We Go Again: AA's Norwich Preview

Alex Livesey

After an emotional win over Man City, we go to Norwich looking for "The exact same".

US: 7AM EST-NBC Sports

UK: 12PM GMT-Sky Sports

After the dramatics of last week, our hearts can't take much more, can they? But our hearts will have to go on.

Stevie gave an emotional, passionate speech after the final whistle last week. It's up to the rest of us to keep our promise. That starts here.

Daniel Sturridge picked up a knock after an hour last week, and is highly questionable for this match.There's talks that he will miss this match even as a precaution, just to make sure he's fit for the match next week, and he's our only new injury concern, though Jordan Henderson got himself sent off and will miss the next three games, but will travel with the side for moral support.

Steven Gerrard is no longer on yellow card warning, after yellows were wiped following last weeks' fixtures.

Luis Suarez has been quiet in the goalscoring front in the past few matches, but, as usual, hasn't let his performances slip. He played that excellent ball for Raheem Sterling for the opener to set the Kop alight.

Ras is another one that we'll look to to come up big. He's been in great form lately, especially in that free role he has interchanging with Coutinho, and he'll look to continue that form.

With both Hendo and Studge out, it's a question of who comes in in their place. Joe Allen's name has been thrown around after some decent performances of late, and Lucas, as well, as he's finally back from injury.

For Norwich, this is the biggest game of their season, especially with the other teams they're playing. They need the points, it's as simple as that, and with the game being at Carrow Road, they may have a bit of an edge. They've lost all of their last six away games, but won two and drawn three in their home games.

Robert Snodgrass is a player to watch. He's played well this season in a team with ups and downs. Gary Hooper can also score a good few, he's a known poacher.

It'll be Snodgrass vs Gerrard in the middle as a key battle, and we must keep the midfield tight, even without Hendo.

The game is sold out, meaning that we'll have our usual, if not better, away support. They will be massive, as they always are. They were even at Melwood to remind the boys of Stevie's rallying call, unfurling a banner that exclaimed "We Go Again."

AA's thoughts:

-I think Lucas and Joey will both come in, meaning Sterling will be on the right, with Lucas and Stevie in the middle, with Coutinho in behind Luis. Also, there's nothing to say that Ras & Phil can't interchange in their prospective roles. (JAceKopite16)

-And then there's the defense again. Do you start Sakho or Agger? Sakho, as much as I like Danny, was brilliant in the first half, as we all were, against City. Both are on form, another welcome headache for Brendan. (JAceKopite16)

-This is also a good match to give Aspas a go. He wants to prove himself? Do it here. (JAceKopite16)

-Too much talk this week has been scenarios and outside forces. You will concentrate on Norwich *Jedi mind trick* (JAceKopite16)

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