FT: Liverpool 5 Norwich 0

92
And that's all she wrote for Norwich as Hughton congratulates Rodgers, who should be delighted with his side having bounced back from last weekend's defeat to United in fine fashion.

91
Gerrard in no rush to push up on attack now as the Reds talisman controls the ball from the midfield.

90
An animated Rodgers on the touchlines still directing his troops to push up despite having already sealed the three-point victory.

89
Travelling Norwich supporters are making their way out as the match winds down, Liverpool cooly passing the ball around on the halfway line.

88
Suarez desperate to notch up another one, but is still unselfish in his play as he looks to feed Borini inside the 18-yard box.

87
Reds on the ball and pushing up in numbers with even Daniel Agger abandoning his spot at the back to get in on the act.

86
Anthony Pilkington is introduced in place of Snodgrass, but what the replacement can offer at this late stage is debatable.

85
Making no headway are Norwich with the clock winding down on their pitiful trip to Merseyside.

84
Carragher holds his position at the back to gather the ball and then launch it down field for Borini to try and latch on the end of it.

83
Reds withstand Canaries' enterprising attacking surge, yet can't catch them on the counter.

82
Norwich trying valiantly to create a late attacking movement, but not even Holt dropping back to help Snodgrass can change matters for the hapless Norfolk outfit.

81
Suarez steps up to whip the deadball into the danger area, but finds only Bunn and his defensive troops.

80
Suarez earns his side a free-kick out on the left after his clattered to the ground; no diving needed on this occasion.

79
The Reds come again, Suarez looking to link up with Sterling on the wraparound.

78
More of the same from Liverpool with Norwich chasing shadows and clearly than off the pace.

77
Joe Allen gets a run out in place of goalscorer Henderson, the former maybe hoping to get a piece of the action in this crushing performance from the Reds.

76
Suarez tirelessly searches for his second of the match as he chases down a lost cause ball up field.

75
Dominance just can't seem to describe Liverpool's standings on the match right now as Norwich look done and dusted with 15 minutes still to play.

74
Sterling's electrifying turn of pace to lose his man and then his cross into the box sees Bennett turn the ball into his own net.

73
Gerrard looking to find new men Borini and Sterling as their fresh legs look eager to break free.

72
No let up from Liverpool as they press up in earnet.

71
A weak shot off target from Jonny Howson sums up Norwich's efforts on goal today.

70
The Reds sit back and let the Canaries come to them as the visitors seemingly look to have lost their grip on the game.

69
With the introduction of Borini and Sterling, Rodgers is clearly looking top go ultra-attacking in his gameplan until the final whistle.

68
Sturridge and Lucas come off to resounding, with Fabio Borini and Raheem Sterling getting the nod in their stead.

67
Heads have already begun dropping for Norwich as this match looks to be heading for a goal frenzy.

66
Gerrard makes it four with a low drive to the left after Johnson great run from the left drew the defenders.

65
Wes Hoolahan takes to the field in place of Bennett.

64
Elliot Bennett looks to be struggling for the Canaries and Hughton may have to look to his bench.

63
Gerrard whips across another peach of a ball to Downing on the right, but the winger can't reciprocate.

62
Making moves up the park is Gerrard again as he dictates play from the centre of midfield.

61
This match could easily end in a goal rout for the Reds as they've dominated possession since the restart.

60
It's seemingly all too easy for the hosts as the visitors gift them possession just short of the halfway line and Downing takes off down field.

59
The Reds with the clear dominance of this encounter and it's likely to take a mammoth fightback from the Canaries to change that.

58
Sturridge converts from close range off Downing's great cross form the right after another amazing Gerrard ball across the field got everything started.

57
The Reds doing what they can to maintain their upper-hand on the match, pushing as many players up on attack.

56
Johnson, again, with an effort from outside the box that sails just wide of goal.

55
Suarez with an excellent jinking run on the edge of the box, before putting the ball across the face of goal that comes painfully close to Sturridge.

54
Downing and Suarez again trying to link up front as the Reds continue to press.

53
Another great ball from Gerrard to find Wisdom out on the right, the full-back again taking on the defence before taking a shot that takes a deflection of his own man.

52
The Reds finding their attacking feet again and making their presence felt inside their opponents' half.

51
Johnson with a good run down the left before delivering a decent pass into the area that initially finds no one, only for Gerrard to arrive late and take shot at the near post, Bunn coming out to put him off.

50
Tettey slashes a half-volley towards the Reds' goal that sails across the face, but Holt fails to stick out a boot.

49
Wisdom gives away a free-kick out on the right with a poor challenge, but Canaries fail to make much of the chance.

48
Suarez now showing his work-rate on defence, tracking back and forcing the likes of Bradley Johnson to seek comfort inside his own half.

47
Gerrard spots the run of Wisdom down the left, but the youngster can't deal with the well-weighted cross.

46
The second half is underway!

Gerrard seems to be pulling the strings in the middle of the park. Liverpool to score another 2 in the second half! 4-0 to the reds!! Shahzad Hussain

Thinks rodgers should be playing gerrard in the middle right behind the strikers give him a free role and stop taking corners please he's loosing out on a lot ov goals. Kenny Humphries

I reckon Liverpool will win 3-0 Suarez hatrick. Kristan Gordon

Liverpool to win 3-1 Suarez and Sturridge will score and a cheeky one from either Downing or Agger! Come on you Reds. Rob Matthews

46
A great pass to the right from Suarez inside the area sets up Sturridge for a shot on goal, Bunn managing to get down low to smother the ball as the first 45 minutes draws to a close.

45
Liverpool attacking from the back with even Lucas venturing over the halfway line in what looks like an effort to breakaway on goal.

44
Suarez trying to make something happen going forward but the prolific attacker is this time contained by the cover defence.

43
As the half draws to a close, it's Liverpool's passing and confidence on the ball which will have Rodgers most please, although the scoreline would help matters as well.

42
Johnson, again, only this time it's for a sloppy tackle on Snodgrass that garners the wrong kind of attention.

41
Johnson with a mediocre shot on goal that skidders wide of Bunn to the left.

40
Liverpool working their way back up the park, although they may want to save a bit of their urgency for just after the interval with the break looming.

39
After the initial set-piece is cleared, Andre Wisdom does well to head the return ball into the area clear with Grant Holt looking to pounce.

38
Norwich earn themselves a free-kick in a good attacking area after Tettey's bundled to ground a little to roughly for the referee's liking.

37
Where to now for the Canaries as their attacking game-plan flatters to deceive.

36
Suarez with an exquisite finish after a neat touch-on from Sturridge off a long ball forward.

35
With a goal already to his name today, Henderson fancies his chances from range, his effort sailing just over the crossbar.

34
The Reds earn themselves a corner-kick after Suarez's latest challenge on Bunn's are is hacked to touch, but the Reds fail to capitalise.

33
Eery calm comes over Anfield as the hosts control the ball at the back, but seem hesitant to push up too soon.

32
Norwich back inside the Reds' half, but their attacks come from far too deep to give the home side enough time to set their defensive line.

31
Downing does well to find Suarez at the near post from the right with a decent cut-back, but the Uruguayan is put off when he tries to get his shot away.

30
Canaries does well to quell the latest surge from Reds on their goalmouth territory.

29
Gerrard, again, leading his men on the attack as he commands the middle of the park with authority.

28
The Canaries maybe a touch rattled having gone behind on the scoreboard and are giving away possession just over the halfway without as much as a fight.

27
With the one goal advantage, Rodgers will be looking to his side to kick on and double their lead inside the first half.

26
Henderson smashes the ball into the top right corner after pouncing on a lose ball outside the box.

25
Gerrard taking his side into the Canaries' half with purpose as the defence scramble to contain the England skipper.

24
Norwich settling a little into the match as they make their way over the halfway line with more regularity.

23
Johnson, again, hoping to find Suarez on the edge of the box, but the Reds full-back's ball forward is poor and into touch for a goal-kick.

22
The Reds back on the ascendency with Johnson trying to link up Suarez down the left flank.

21
After failing to make much of their set-piece, Canaries' Alexander Tettey gets a talking to from the referee after clattering into Jordan Henderson pretty harshly.

20
Canaries work the ball up into the Reds' half and earn themselves their first corner-kick of the match.

19
Gerrard, again, this time trying his luck from range but only finding the advertising boards to the right of Bunn.

18
Gerrard miscontrols his shot on the right of the box when he really should've done better.

17
Jamie Carragher does well to marshall the Reds' back four as the Canaries try to make something happen.

16
The Canaries battling to see much of the ball and launch an attacking thrust of their own.

15
Liverpool camped inside Norwich's half with Suarez and Sturridge the go-to men at the moment.

14
Suarez, again, this time with a mesmerising run down the left flank before drifting in to box, and then out. His angled shot draws a low save from Bunn.

13
Suarez making a nuisance of himself with a good run at the Norwich defence, only to clipped at the ankles before he could really get going.

12
Sturridge in a good area inside the box to unleash a left-foot shot, but only finds Mark Bunn.

11
Liverpool dispossessing Norwich in the middle of the park with ease.

10
The home side with the lion's share of the early possession and are seemingly happy to work the ball from the back, before looking to the likes of Suarez and Downing to probe.

9
Suarez, again, finds Sturridge on the counter, but the former Chelsea man fails to capitalise, losing the ball as he looked to take on his marker one-on-one.

8
Liverpool back on the attack with Suarez looking for new strike partner Daniel Sturridge up front on the fast-break.

7
Brad Jones does well to deal with Ryan Bennett's header from Robert Snodgrass's free-kick from the right. This, after Gerrard gave away the set-piece with a sloppy challenge.

6
Steven Gerrard finds Downing rushing into the box with a great pass, but the latter lost control mid-run.

5
The Canaries now up inside the Reds' half of the pitch, but not for long as the hosts regain possession head back up field in earnest.

4
Glen Johnson with an ambitious shot from outside the box on the left that drifts wide of goal.

3
Luis Suarez delivers an excellent ball from the left from outside the box for Stewart Downing to rise up and get a head to ball, only his effort is wide of goal.

2
The Reds working the ball calmly around at the back, maybe trying to keep warm on a bitterly cold day on Merseyside.

Rekon sturridge will get 3 and suarez 1, 4-1 and grant holt for norwich...... YNWA!!!!!! C'on the red men Kenny Humphries

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The match is underway!

Anyone know why reina and skrtel aren't starting? I'm going 2-0 Liverpool, sturridge and saurez! Anthony Brown

Feel free to e-mail your thoughts or predictions to devin.hermanus@teamtalkmedia.com and we'll publish as many of them before - and during - the game as possible.

Liverpool are odds-on against a Norwich (9/1) side without a win in their last five Premier League matches. Luis Suarez has scored hat-trick in his last two League matches against the Canaries and it's 6/1 he makes it three in a row at Anfield today. Daniel Sturridge to score first and Liverpool to win 2-1 is also popular with punters at 22/1.

The Canaries have drastically improved their form after a 5-3 drubbing by the Reds earlier in the season, although they have struggled again of late. Chris Hughton's side have failed to win in their last five Premier League matches, their last outing a goalless home draw with Newcastle.

Brendan Rodgers's men went down 2-1 at Manchester United last Sunday, although the Reds have a solid record against teams below them in the standings. The Merseysiders head into the weekend's clash in eighth place.

Good afternoon, I'm Devin Hermanus and I'll be taking you through all the action as Liverpool host Norwich at Anfield. Kick-off is scheduled for 1500 BST.

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