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MATCHDAY LIVE: Chelsea knock Norwich City out of the FA Cup after dramatic night

PUBLISHED: 23:00 17 January 2018 | UPDATED: 23:03 17 January 2018

The players shake hands before the initial FA Cup third round tie at Carrow Road, which finished goalless. Norwich City and Chelsea do it all again at Stamford Bridge in Wednesday night's replay. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The players shake hands before the initial FA Cup third round tie at Carrow Road, which finished goalless. Norwich City and Chelsea do it all again at Stamford Bridge in Wednesday night's replay. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full live coverage of Norwich City’s FA Cup third round replay at defending Premier League champions Chelsea, in our Matchday Live blog from Stamford Bridge.

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Our City correspondents Paddy Davitt, Michael Bailey and David Freezer are following the Canaries from the matchday build-up to full-time fallout.

They bring you all the action and talking points before, during and after tonight’s FA Cup replay with Antonio Conte’s stalling Blues (7.45pm).

• Follow live updates from the match and the rest of the day as it unfolds, above

City kicked off 2018 with a home comeback win over Millwall, making it seven points from a possible nine since their pre-Christmas home defeat to Brentford.

They followed that with their goalless draw in the original third-round tie at Carrow Road, before earning an excellent 1-0 win at Championship promotion-chasing Bristol City on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Chelsea were held to a goalless draw at home to 10-man Leicester City and have now failed to score in three matches.

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Following City’s FA Cup efforts, they return to EFL Championship action on Saturday and the much-anticipated return fixture with Chris Wilder’s Sheffield United (3pm), before a Championship trip to Brentford – or an FA Cup fourth round visit from Newcastle United – the following weekend.

Each and every Norwich City first-team game, our reporters will be on the scene. If you see them – especially with their cameras – say hello.

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