Liverpool face Norwich City on Saturday evening (5:30pm kick off), for their first trip to Carrow Road since January 2005.
The Reds, then managed by Rafa Benitez, saw off the Canaries 2-1 courtesy of second half goals from Luis Garcia and John Arne Riise. Ryan Jarvis hit a consolation for the home side late on.
The Telegraph match report from the game read “If performing poorly and winning is a measure of successful football teams, Liverpool played like champions at Carrow Road to record their third victory of the holiday programme. A touch of class followed by a moment of madness in the space of five second-half minutes was all that separated them from a troubled Norwich side who are starting to take on the look of brave losers”.
Quite the opposite to the current season – where the Reds are performing well but failing to to win.
LFC line-up: Dudek, Finnan, Hyypia, Carragher, Warnock, Nunez, Diao, Gerrard, Riise, Garcia, Mellor.
Subs: Harrison, Traore, Raven, Hamann, Pongolle.
Liverpool and Norwich head to head stats, courtesy of LFCHistory.net
Total official games: 57
League form against them – all: LWWWWD
League form against them – home: WWLWWD
League form against them – away: DLLDWW
Total friendly games: 3
Total LFC players that have played against Norwich City: 157
Total players that have played with Norwich City against LFC: 208
Total players that have been transferred to Norwich City: 3
The corresponding fixture this season saw Grant Holt hit an equaliser as the points where shared at Anfield. The game ended 1-1, with Craig Bellamy having opened the scoring just before half-time.
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