Last Updated: 26/12/12 4:50pm
From the corner Bassong gets a free header, but he heads his effort into the ground and over the crossbar.
Cole clears the ball inside the six-yard box just over his own crossbar under pressure from Bassong.
Norwich are trying to exert some pressure on the Chelsea defence, but they are struggling to break down the Chelsea defence.
Although it is only 1-0 Chelsea look fairly comfortable with Petr Cech yet to be really tested by Norwich.
Azpilicueta is in need of treatment after taking a knock from the corner as Norwich win another corner.
Great chance for Chelsea to double the lead as Moses takes Azpilicueta's cross down on his chest inside the box, but he fires his shot wide of the target.
Norwich have claims for a penalty waved away as Snodgrass goes down in the box under pressure from Ivanovic.Good decision from the referee.
Luiz has had three shots in this game and he has another and this is the worst of the lot as it almost goes out of the stadium it was so high.
Smart thinking from Mata as he takes a quick free-kick on the edge of the box to try and catch out Bunn who is organising his wall, but the keeper reacts well to save his curling effort.
Good move from Chelsea Azpilicueta's cross from right finds Moses at the back post and his shot is well saved by Bunn.
HALF-TIME: Chelsea go into the break 1-0 up thanks to Juan Mata's superb strike on 38 minutes with his 13th goal of the season.
Pilkington tricks his way into the box, but there is no one on hand to get on the end of his cross as Cole turns it behind for a corner.
GOAL: Chelsea make the breakthrough with a great strike from Mata from the edge of the box with his shot going in off the post. Great effort from the Spaniard.
From Oscar's corner the ball drops to Mata inside the box, but his weak shot is blocked before being cleared by Norwich.
Chelsea playing some neat football in midfield, but it keeps breaking down in the final third thanks to some good defending from Norwich.
Luiz tees up Mikel on the edge of the box and he drills his shot just over the top after a fine counter attack from Chelsea.
Best chance of the game as Luiz slips in Mata, but the Spaniard hits his effort into the side-netting. He should have done better there.
Cole almost gets in on goal from Luiz's pass, but Turner makes a vital challenge to clear the danger.
Pilkington fires in a cross from the left, but there is no one in a Norwich shirt to get on the end of it.
Cole finds Luiz on the edge of the box, but under pressure from Turner he curls his effort well over the top.
Frank Lampard is warming up for Chelsea and getting a great reception from the travelling Chelsea fans.
Oscar is caught by a heavy challenge by Tettey, but he escapes any further action from the referee for the foul.
Azpilicueta tries to con the referee by going down under a challenge from Pilkington, but the referee awards Norwich a throw-in. Good decision as there was minimal contact on the Chelsea defender.
Great block from Cahill to keep out Snodgrass' shot and then Tettey has a sight of goal, but he snatches at his shot and it goes well wide of the target.
Cahill has taken a knock to the head after a clash with Pilkington, but both players should be okay to continue.
Great work from Tettey to win the ball back from Mata after he gave the ball away to the Spaniard. Great team ethic from the Norwich midfielder.
Good defending from Turner as he chests the ball back to Bunn after Luiz tried to find Torres inside the box.
Snodgrass is given a ticking off after a late challenge on Oscar, but he escapes any further action.
David Luiz continues in his midfield role for Chelsea and it is is the visitors who have made a bright start to the game.
Gordon Young is surprised that Lampard has been dropped to the bench and fully expects him to leave the club.
Rohan Kalra is going for a 2-0 win to Chelsea with Oscar on the scoresheet. He also expects Lampard to see out his contract and leave Chelsea at the end of the season.
Louis Walsh is shocked by Rafa Benitez's decision to drop Lampard and Eden Hazard to the bench and he fully expects Lampard to leave Chelsea.
David Hall all the way from Perth in Australia is in confident mood as he is going for a 6-1 win to Chelsea.
Liam Corby on Twitter is predicting a 4-0 win for Chelsea with Fernando Torres helping himself to a hatr-trick.
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Frank Lampard was dropped to the bench for Chelsea's clash with Norwich.The 34-year-old scored in the Blues' 8-0 win against Aston Villa on Sunday but was named on the bench at Carrow Road with John Obi Mikel named in his place.Oscar was also handed a start by Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez, with Eden Hazard amongst the substitutes.Norwich welcomed back captain Grant Holt from a hamstring injury that ruled him out of last weekend's defeat at West Brom.He replaced Steve Morison in attack for the Canaries while Russell Martin came in for the injured Steven Whittaker.
Chelsea starting XI: Cech, Ivanovic, Cole, Luiz, Torres, Mata, Oscar, Mikel, Moses, Cahill, Azpilicueta.
Norwich starting XI: Norwich team to face Chelsea: Bunn, R Martin, Bassong, Turner, Garrido, Pilkington, Johnson, Tettey, Snodgrass, Hoolahan, Holt.
After their 8-0 drubbing of Aston Villa their appears to be renewed confidence in Chelsea ahead of their trip to Carrow Road. The Blues, unbeaten in their last eight against the Canaries, are 8/15. But with Chelsea having failed to keep a clean sheet in their last six outings on the road there is some support for Norwich (5/1) and the draw is available at 3/1. After his opening goal against Villa, Fernando Torres is 7/2 to break the deadlock and it's 22/1 for the Spaniard to net first and Chelsea win 3-1 or 4/1, while Robert Snodgrass to score first and Norwich to draw 1-1 is a massive 75/1.