Last Updated: 05/05/12 2:56pm
Ruddy makes another crucial save to deny the Gunners yet again. The keeper has been a hero in these dying minutes...
There's an Arsenal corner after a shot is deflected behind. Ruddy saves Chamberlain's effort from Van Persie's corner.
Four minutes of stoppage time are added once again. There's a clash of heads between Wilbraham and Koscielny.
We're into the final minute of regular time and it's 3-3 at the Emirates. There's a late chance for Arsenal as Song gets a backheel flick at goal but Ruddy makes a crucial save.
Arsenal win a throw half-way inside their own half as the minutes trickle down. Is there time for them to save this again?
Just when Arsenal thought they'd salvaged it Norwich pull off another surprise. There's a shocking miss from Van Persie as he tentatively pokes a close-range ball at Ruddy, allowing him to make an easy save.
Morison, in plenty of space, latches onto a Howson pass in the box and fires past Szczesny, making it look so easy as the ball lands in the bottom corner.
Coquelin fires in a cross which Van Persie tries to chase down but Ruddy comes out to make a secure catch.
Norwich are looking for a way back but Howson can't keep the ball in down the left. Johnson tries a shot from the edge of the box but he lifts it over the bar with Rosicky and Song closing him down.
The skipper is understandably pleased with that one. Chamberlain slots the ball into the box after some poor defending from Norwich and Van Persie makes no mistake in sliding it home to put the Gunners in control again.
Gervinho storms up the pitch and feeds Gibbs on the edge of the box. The Arsenal man lifts a cross into the area but Ruddy leaps to grab it.
Morison backheels the ball out of Koscielny's hands as he prepares to take a free-kick and is lucky to not get a punishment.
There's another riff between Holt and Song after the former commits a dubious challenge but gets away without a card.
Arsenal might have pulled level but a point won't be enough to keep them in third should Newcastle and Tottenham win tomorrow.
Arsenal win a corner after Ruddy tips a Chamberlain ball behind. Chamakh greets the corner with a header but nods it over the bar.
The Arsenal captain is left in acres of space in the Norwich box and sidefoots home a neat Alex Song ball to haul the hosts back into it.
New arrival Chamakh hasn't scored for the Gunners since September, it's worth noting. There's handbags between Holt and Song after a tussle for the ball in the Gunners box.
Yossi Benayoun leaves the field, making way for Marouane Chamakh as the Gunners make their final change.
Simeon Jackson comes off and Steve Morison joins the fray as Norwich make their first change with 20 minutes to go.
Van Persie tries a shot from inside the box but fires it over. Rosicky has a go seconds later but drags it wide from long-range. Arsenal are really pushing now.
Song looks for Van Persie, rolling the ball down the right-hand side of the penalty area, but asks a lot of the skipper, who can't reach it.
Van Persie's delivery is comfortably dealt with by the Canaries defence and Howson's kick clears it.
Gervinho and Chamberlain pair up down the right, pressing for a way through. A Hoolahan challenge on Rosicky earns Arsenal another free-kick.
Szczesny takes a woeful goal-kick, hoofing the ball out of play, prompting plenty of groans from the home faithful.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is brought on for Aaron Ramsey as the Gunners make a second change. Great reception for the youngster from the home crowd.
Gibbs does well to win the ball from Naughton and storms forward, but Benayoun is on the floor off the ball after Howson pulls him back. The Canaries man gets a long chat from the ref but no yellow card.
It's Arsenal's turn to press now as Van Persie sees a shot parried by Ruddy before Ramsey tries another but slips and fires it off target.
Another chance for the Canaries as Hoolahan breaks into the box and tries to loop another shot over the Arsenal defence but drags it just wide.
So close for Norwich as Naughton scuffs a cross into the box and Jackson stretches out a leg but can't poke it home.
Rosicky curls the ball towards Benayoun but he can only nod it down into the waiting gloves of Ruddy.
Song takes a tumble under pressure and Arsenal win a free-kick, a good 35 yards or so out. Rosicky steps up to take it.
Naughton does well to deal with Benayoun down the left, holding the Gunners man off before firing the ball against him and it bounces out.
Jackson does brilliantly with a storming run from midfield but can't crown his efforts with a good finish, rolling the ball harmlessly towards Szczesny.
Van Persie slides a low cross into the six-yard box but no-one is there to tap it home, much to the captain's frustration.
Arsenal win a corner after Bennett is forced is put Van Persie's attempted cross behind. Nothing comes of the set piece and Norwich comfortably clear a Vermaelen cross from the left.
We're underway again at the Emirates and it's the Canaries that get us started this half, looking to defend a 2-1 lead. No changes by either manager at half time.
It's almost time to get back underway in North London. Thanks for all your feedback, enjoy the second half.
Thomas Lambert (any relation?) wrote in - "I'm a Spurs fan and I've got to say some great stuff from Norwich, tactically, I don't think there's another manager in the league who gets it spot on against the big guns like Paul Lambert. Come on Norwich!!! 2-3 end result!!"
@DanCooper24 tweeted - "very disappointing first half, team doesn't even look like it wants 3rd atm even with spurs breathing down our necks!"
Maurice Smith has been in touch to say - "I am a true Canaries fan and believe now at last we are back in the big time, proving the doubters wrong, along with Swansea we are both great teams hungry for glory. Paul Lambert has done wonders to inspire Norwich to these heights again. We will soon be playing the likes of Bayern Munich again and beating them like we did 3-0 in the Munich stadium, a few years back. Shame about QPR. Money doesn't always buy the glory!!!!!"
After an enjoyable half Norwich have a surprise 2-1 lead over Arsenal. Entertaining stuff at the Emirates.
Holt nearly makes it 3-1 as he slides in to meet a cross but Koscielny makes a well-timed interception to deny him.
Jackson is caught by a highly dubious challenge from Vermaelen, who clatters into him from behind, earning a booking for his troubles.
Howson breaks in midfield but Gibbs charges in with a challenge to hand possession back to the home side.
The Gunners keep pressing in these dying minutes as Benayoun tries to gain control of the ball in the box but Ruddy gets there first.
Four minutes of stoppage time are added this half. Van Persie attempts to plant a ball into the box but it's scrambled to safety by Ruddy.
We're into the final minute of regular time this half and Lappin finds Holt down the right but he fouls Coquelin and Arsenal win a free-kick inside their own end.
It also looks like Martin got an accidental kick to the head during the shirt-tugging, and Paul Lambert is in deep discussion with the fourth official on the touchline.
Could have been a penalty there for Norwich after some apparent shirt-tugging on Martin but nothing is given.
Norwich win a free-kick after a Koscienly foul on Holt and then a corner straight after, which Bennett steps up to take.
Van Persie tries to find Song with his delivery but the Canaries hold firm to head it clear. Moments later Gibbs tries a shot but it's his weak foot and he collides with Bennett on the edge of the box.
Arsenal win a free-kick near the right corner of the penalty area after a foul on Rosicky and Van Persie steps up.
Vermaelen heads the ball back to Szczesny and the goalkeeper has to act quickly, with Holt doing his best to bother him.
Gervinho does well to skip past the Norwich defence into the box but Gibbs can only scuff his pass wide of goal.
Naughton slips the ball down the right wing to Bennett, who floats in a great cross from the right, but Holt can't quite latch onto it.
Coquelin gets a painful introduction to the game as Hoolahan makes a dubious challenge on him but he gets away with a talking to from the ref.
Rosicky plants a good ball into the box but there's no-one there to greet it. Sagna is rolling around on the pitch looking in pain and the medics come on to take a look.
The Canaries man scoops the ball up on the edge of the penalty area to lift it over Szczesny and land it in the back of the net after a deflection off Gibbs.
Gervinho tries a break down the middle for the hosts but is closed down before he can penetrate the penalty area.
Jackson tries to force his way past Koscielny into the penalty area but loses the ball and it goes back to Szczesny.
Vermaelen makes a break for Arsenal, continuing his run into the Norwich end and finding Song as the hosts push forward.
The current scoreline is accurate, with the sides looking pretty evenly matched so far. Gervinho feels he's being held back by Lappin and doesn't go for the ball, but nothing is given and it rolls back to Ruddy.
Great save from Szczesny, but the flag is up anyway. Holt looks certain to score with a fizzing shot but he's fractionally offside and the Pole deals with it.
Van Persie rolls the ball into the penalty area, trying to pick out Ramsey, but can't quite reach him. Anxious moment for the visitors.
Gervinho makes a lovely cross from the edge of the six yard box but it doesn't quite reach Van Persie and Naughton puts it behind.
It's been an entertaining encounter so far at the Emirates! Gervinho moves in from the left to feed Van Persie, but the skipper curls it two or three yards over the bar.
After pressing since that early goal, the Canaries come back for a deserved leveller, with Hoolahan trickling a soft effort over the line after Szczesny makes a bit of a hash of it.
The Canaries win a throw, which goes straight into the Arsenal penalty area. Holt pounces on it but his effort goes over the woodwork.
Jackson heads the ball straight into the arms of Szczesny from that free-kick as a chance goes begging for the Canaries.
Norwich earn a free-kick after Lappin is fouled, getting knocked to the ground after trying to win a header.
Benayoun slides the ball down the middle, trying to pick out Gervinho, but Ruddy holds firm between the sticks.
Norwich as looking busy as they try to recover but Elliot rolls the ball out of play and it's a throw-in for the hosts.
A chance for Norwich to get back as Holt gets a sighting of goal. He strikes it well but it comes off Gibbs' shins, whether intentionally or not.
The Canaries are handed a free-kick, which Johnson takes, but it can't quite reach Wes Hoolahan in the box.
Norwich have got a big challenge now. They try an immediate reponse, with Jackson getting forward down the right.
What a start for Arsenal! Birthday boy Benayoun finds space on the left of the penalty area and curls it into the top corner after 1 minute 6 seconds!
A few of you disappointed not to see Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the starting XI. Alan Me wrote in -"Why Wenger plays Gervinho and not Chamberlain is a mystery? Time for Gervinho and Ramsay to show they are men and not hangeron boys."
@Ash345192 has tweeted his prediction - "2-1 Arsenal. van Persie and Rosicky for Arsenal. Holt for Norwich."
Here's a quick update from Sky Bet - The Gunners are closing in on third place and are big 1/5 favourites to beat a Norwich side without much to play for. The Canaries are 11/1 to cause an upset, with the draw 6/1. Premier League top scorer Robin van Persie is 2/1 to open the scoring for Arsenal.
We've got plenty of feedback flooding in. Charlie Goldie is fancying Arsenal's chances - "This looks like an easy win for the Gunners, they have not won in three, but I think they'll return to winning ways today with a 3-0 win over Norwich, who have only won one in six matches, looks good for Arsenal today! Benayoun to score first!"
Arsenal haven't won in three, while Norwich have lost their last three on the bounce. The Canaries could face a tough job this afternoon, with the Londoners having won each of their last four games against them.
It's a big game for the Gunners today, who will be targeting all three points as they look to put more distance between themselves and Champions League rivals Tottenham and Newcastle, currently a point behind.
Norwich, who travel to the capital knowing they have Premier League status for another year, have made several changes from the side beaten 3-0 at home to Liverpool, with Simon Lappin coming into the defence and Simeon Jackson partnering Grant Holt in attack.
It's an unchanged line-up for the Gunners then from the side that drew at Stoke last weekend. South Korea forward Park Ju Young replaces injured Abou Diaby on the bench after his short-lived comeback.
Norwich: Ruddy, Naughton, Ryan Bennett, Martin, Lappin, Johnson, Howson, Elliott Bennett, Hoolahan, Jackson, Holt. Subs: Steer, Morison, Surman, Pilkington, Fox, Wilbraham, Ward.
Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Koscielny, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Ramsey, Song, Gervinho, Rosicky, Benayoun, Van Persie. Subs: Fabianski, Park, Andre Santos, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Djourou, Chamakh, Coquelin.
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