Norwich 1-0 Hull City Stats and Highlights
Ryan Bennett’s late header earned struggling Norwich City a vital victory over Hull City and eased the pressure on under-fire manager Chris Hughton.
Bennett headed in from a corner to secure a first home league success since November and relieve the tension after a frustrating afternoon.
Tigers debutant Nikica Jelavic hit the post inside two minutes, but Norwich had the better chances.
Hull’s miserable day got worse when Tom Huddlestone was sent off late on.
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Venue: Carrow Road
Date: Saturday, 18 January, 2014
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
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Hull have only lost one of their last eight games against Norwich.
All but two of the last eight encounters have ended in 1-1 or 2-1 scorelines.
Hull beat Norwich 1-0 in August in what was their first-ever meeting in the top flight.
There has not been more than a total of three goals scored in a match between these sides in their last 23 encounters.
Norwich have not won at Carrow Road since beating Crystal Palace on 30 November.
The Canaries have only scored more than once in three of their 21 Premier League fixtures this season.
They have picked up just four points from a possible 33 against top-half opposition.
There have been fewer goals at Carrow Road (21) than any other Premier League stadium this season.
They are the only Premier League team yet to have a substitute score for them this season.
No team has picked up fewer away points than Hull’s five this season (level with Stoke).
Hull have never won a Premier League match in the month of January (D3, L6).
They have only scored more than one goal in four of their 21 matches this season.
The Tigers have attempted only 158 shots, fewer than any other team.