CONFIRMED: Norwich City & Stoke City line-ups

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Here is how Norwich City and Stoke City will line-up for this afternoon’s match:

Norwich City Starting XI: Ruddy; Martin, Yobo, Bassong, Olsson; Snodgrass, Tettey, Johnson, Redmond; Hoolahan; van Wolfswinkel.

Subs: Bunn, Whittaker, Howson, Hooper, Pilkington, Elmander, Becchio.

Stoke City Starting XI: Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters; Odemwingie, Whelan, Nzonzi, Arnautovic; Walters, Crouch.

Subs: Sorensen, Muniesa, Palacios, Guidetti, Etherington, Wilkinson, Ireland.

Norwich City and Stoke City will be looking to pull themselves further clear of relegation trouble with a win at Carrow Road today.

Chris Hughton's Canaries sit just four points clear of the drop zone, and his goal shy side are coming off the back of a terrible 4-1 defeat at the hands of Aston Villa, managed by former Norwich boss Paul Lambert.

But Hughton can take solace from the fact that Norwich are unbeaten in their last four games at home, and have still yet to conceded a goal at home in the league in 2014 - meaning Mark Hughes' Potters will have to be on their game to go back with a win.

Hughes' side earned a superb 1-0 win over Arsenal last weekend, and they will be looking to build on that win to drag themselves further clear of trouble. Stoke aren't in any immediate danger, but are just six points clear of Sunderland and a win today would bring survival one step closer.

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