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Canaries must be brave in order to pile more misery on Chelsea: Farke

 

By Matt McGeechan

Daniel Farke says Norwich will have something "special" planned for their FA Cup third-round replay at Chelsea.

The Canaries head to Stamford Bridge tonight on the back of holding the Premier League champions to a goalless draw at Carrow Road.

Farke's men followed that up with a battling 1-0 win at Championship promotion hopefuls Bristol City.

The German manager believes Norwich will have a free shot at pulling off a shock result.

"I'm hoping for another brilliant performance against one of the giants and we'll have a special plan" Farke said.

"Hopefully with a really good performance and, if Chelsea aren't at their very best, then we'll have a chance.

"It will be important to keep as much possession as possible, as we don't want to be running after the ball for 90 minutes - so we have to be brave in our possession and our pressing."

Chelsea are without a win in the last four matches.

Farke, though, accepts Norwich cannot afford to underestimate the challenge ahead.

"They haven't scored for three games so they will be wanting to show they can score, especially in a home match," he added.

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