Norwich Vs Aston Villa Highlights
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Venue: Carrow Road
Date: Tuesday, 11 December, 2012
Kick off: 19:45 GMT
Aston Villa have won all four previous League Cup ties against Norwich, including the final in 1975.
Five of the last eight fixtures between these clubs have been drawn. Norwich’s only win in their last nine meetings was a 2-0 home victory on the final day of last season, in what proved to be Paul Lambert’s last game in charge at Carrow Road.
Norwich are making their first appearance in the quarter-finals since 1995-96.
The Norfolk club have been knocked out by Premier League opposition in five of the last eight seasons.
The 2-1 home win over Tottenham in the fourth round was the first time Norwich had eliminated a top-flight club from the League Cup in 17 years.
They won the League Cup in 1962 and 1985, but were losing finalists to Spurs in 1973 and to Aston Villa in 1975.
Villa have qualified for the quarter-finals for the third time in four seasons.
They have been successful in 13 of their 19 previous last-eight ties.
The Midlands club were the first League Cup winners and have lifted the trophy on another four subsequent occasions, latterly in 1996.
They have failed to score in one of their last 12 ties in this competition.
Their only League Cup defeat in an away tie during the last six years was to eventual winners Birmingham in December 2010.