FT: Swansea 3 Norwich 4

Norwich survive a second-half fightback from Swansea to record their first away victory of the season in the Premier League in a thrilling contest which extends their unbeaten run to nine games in the top flight. Stay with us for all the post-match reaction.

90 + 3

90 + 3
A Shechter header loops just over the crossbar amid the late drama. Swansea are now reverting to long balls but Johnson is very calm to head back to Bunn.

De Guzman's initial corner is cleared but his follow-up cross is perfection and Michu heads in at the back post. Is there enough time for Swansea to find one more chance?

GOAL MICHU (3-4)!!!

90 + 1
Swansea are not finished yet. Garrido concedes a corner and, at the set-piece, Norwich replaced Whittaker with Barnett.

ADDED TIME: There will be a minimum of three minutes added time before the final whistle.

Rangel goes in the book for dissent after referee Webb adjudged him to have fouled Pilkington close to the touchline.

Snodgrass has been very good today. He will be my man of the match. His set-pieces helped set up goals in the first half before he scored with his second-half free-kick.

Centre-back Chico carries the ball forward and sends a dipping 30-yarder swerving just over the crossbar. Bunn looked comfortable and confident the effort was always going over the top.

More brave defending from Bassong as he throws himself in the way of another shot. This time the effort is from substitute Shechter.

Swansea's fans have gone a bit flat from the earlier boost of the potential comeback. Another goal would make it very interesting. The game is still very open. Dyer's shot clatters into Bassong.

This has been a thrilling game and the drama is not over yet. Some lovely one-touch combination play see Dyer play in Michu in the box. Michu swivels on to his left foot but drags his shot agonisingly wide of the base of the far post.

Norwich make a late change. Morison is on in place of Holt.

But Swansea have not given up. De Guzman curls a pass to the far post and Michu cannot quiet keep the ball in play. He kicks the ball away in frustration.

The corner goes short and is then crossed to the far post by Garrido. But Swansea are first to the ball and head clear.

Norwich are now really taking their time over goal-kicks and throw-ins but are looking increasingly dangerous on counter-attacks. They win a corner on the right.

That goal has deflated Swansea. For all their efforts in the second half, it looks like they ate going to pay the price for mistakes from set-pieces.

Are Norwich home and dry now? Swansea out to 10/1 to salvage a draw and 40/1 to snatch a win.

That could be game over for Swansea. It is an excellent goal from Snodgrass, whose set-pieces have been brilliant. From 25 yards from goal, he curls over the wall and beyond the reach of Tremmel to bend the ball just inside the post.


Norwich break up field and Hoolahan releases Holt. It looks like Holt is through on goal but Williams brings him down. That could easily have been a red card but Williams is only booked. Norwich are furious but perhaps Hoolahan's pass was forcing Holt wide.

Davies is getting through some work in the second half. He again bursts down the right and his cross is met by Michu, who cannot quite get his header on target.

Swansea fans are not happy. But replays show Michu did have his arms up when challenging Bunn. Sometimes they are given, sometimes they are not.

Swansea think Shechter has equalised but the effort is ruled out for offside. Referee Webb adjudges Michu to have fouled Bunn when climbing for a header after Williams had kept the corner in the Norwich box.

Routledge is now on the left. His cross is kept alive by De Guzman, who wins a corner.

Hughton looks like a nervous man on the touchline. Norwich, though, have taken some of the momentum out of Swansea from the earlier two goals.

Swansea make the first change of the game. Graham goes off and Shechter is introduced.

Routledge dinks a pass through to Graham and he is through on goal but Garrido produces a saving, sliding tackle to get a foot in and the ball bounces back to Bunn.

This has been an excellent match and there is still the feeling there will be more goals.

Holt this time manages to hold up the ball and releases Hoolahan down the left. Hoolahan's cross is narrowly over the head of Snodgrass at the back post.

Routledge is playing in a more central role at the moment with Dyer having pushed out wide.

Swansea are back on the front foot and the ball is coming back at Norwich as often as they are able to clear.

Norwich go on a rare attack and Garrido can cross from the right. But his delivery is poor and an easy take for Tremmel.

The corner is towards Chico at the back post but it is just too high. The ball eventually goes out for a Swansea through on the far side. They do not make the most of it and Norwich clear.

Swansea are now moving forward in avalanches. Norwich will do very well to withstand this pressure. Swansea win a corner as Davies' cross is blocked by Snodgrass.

Norwich only half-clear a cross from the right and the ball drops for De Guzman just close to the edge of the box. He drops his shoulder and shows excellent technique to release a first-time volley which beats Bunn at the near post. Great goal.


Davies is proving to be a great avenue of attack for Swansea. The full-back is again in an advanced area and his cross into the box is perfect. He is only unlucky it is only the short Routledge who is unsuccessfully attempting to win the header

A nice pass is rolled into the feet of Graham's run inside the penalty box. He releases a shot but his shot is straight at the feet of Bunn.

Norwich are leaving just Holt up field, which means they have little or no out-ball options when they are able to take possession from Swansea.

Referee Webb is letting the game flow whenever he can. Holt goes down when challenging for a header as Norwich look to get the ball out. But play continues. Holt is booed by the Swansea fans.

Swansea have Norwich pinned in their own half and the crowd are cheering their team on. Norwich are struggling to get a touch.

Free-kick to Swansea, who have their tails up. De Guzman curls in a teasing delivery but Bunn comes to claim the ball above the Swansea attackers.

It was patient build-up from Swansea and the ball eventually found Davies wide on the left. His low cross is perfect for Michu to hit a first-time left-foot effort past Bunn from 10 yards.

GOAL MICHU (1-3)!!!

Swansea are passing the ball on the edge of the Norwich box but they are up against a wall of defenders and are only passing sideways.

Norwich can just sit back and look to hit Swansea on the counter-attack and they look like they have more goals in them.

Rangel makes a mess of a clearance and Norwich remain on the attack. A chipped a pass through to Johnson but he hits the crossbar with an audacious attempt with the outside of his boot.

De Guzman sends in the set-piece but there is too much on it and it drifts over all the Swansea players in the box.

Swansea need a quick goal to make Norwich nervous. They have won a corner.

WE'RE BACK: Swansea get the second half going and they are hoping for what would be a remarkable turnaround. There have been no substitutions.

Kristofer Moore says: "Norwich deserve to win. They also need to be respected as a strong premiership side!"

Michael Ewart says: "Good to see Hughton doing well at Norwich, treated poorly at the Toon but still a top coach."

Quinlan Baker-Peng says: "Norwich have played sensationally, all credit to Chris Hughton who has transformed Norwich into a winning club, I can only see them getting more goals."

What did you make of the first half? What changes do Swansea need to make to get back in to the game? How impressed have you been with Norwich? Let me have your thoughts at peter.fraser@bskyb.com or via Twitter @SkySportsPeteF.

45 + 3

45 + 2
Swansea will be wondering what has happened. But the tactic of selecting Graham has not really worked and Britton has also been badly missed. Norwich, though, have been excellent.

45 + 1
Ki takes the set-piece. He curls the effort over the wall but it is straight down the throat of Bunn.

R. Martin brings down Michu 25 yards from goal. Michu's fall was a little theatrical and Martin is not pleased to be booked.

More shocking defending from set-pieces from Swansea. Holt is offered a free run and makes no mistake with his header from eight yards. It was a perfect cross from Snodgrass. Laudrup is going to have to make changes at half-time.

GOAL HOLT (0-3)!!!

Another free-kick to Norwich and a chance to cross the ball from the right after Routledge tripped Snodgrass.

Norwich deserve their lead. They have been disciplined, organised and clinical. They are full of confidence.

Norwich are in dream land. Chico only half clears the free-kick and the ball goes to Holt wide on the left. His cross to the back post is perfect and Bassong climbs above the Swansea defence to head his third goal in four games. Tremmel was beaten at his near post and will not be happy.


This time, referee Webb does blow for a foul from Chico in pulling back Hoolahan.

Snodgrass has had a good game for Norwich so far. He is putting in a very good shift in tracking back and getting forward when he can down the left.

Do not forget Norwich have not won away from home so far this season in the league. Can Hughton's men hang on?

Norwich now manage to keep the ball for a minute before releasing Hoolahan down the left. It looks like Chico is pulling back Hoolahan and then slides a tackle on him in the penalty area. Hoolahan is furious but referee Webb waves play on.

Norwich will want the half-time whistle. Hughton's side are beginning to drop very deep and are inviting possession while giving the ball away when getting into the attacking half.

Norwich are not wise to stand off Michu around 25 yards from goal. He takes on the shoot and it deflects off Routledge to roll just wide of the far post. Bunn had been stranded by the ricochet.

Michu does brilliantly to keep his footing and the ball in the attacking third before threading a pass towards Graham. Norwich just about manage to defend.

De Guzman is beginning to have more of an influence. His cross is too high for Routledge and it drops just behind Graham.

From the resulting goal-kick, Swansea fans are loudly booing as Bunn takes his time before taking the set-piece.

Swansea are starting to increase the pressure. Rangel's cross from the right is headed just wide of the far post from a diving Michu effort.

Dyer has the chance to cross from the right but he does not realise how much time he has and hits his delivery against the first defender.

Graham hits the crossbar. De Guzman dinked a cross into the box and Graham jumped over the top of Bassong to rattle his header against the woodwork. Bunn was beaten.

From taking the ball from Michu, Norwich break forward and Snodgrass forces a save from Tremmel in a similar fashion to that which Whittaker scored.

Three Norwich players combine to take the ball from Michu on the halfway line. Michu does a little skip and looks to the skies in frustration.

Norwich remain the best side. It is clear to see they are full of confidence after an eight-match unbeaten run. After a tentative start, they are forming well-organised walls to stop Swansea's passing.

Referee Webb has a word with Snodgrass over a free-kick. He was taking his time as a combination of Bassong and Martin made their way forward.

Not convinced the tactic of selecting Graham ahead of Michu, who is playing in a deeper role, is working for Swansea today.

De Guzman disappoints from the set-piece. He attempts to hit the free-kick low under the wall but smacks it into the shins of the defenders.

But Swansea now have a chance to test Bunn with a 30-yard free-kick in a central area after Ki was brought down by Howson

In the opening 20 minutes, there has been very little for Bunn in the Norwich goal to do. Norwich's organisation is very clear.

A Norwich free-kick from the right is, as usual sent, towards Holt. But Williams can head clear.

Norwich remain on the front foot and there is as yet no sign of an immediate reply for Swansea.

Laudrup does not often look frustrated but he is out of his seat to shout a few reminders to his players as they seek an equaliser.

It is a great moment for Whittaker, who has had such injury problems. He carries the ball forward from the right before cutting inside Williams on the edge of the box. The Swansea captain will not be happy with his defending and Whittaker makes no mistake with a low finish.


Norwich again pose an attacking threat and Tremmel has to take a cross off the head of Holt.

Howson hits the post with a 20-yard effort. Swansea had half-cleared a cross to the edge of the box and his swerving shot smacked into the base of the far up right. Unlucky.

Norwich are beginning to apply a higher defensive line and it is putting Swansea under some pressure.

Chico very nearly over does things on the edge of his own box when under pressure from Holt but Swansea play their way out of trouble with a few one-twos.

Swansea's fans are shouting for a foul but Hoolahan's challenge on Routledge was fair. Unfortunately for Norwich, with Hoolahan so deep, there are little options to build an attack and they lose the ball.

Chance for Graham on the turn inside the Norwich box but he hits his right foot effort wide and over the crossbar. A layoff to Michu on the edge of the box might have been a better option.

Patience would be the word to describe these opening minutes. Neither side is attempting to be too bold in their attack.

De Guzman looks like he is enjoying his infield roll so far today. More nice build-up from Swansea sees Michu chip a forward pass towards Graham but it is over hit.

Johnson attempts a pass down the left touchline but it has too much pace for Holt and runs away from the Norwich captain.

It is surprising how much space both Swansea and Norwich are prepared to offer each other in midfield in these early stages.

From the goal-kick, Norwich look to pass the ball out from the back and work their way towards the halfway line. Both sides are being given the room in midfield

A cross into the Norwich box finds Graham but he is unable to get an effort on target.

Swansea have now got their foot on the ball and are keeping possession in midfield.

Tremmel demonstrated in the opening 60 seconds why Laudrup will have a tough decision to make when Vorm regains full match fitness. He is back in training.

Early corner to Norwich. Snodgrass takes the set-piece and Johnson's flicked header has to be well saved by the in-form Tremmel at the near post.

KICK-OFF: After both teams go through their pre-match huddles, Norwich get the game going.

Here come the teams. Williams and Holt lead Swansea and Norwich, respectively, out of the tunnel at the Liberty Stadium.

Opta Fact: Swansea had won six and lost none of their previous eight home matches in all competitions against the Canaries prior to Norwich's 3-2 comeback victory at the Liberty Stadium in February 2012.

If you fancy a flutter, Sky Bet have a range of markets on today's game. Here's what the bookies are saying. Swansea have been backed in from 4/5 to 8/11 to pick up the points and end Norwich's impressive unbeaten run. The Canaries are 4/1 to make it nine league games without defeat by winning at the Liberty Stadium, while the draw is 5/2.

Here is a round-up of the team news. Swansea manager Laudrup recalls striker Danny Graham to his starting line-up but midfielder Leon Britton misses out with a knee injury. Graham's last start for Swansea was in the 2-2 draw with Reading at the start of October but he gets the nod ahead of Itay Shechter. Winger Wayne Routledge (ankle) is back from injury so Jonathan De Guzman moves infield to replace Britton. Norwich boss Hughton brings Russell Martin and Jonny Howson into his side at the expense of Ryan Bennett and Alexander Tettey. Norwich say there is no news on whether or not the absences of Bennett and Tettey are due to injury.

Tracey Clayton says: "Holt will do us proud and Bunn is going to have storming game!"

Dan Cook says: "I'm a Norwich supporter I think Norwich will win 3-1 - Pilkington, Bassong and Holt for Norwich. Michu for Swansea."

Referee: H Webb Assistants: M Mullarkey, S Massey Fourth official: D Whitestone.

This is the fourth time I have covered Michael Laudrup's Swansea in the past month and I've been very impressed each time. I was not surprised by their win over Arsenal. Chris Hughton's Norwich, though, are in cracking form after an eight-game unbeaten run. They last went on a longer top-flight run in 1989. How will this game unfold? Let me have your thoughts at peter.fraser@bskyb.com or via Twitter @SkySportsPeteF.

Norwich team: Bunn, R. Martin, Whittaker, Bassong, Garrido, Johnson, Howson, Pilkington, Snodgrass, Hoolahan, Holt (c). Subs: Rudd, Jackson, Fox, Morison, E. Bennett, Barnett, Tierney.

Swansea team: Tremmel, Rangel, Chico, Williams (c), Davies, de Guzman, Ki, Dyer, Routledge, Michu, Graham. Subs: Cornell, Tiendalli, Monk, Agustien, Bartley, Shechter, Moore.

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