Barclays Premier League

Norwich extend unbeaten run

2012-11-29 08:45
Paulo Gazzaniga (AFP)
London - Goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga gifted Norwich an equaliser as the Canaries extended their unbeaten run to seven games with a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

According to football411.com website, chances were at a premium for much of the first half. Robert Snodgrass tested Gazzaniga in the third minute, his rising drive stinging the palms of the Argentinian, while Adam Lallana saw his left-foot volley flash just over Mark Bunn's bar.

Rickie Lambert got the breakthrough for Saints just after the half-hour mark. Lallana swung in a free-kick which was flicked on by Gaston Ramirez and the big forward stuck out a boot to prod the ball home.

It could have been two had anyone reached Morgan Schneiderlin's superb cross a few minutes later but it drifted just wide.

Norwich levelled just on half-time thanks to another free-kick. Snodgrass' low effort should have been easy for Gazzaniga but the keeper was slow to get down and allowed the ball to squirm into the net.

Saints started the second half brightly with Lambert winning the ball in the box but directing his header straight at Bunn.

Gazzaniga made amends for his earlier error midway through the half, keeping out a close-range header from Grant Holt, and minutes later Bunn did well to steer a curling effort from Jason Puncheon past the post.

However, neither side was able to find a winner and the game ended in stalemate.

Norwich have now drawn their last four away games while Southampton have taken seven points from their last three matches.

Read more on:    norwich  |  epl  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

Messi named Europe's best

33 minutes ago

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
29 August 2015
Newcastle United v Arsenal, St. James' Park 13:45
Liverpool v West Ham United, Anfield 16:00
Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion, Britannia Stadium 16:00
Manchester City v Watford, Etihad Stadium 16:00
Chelsea v Crystal Palace, Stamford Bridge 16:00
Aston Villa v Sunderland, Villa Park 16:00
Bournemouth v Leicester City, Vitality Stadium 16:00
Tottenham Hotspur v Everton, White Hart Lane 18:30
30 August 2015
Southampton v Norwich City, St. Mary's Stadium 14:30
Swansea City v Manchester United, Liberty Stadium 17:00
12 September 2015
Everton v Chelsea, Goodison Park 13:45
Norwich City v Bournemouth, Carrow Road 16:00
Arsenal v Stoke City, Emirates Stadium 16:00
Crystal Palace v Manchester City, Selhurst Park 16:00
West Bromwich Albion v Southampton, The Hawthorns 16:00
Watford v Swansea City, Vicarage Road 16:00
Manchester United v Liverpool, Old Trafford 18:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who do you think will win the EPL 2015/16 season?

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.