Belfast Telegraph

Zubar nets point for Wolves

Wolves 2 Norwich City 2: Wolves twice came from behind to rescue a precious point in their battle for Barclays Premier League survival against Norwich at Molineux last night.

Former Wolves midfielder Andrew Surman broke the deadlock only for Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, who replaced the axed Kevin Doyle, to level before half-time.

Substitute Simeon Jackson restored Norwich's lead with his first touch but Ronald Zubar's first goal of the campaign rescued Wolves from a second home defeat in four days.

Norwich knocked the ball around in confident style and it came as no surprise when the Canaries went ahead after 12 minutes through Surman's first Premier League goal for Norwich.

Hoolahan was played onside by Christophe Berra and burst down the left flank before crossing for the unmarked Surman to head past Wes Hennessey.

After 37 minutes Ebanks-Blake justified his recall by levelling. Stephen Hunt’s shot was blocked but the ball fell to Ebanks-Blake, whose shot was not cleanly struck but trickled over the line.

Although Wolves were having more of the play, Norwich continued to look the more dangerous in the second half.

Mick McCarthy brought on Adam Hammill for Hunt after 76 minutes and at the same juncture Norwich replaced Grant Holt with Jackson.

Paul Lambert's switch was inspired as Jackson restored Norwich's lead with his first touch. Morison made good ground down the left and outpaced Johnson before crossing for Jackson to net from close range.

But Zubar made it 2-2 in the 82nd minute when he powered home a header from Jarvis’ corner.

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