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Norwich 1, Spurs 5

Posted on 28 July 2008  - 12:00

All the action from Monday night's convincing friendly victory at Carrow Road.

Norwich 1, Spurs 5

All the action from Monday night's convincing friendly victory at Carrow Road.


Full-time: Norwich City 1, Spurs 5

88.32: O'Hara rifled effort straight at Marshall from 25 yards.

86.30: SAVE - GOMES. Fotheringham let fly from the edge of the box, looked to be creeping into the corner before Gomes stretched to tip around the post.

80.05: SUB - SPURS. Taarabt for dos Santos.

74.41: GOAL - SPURS. Goal of night. Five-man, one-touch move involving Jenas, dos Santos and Lennon ended with Gunter tearing down the right and squaring for Bent to slot home from 12 yards.
Norwich 1, Spurs 5

71.03: GOAL - SPURS. Hat-trick for Bent. Dos Santos 20-yarder spilled by Marshall, Bent beat Omozusi to the rebound, turned and shot home low from eight yards.
Norwich 1, Spurs 4

60.01: SUB - SPURS. Bale for Gilberto.

56.11: GOAL - SPURS. Another fine finish from Bent. Assou-Ekotto whipped in an excellent cross from the left and Bent dived between defenders to plant home his header.
Norwich 1, Spurs 3

52.26: SAVE - MARSHALL. Lennon burst down the right, cut the ball back for dos Santos, 12 yards out, fine block with his legs by Marshall.

50.13: SAVE - MARSHALL. Great interplay between OHara, Gunter and dos Santos created opening for dos Santos, right side of box, firm strike from 14 yards parried well diving to his right by Marshall.


Half-time: SUBS - SPURS. Assou-Ekotto and Lennon for King and Modric.

Friendly v Norwich

Half-time: Norwich City 1, Spurs 2

43.11: GOAL - SPURS. Persistence in the challenge from Jenas and then O'Hara opened it up for Bent, right side of box and the striker drove low across Marshall into the corner from 15 yards, fine finish.
Norwich 1, Spurs 2

35.27: O'Hara tried his luck from 25 yards, decent hit, easy enough for Marshall.

31.21: SAVE - MARSHALL. Quick reactions from the keeper to turn aside King's glancing header from dos Santos' inswinging free-kick.

26.15: SUB - SPURS. Huddlestone for Dawson. Zokora to centre-back, Huddlestone in midfield.

25.01: Dawson cut under the eye after aerial challenge with Hoolahan.

15.37: GOAL - NORWICH. Croft pass aiming for Cureton, right channel, King in control but slipped and left Cureton through on goal, finished well.
Norwich 1, Spurs 1

14.22: SAVE - GOMES. Cureton, Hoolahan and Pattison all involved in move down the left, Cureton eventually curled through the bodies, Gomes, unsighted, saved diving to his left.

9.49: GOAL - SPURS. Dos Santos right side of the box, beat Bertrand, drove ball across the six-yard box where Stefanovic deflected past stranded Marshall.
Norwich 0, Spurs 1

4.43: First real chance and Modric's first influence on the game, Jenas won ball in midfield, one-two with Modric, skipped around Marshall but blocked out by combination of defenders.


7.44pm: Teams on their way out.

7.30pm: Welcome to Carrow Road. Both teams out warming up and we can confirm that Luka Modric will make his debut for us tonight.


Norwich City: Marshall, Otsemobor, Bertrand (Russell, 38), Clingan, Omozusi, Stefanovic (Chadwick, 60), Croft, Fortheringham, Cureton (Martin, 69), Hoolahan, Pattison. Subs: Russell, Nelson, Shackell, Renton, Eagle, Smith, Daley.

Spurs: Gomes, Gunter, Gilberto (Bale, 60), King (Assou-Ekotto, 46), Dawson (Huddlestone, 27), O'Hara, Jenas, Zokora, dos Santos (Taarabt, 81), Modric (Lennon, 46), Bent. Subs: Jansson, Berbatov.