The Canaries looked set to stun Stamford Bridge on Saturday whenGrant Holt pounced on a horrible error from Hilario to equalise andDrogba appeared to be knocked unconscious in an aerial challengewith goalkeeper John Ruddy. But Frank Lampard blasted home from thepenalty spot after Ruddy was sent off for bringing down Ramires andJuan Mata scored on his debut, adding to Jose Bosingwa’s first goalfor almost three years. Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas and captainJohn Terry used their programme notes to urge the home fans to getfully behind their team today after some booed them off athalf-time against West Brom last week. But supporters could beforgiven for wanting to see a performance to give them hope Chelseahave what it takes to topple Manchester United as champions thisseason, something called into question by their opening twodisplays. Villas-Boas responded by pairing Fernando Torres andDrogba together in what was a 4-4-2 for the first time this season.Possibly expecting a 4-3-3, Norwich began the game with a five-mandefence and they duly fell behind inside six minutes. Afterallowing Ramires to test Ruddy from 25 yards, they made the samemistake with Bosingwa, who brilliantly found the back of the netvia the inside of the post. Norwich began to settle… Read full this story
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