 1-1!
  • 38'
    Dyer is close to doubling the tally for Swansea. He receives the ball after Routledge spots him on the right side of the field but shoots wide.
  • 35'
    Assist Jonathan De Guzmán
    The Spaniard strikes into the top corner after De Guzman drags the ball back into the path of the midfielder who hammers the ball home from 12 yards out.
  • 35'
    Goal Michu
    GOAL! Who else but Michu? 1-0 to Swansea.
  • 33'
    Moore misses another chance after being played in by De Guzman. The striker is waiting on the edge of the box but he drills the ball wide.
  • 30'
    Yellow Card Bradley Johnson
    Johnson is now the second Norwich player to be booked in two minutes after bringing down Michu. Camp easily saves the free kick however and holds onto the ball.
  • 30'
    De Guzman hits the wall from the free kick, although the ball deflects back into the path of Ki.
  • 29'
    Yellow Card Robert Snodgrass
    Snodgrass is booked by the referee after bringing down Tiendalli. Free kick to the Swans in a dangerous position.
  • 25'
    Swansea continue to pile the pressure on Norwich with a series of corners. However some resilient defending by Hughton's side ensures the score is still level.
  • 22'
    Chance for Norwich! Snodgrass collects the ball after his free kick hits the wall and he crosses it into the penalty area where Turner strikes the ball. A great save by Vorm results in a Norwich corner however.
  • 21'
    Yellow Card Ben Davies
    First booking of the game goes to Ben Davies, after the Swansea defender brings down Pilkington right on the edge of the penalty box.
  • 20'
    First touch of the game for Kamp as he comes out of the goal to collect a cross from Tiendalli fairly easily.
  • 17'
    Routledge is ruled out for offside following a smart Swansea attack. Michu found Ki deep in the Norwich half, but the winger failed to time his run correctly.
  • 16'
    SubstitutionMark Bunn Lee Camp
    The Canaries are set for an early change with Camp coming on for the keeper for Bunn, who appears to have hurt his groin.
  • 12'
    Bunn appears to hurt, although it's unclear if he'll go off at the moment.
  • 10'
    GOAL DISALLOWED! Michu finds the net but it's ruled out after Moore is deemed to have fouled Howson. Still 0-0.
  • 8'
    First shot on target of the game, and it goes to the Swans. Michu finds Moore who is waiting on the edge of the penalty area. He hits the ball low but it's straight at Bunn who easily saves.
  • 6'
    Michu with the first shot of the game. He is spotted making a run towards the Norwich penalty area by De Guzman, but his shot is wide of the post.
  • 4'
    Swansea bring the ball forward and Routledge spots Tiendalli on the right side of the field. He aims to take on Martin but he leaves the ball behind him, which Norwich clear to safety.
  • 2'
    Some good build-up play between Kamara and Pilkington is cut short by Swansea, who fail to keep hold of the ball and it trails to Bunn who tries to slow down the tempo of the game.
  • 1'
    Norwich have kicked us off!
  • Here come the two teams! Kick-off is only moments away.
  • Both sides have won only one game out of their last five, so will both sides share the spoils today?
  • The last time these two teams met in the Premier League Norwich were victorious in a seven goal thriller, winning the game 4-3.
  • Leon Britton is absent for today after his wife went into labour. Luke Moore and Wayne Routledge come into the starting line-up, with Pablo Hernandez dropping to the bench.
  • Lee Camp is dropped by Chris Hughton as Mark Bunn returns from his one game suspension to start for the Canaries. Grant Holt is yet again only named as a substitute for the home side, with Kei Kamara leading the attack.
  • Swansea: Vorm; Tiendalli, Chico, Williams, Davies; Ki, De Guzman; Dyer, Michu, Routledge; Moore. Subs: Tremmel, Rangel, Monk, Agustien, Hernandez, Lamah, Shechter.
  • Norwich: Bunn; R. Martin, Bassong, Turner, Garrido; E. Bennett, Johnson, Howson, Snodgrass; Hoolahan; Kamara. Subs: Camp; Whittaker, Holt, Fox, Becchio, R. Bennett, Tettey.
  • Good afternoon! I'm Matt Davis and welcome to Goal.com's LIVE! coverage of Norwich vs Swansea.