As the corner is played in, a man in a zone (Z) in the middle of goal, then man marking behind, indicated by the lines. Note that Ameobi is aligned with Crofts (7) and Perch (partially obscured by Gutierrez and Martin at the far post) is aligned with Holt (9). Morison (5) is unmarked.
Ameobi stands still, so as Crofts and Holt make their runs to the near post, he effectively abandons Crofts and ends up closer to Holt. Perch realises too late and has to run around Ameobi in an attempt to pick up Crofts (7) who is now free.
Crofts’ header is blocked on the line but it pinballs in off Hoolahan.
Norwich have two banks of four, but leave two men up top. This gives Cabaye a huge amount of time on the ball; either one of the front men should drop deeper to close him down, or if Norwich are intent on leaving two men up top then one of the midfielders has to be instructed to close down a man in this position.
Ba makes a run in behind the back four and Cabaye is good enough to lob a perfect ball over for him to slide in past Ruddy. Ba’s first touch with the ball falling over his shoulder is phenomenal, killing the ball perfectly.
From a worked corner, Holt gets above a mass of players to get a header on goal.
Krul can only block it up in the air where Holt recovers to head the rebound in over the men in front of him. Quick reactions.
Gosling receives the ball but instead of turning to move upfield, he tries to play it to Gutierrez but ends up playing a perfect throughball to Crofts.
Crofts has plenty of time to pick out a cross for Morison’s run into the box and he buries it in at the near post.
Whitbread is caught in possession by Ameobi, as Norwich let their concentration slip after Gosling’s red card.
Ba senses the danger and sets off through the middle into the gap vacated by Whitbread, for Ameobi to play him in.
Ba calmly turns Martin who attempts to cover and fires home immediately, demonstrating his current confidence in front of goal.
Holt’s late run into the box means a simple header from Norwich’s freekick, with Perch jumping underneath the ball.
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