Norwich 1-2 Fulham Stats and Highlights
Scott Parker fired a superb late winner as relegation-threatened Fulham secured a rare away win against Norwich.
A vibrant first half saw Gary Hooper open the scoring with a 30-yard strike that deflected off Aaron Hughes.
Parker had an equaliser correctly ruled out for handball, before Pajtim Kasami struck a low free-kick to level.
After the interval, Leroy Fer saw a header cleared off the line for the hosts but Fulham claimed a vital win thanks to Parker’s 25-yard drive.
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Venue: Carrow Road
Date: Thursday, 26 December, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
1-0 Hooper 13′ | Mobile users click here
1-1 Kasami 34′ | Mobile users click here
1-2 Parker 87′ | Mobile users click here
Fulham are unbeaten in their last 12 matches against Norwich in all competitions (W9, D3). They have scored 27 goals during this period and conceded just four.
Norwich have only lost three of 17 league games at Carrow Road (W6, D8, L3) this calendar year.
Fulham’s joint-biggest win in Premier League history was 6-0 against Norwich in May 2005, a day that saw the Canaries relegated.
Norwich are unbeaten in their last three league matches (W1, D2) – it’s their longest run without defeat this season.
Chris Hughton’s side have kept six clean sheets so far this season; only Everton, West Ham (both eight) and Tottenham (seven) have more.
This is the Canaries’ fifth Premier League fixture on Boxing Day. They failed to score in any of the previous four (D1, L3).
Gary Hooper has scored four goals in his last seven matches, including three in his last three appearances at Carrow Road.
It is just three points from a possible 27 for Fulham (W1, L8).
Fulham have only won one of their previous 11 Premier League matches played on 26 December (W1, D6, L4); a 2-0 win at home to Southampton in 2003.
Dimitar Berbatov has scored five goals and contributed five assists in six Premier League appearances on 26 December.
Berbatov is one of only five players in Premier League history to score a hat-trick on Boxing Day (Manchester United v Wigan in 2011).