Can Norwich City pass the Clarets?

Norwich City boss Paul Lambert insists the Canaries must show Burnley plenty of respect to try and arrest a wretched recent FA Cup record after landing a home third round tie against the Clarets.

The Canaries have only progressed once beyond the same stage of the competition in the past five seasons and Lambert expects a stiff test against Eddie Howe's improving Championship side when they visit Carrow Road over the weekend of January 7. Howe was appointed Turf Moor boss at the start of this year after City turned down an official approach from the Clarets' hierarchy to speak to Lambert about their managerial vacancy to replace Brian Laws. The 34-year-old has guided Burnley to within five points of the play-offs after what Howe labelled the best win of his tenure over the weekend with a 2-1 away league success at title favourites West Ham.

'Eddie Howe has stabilised things there and they are going well,' Lambert told the club's official site.

'They got a great win at West Ham on Saturday which is certainly no mean feat and just shows that Burnley is tough opposition. So it will be a tough game but at least we're at home, which is the first thing you hope for. I'm sure we'll get another good crowd at Carrow Road and it will be another big occasion for our supporters. We go into every game and every competition looking to win and do as well as we possibly can.'

City's weekend opponents and Premier League leaders Manchester City will open their FA Cup defence against city rivals United at the Etihad in the tie of the round. The derby is a re-match of last season's semi-final which Roberto Mancini's side won before going on to lift the trophy at Wembley with victory against Stoke.

Struggling Ipswich face a tricky test at Championship rivals Hull. Town's under-pressure manager Paul Jewell watched his side slump to a seventh successive league defeat against Watford on Saturday.

Other eye-catching ties include Birmingham hosting Midlands' neighbours Wolves and Arsenal facing Leeds in a repeat of the clubs' meeting last season in the same competition. Norwich midfielder Bradley Johnson scored a memorable goal for Leeds in a 3-1 Elland Road replay defeat to the Gunners after Simon Grayson's men had drawn 1-1 at the Emirates.

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