As it happened: Lewis strike secures vital victory for Canaries
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23:252 years ago

Good evening!

Well, that's all from us here at VAVEL UK for Norwich City vs Leicester City so for all of the Canaries' fans who have been following along, we'll leave you with this...

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23:232 years ago

To Come...

This result only just kicks off your Premier League weekend. Make sure you stick with VAVEL for all of the rest of the fixtures including: 

 

Brighton and Hove Albion vs Crystal Palace (SAT)

AFC Bournemouth vs Chelsea (SAT)

Newcastle United vs Burnley (SAT)

West Ham vs Southampton (SAT)

Watford vs Liverpool (SAT)

Everton vs Manchester United (SUN)

Tottenham Hotspur vs Wolves (SUN)

23:192 years ago

Man of the Match?

Who was your star player tonight at Carrow Road?
23:142 years ago

Analysis

As for Leicester, there was just far too many players off the pace today. Chilwell, Choudhury, Barnes, Maddison and Perez all had poor games. The Foxes need to rectify their form soon if they are to seal Champions League come the end of the season.
23:132 years ago

Analysis

So, where was the game won for the Canaries? It has to be their full-backs. Both Lewis and Aarons were excellent in dealing with the threat that Leicester posed, whilst most will have noticed they combined for the Canaries' winning goal.
23:072 years ago

League Table

That victory doesn't do much for the positions of the two sides in the Premier League table but it does shake things up. Norwich are now just four points from safety, whilst Leicester's buffer to Chelsea could be reduced to just three over the course of the weekend.
23:012 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

Whilst Norwich will be absolutely thrilled with that result, it will be a huge concern for Leicester. It's now just one win in seven for Brendan Rodgers team - certainly not Champions League form.
22:582 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

Let's take a look back on the key moment from Carrow Road...

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22:532 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

FT And that's it from Carrow Road! What a humongous win that could be for Norwich City. Jamal Lewis' goal is enough for the Canaries!
22:512 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

90+5' Wonderful great chance for Norwich. Drmic heads straight at Schmeichel.
22:502 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

90+4' Priceless free-kick for Norwich. Chilwell shoves down Buendia and the Canaries will try and eat up a few more seconds.
22:472 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

90+1' Five minutes added on here. Can Norwich hold on?
22:462 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

90' Schmeichel denies Drmic a late goal as he paws away a powerful drive. 
22:432 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

87' Final change for Norwich. Duda, who has played well, is replaced by Marco Stiepermann. Farke is shoring it up at the back it would be fair to say.
22:372 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

81' Daniel Farke makes another of his changes. Pukki is off for Josip Drmic. 
22:342 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

78' Final roll of the dice for the Foxes. Marc Albrighton is on for Perez.
22:332 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

76' Pure frustration here for Leicester now. Barnes lashes an effort high and wide. 
22:312 years ago

Huge goal for Norwich

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22:302 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

73' Second alteration for Leicester. Youri Tielemans is introduced for compatriot Praet.
22:292 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

72' Instant chance to equalise as Ndidi ghosts in at the back post from Maddison's free-kick but an important touch from Godfrey diverts the ball away.
22:282 years ago

Norwich City 1-0 Leicester City

71' GOAL! Norwich take the lead through a brilliant goal from Jamaal Lewis! Max Aarons has so much space on the right and finds his fellow full back. The goalscorer curls a wonderful low effort into the far corner!
22:252 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

69' The free-kick is deflected off of the Leicester wall and behind. Norwich then also make their first change as Lukas Rupp is on for Cantwell.
22:232 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

67' Evans then gives away a dangerous free-kick on the edge of the area. In the meantime, Rodgers has made his first change by replacing Choudhury with the returning Wilfred Ndidi.
22:232 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

66' What a terrific break from Norwich. With Leicester committed forwards, the hosts hit them six on three but Duda's powerful effort is parried by Schmeichel.
22:212 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

64' Barnes attempts to use his great pace again as he spins away from the Norwich midfield and cuts inside. His curled effort is again easy for Krul. 
22:182 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

62' Yellow Card for Praet. Norwich break through Aarons and he is nudged over by the Belgian midfielder. 
22:182 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

61' Brilliant save from Kasper Schmeichel! Duda sets his sights for the top corner from distance but the Dane manages to tip the ball over the crossbar.
22:112 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

55' Leicester are looking very dangerous now as Perez leaps to get on the end of Chilwell's cross but his header is JUST wide.
22:072 years ago

NO GOAL

50' VAR checks the goal and rules it out for a handball from the Nigerian striker in the build up!
22:072 years ago

Norwich City 0-1 Leicester City

48' GOAL! Leicester lead as Kelechi Iheanacho shows brilliant composure to tuck the ball into the far corner from the edge of the penalty area with a great finish!
22:042 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

48' Leicester earn the first corner of the half as Barnes' shot is blocked by a Norwich body but it's a good claim from Krul.
22:022 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

46' Back rolling at Carrow Road. Can either side secure what would be a morale-boosting victory?
22:012 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

Teams back out onto the pitch now. No changes for either side as of yet.
21:532 years ago

Half-time thoughts?

It's been promising if not convincing from both sides. Cantwell has stood out for Norwich, whilst Iheanacho and Perez have been combining well for the visitors. This match is there for the taking for either side.
21:482 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

HT And that will be the break. It's certainly not been a classic in East Anglia. Leicester have probably had the better of the opportunities but it remains level.
21:452 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

46' One minute added time at Carrow Road.
21:452 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

45' Now it's a corner for the Canaries as Tettey collects Perez's loose pass and drives for goal but it's blocked behind. Leicester clear.
21:432 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

44' And they almost do as Evans gets to Maddison's ball in. He does everything right as he gets power and direction but Krul stoops low to retrieve.
21:422 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

43' Corner Leicester. They will look to end this half on a high.
21:412 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

41' Cantwell has been Norwich's best player by far this half as he manufactures another chance for Pukki but the Finn scuffs an effort wide.
21:392 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

38' That's the best chance of the game for Leicester! Iheanacho brings down Perez's ball but strikes over from close range! There are suspicions of handball though should that have hit the back of the net.
21:362 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

36' Leicester keep the ball alive after having their corner cleared again and Perez again earns some room after a good exchange with Iheanacho. His shot is weak and is held by Krul.
21:352 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

35' That's a great effort from Perez as he latches onto Barnes' cross. It's blocked behind for yet another corner.
21:342 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

34' Norwich defend it well and then win a free-kick on the edge of their own area for a foul by Evans on Grant Hanley.
21:322 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

33' Corner Leicester. Cantwell's nudges the ball behind attempting to nudge Pereira out of the way.
21:282 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

27' Another good few chances for the visitors. Perez twists and turns before forcing a good stop out of Krul. Maddison's cross then causes havoc for the Norwich goalkeeper but the Canaries clear. This is better from Leicester.
21:262 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

26' POST! Leicester almost take the lead as Dennis Praet hits the upright. Pereira and Barnes combine well before the former whips the ball into Praet. He knees an effort towards goal but he is denied by the frame.
21:232 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

24' Ooft, that's just about come down. Iheanacho sets his sights from some way out but it is way over the bar.
21:222 years ago
This man has received a warm reception tonight...

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21:212 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

21' First sight of goal for that man Teemu Pukki as he is played in-behind by Duda. He tries his luck but Leicester man Soyuncu puts in a solid block.
21:192 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

19' Great shot from Dennis Praet. The Belgian midfielder picks up the ball on the edge of the area and strikes for goal but Tim Krul collects. 
21:162 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

17' Another corner from Norwich. Cantwell this time wins it off of Jonny Evans. Again, Leicester manage to clear though. They're being made to defend here the Foxes.
21:122 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

12' Decent free-kick position for Buendia as Cantwell is hauled down by Ricardo Pereira probably 30 yards out. The Argentine's effort is straight at the Leicester wall. Disappointing.
21:112 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

11' The ball is initially awful and is cleared at the near post. It's played back in but Soyuncu can't pull it across the box.
21:102 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

10' It's a tale of early corners here as Leicester earn another, this time from the left.
21:092 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

9' The corner is initially a mess for the hosts but Chilwell's clearance is poor. The Canaries play the ball into the box again and pick out Ben Godfrey but his header is straight at Kasper Schmeichel.
21:082 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

8' Norwich now earn their first corner as Ben Chilwell blocks Max Aaron's ball into the box.
21:072 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

7' Leicester win the first corner of the game as Perez's cross deflects behind and Hamza Choudhury meets it but lifts his header over the crossbar.
21:042 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

5' First shot in anger of the game. Harvey Barnes has space on the left but has his effort blocked away.
21:042 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

3' Norwich City on the frontfoot straight from the off at Carrow Road.  Pukki has just failed to get on the end of a decent cross from the right. They will hope for a fast start here.
21:002 years ago

Norwich City 0-0 Leicester City

1' We're all lined up and underway! Which one is this way going to go?
20:562 years ago

Approaching kick-off...

Players just coming out onto the pitch now! Cannot emphasise enough just how key this game is for both ends of the table.
20:462 years ago

Another shock?

Norwich City have already shocked some of the big boys at Carrow Road this season with that memorable win against Manchester City. They will certainly need to emulate that performance if they hope to earn anything tonight.
20:392 years ago

Inspiration?

Kelechi Iheanacho will be hoping to fill the void vacated by Jamie Vardy this season. The Foxes have only ever lost one match in which the Nigerian has scored.
20:352 years ago

Arrivals...

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20:162 years ago
This man will certainly be a miss for Leicester City this evening... 

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20:102 years ago

Changes...

Norwich make one change to the side that lost 3-0 to Wolverhampton Wanderers as Lukas Rupp is replaced by Emiliano Buendia.

 

Meanwhile, Leicester make three changes to the side that fell to a late loss to Manchester City. Christian Fuchs, Jamie Vardy and Youri Tielemans all drop out in place of Hamza Choudhury, Harvey Barnes and Ayoze Perez.

20:052 years ago

Leicester City Team News

Starting XI: Schmeichel; Chilwell, Soyuncu, Evans, Pereira; Choudhury, Praet, Maddison; Barnes, Perez, Iheanacho.

 

Substitutes: Ward, Justin, Morgan, Gray, Tielemans, Albrighton, Ndidi.

20:042 years ago

Norwich City Team News

Starting XI: Krul; Aarons, Godfrey, Hanley, Lewis, Tettey, McLean; Buendia, Duda, Cantwell; Pukki.

 

Substitutes: Rupp, Vrancic, Stiepermann, Trybull, Drmic, McGovern, Idah.

20:562 years ago

Get social!

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20:552 years ago

Build Up

For more of the stats and facts ahead of Norwich City vs Leicester City, make sure you read our preview ahead of the game.
20:542 years ago

Farke on Norwich’s survival task

Elsewhere, Daniel Farke is hoping his side can emulate their opponents after the Foxes’ own miraculous escape from relegation in 2015. The German said: “To be honest, it shows that everything is possible and that’s a great example. Everyone was writing them off and then they got seven wins from their last ten. If I’m honest, we weren’t on our top level in the last game, so I don’t want to speak about winning seven of the next ten games. It’s more important that we are focused on being back at the top of our game.”
20:542 years ago

Rodgers on Leicester form

With Leicester finding some tricky form as of late, Foxes’ boss Rodgers has called on his side to improve. He said: “I think we can be better, there’s no doubt about that. From mid-December it’s been inconsistent. But our assessment is at the end of the season. I couldn’t have asked for any more from the players. But the standards we’ve set mean we want to keep pushing. This last period, we haven’t been as consistent with the results, but we’ll look to get three points this Friday.”
20:532 years ago

Leicester City Team News

Brendan Rodgers can welcome Hamza Choudhury back into contention for clash after serving the suspension he picked up for a red card against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Kelechi Iheanacho should also be okay to return to action after being withdrawn last time out with a head injury. Midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, will be subjected to a late fitness test but the game is likely to come too soon for fellow defensive midfielder Nampalys Mendy.
20:532 years ago

Norwich City Team News

Norwich have been handed some significant injury blows ahead of the game, especially in defence. Timm Klose is already ruled out and has been joined on the sidelines by Christoph Zimmerman. Sam Byram is also out for the rest of the campaign. Meanwhile, Onel Hernandez is going to be out for at least two months after having surgery on a knee problem.

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20:472 years ago

What happened last time?

The two sides have not actually met in competitive play at Carrow Road since the 2015/16 season. In the early stages of their miraculous title charge, Leicester earned a slender win thanks to goals from Jamie Vardy and Jeffrey Schlupp despite Dieumerci Mbokani pulling a goal back for the hosts.
20:462 years ago

Friendly Face

One man in particular who will be looking forward to this tie is Foxes’ midfielder James Maddison. The English midfielder spent two seasons at Carrow Road, having his most successful campaign in 2017/18 with 14 goals before departing for Leicester City. The match will be his first return to his former club since leaving.

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20:432 years ago

Out of form

It would be almost under-selling both side’s current form to say that they will each be desperate for a victory. Since the reverse match, Champions League chasing Leicester have only won three out of their last 11 games. They could really do with a victory to secure third place.

Elsewhere, Norwich now look doomed for the Championship after a horrendous run of form that has seen them win only one out of their 14 league matches. Now six points adrift at the bottom of the table, they need to reverse their fortunes sooner rather than later if they are to remain in the top flight.

20:432 years ago

Good evening!

Well hello there! Your Premier League weekend starts here and it looks to be an important clash at both ends of the league table as Norwich City host Leicester City at Carrow Road. Kick-off from East Anglia is set to come at 8pm GMT so ensure you stick with VAVEL for all of the build-up and LIVE coverage.
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