Chelsea held by Norwich in cup stalemate

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Chelsea face an FA Cup replay after being held to a draw by Championship side Norwich.

David Luiz returned to the Blues side – the defender’s first outing since November – as boss Antonio Conte made nine changes.

A first-half mistake by the Brazilian almost led to a Norwich goal, but former Brentford loanee Alex Pritchard was unable to take advantage.

Also in the first half, Norwich’s Josh Murphy fired wide as the Canaries had the better of things without creating a clear-cut chance.

Chelsea were better after the interval, with Willian bringing a save from Norwich keeper Angus Gunn with a stinging shot.

Davide Zappacosta also went close for Conte’s side, volleying wide late on.

Chelsea: Caballero, Rudiger, Luiz, Cahill, Zappacosta, Bakayoko, Drinkwater, Kenedy (Musonda 78), Willian, Batshuayi (Morata 74), Pedro (Sterling 89).
Subs: Eduardo, Clarke-Salter, Ampadu, Hudson-Odoi.