MATCHDAY LIVE: Arsenal 2 Norwich City 1 – Heartbreak for Canaries at the Emirates

James Husband can't believe it as the Gunners celebrate their second goal.

James Husband can't believe it as the Gunners celebrate their second goal. - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s valiant display wasn’t enough to knock Premier League giants Arsenal out of the Carabao Cup, as Josh Murphy’s first-half opener was cancelled out by a late double from Gunners teen Eddie Nketiah.

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

They will bring you all the action and talking points before, during and after this evening’s League Cup clash with Arsene Wenger’s Gunners (7.45pm).

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

City head into the game unbeaten in nine matches, and fresh from their 1-0 East Anglian derby triumph over Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Sunday; James Maddison scoring City’s winner.


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Meanwhile, Arsenal prepared with a 5-2 Premier League win at Everton which signalled the end of Ronald Koeman’s reign at Goodison Park.

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City follow up tonight’s game with Championship visits from Bradley Johnson’s Derby (Saturday, 3pm) and the leaders, John Ruddy’s Wolverhampton Wanderers (Tuesday 31 October, 7.45pm).

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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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