Paul Lambert: "We huffed and puffed"

Lambert:
© PA Photos
Paul Lambert refuses to criticise the commitment of his Norwich City players following their 2-0 defeat to relegation-battlers Blackburn Rovers.

Norwich City manager Paul Lambert was pleased with his players' effort during their 2-0 loss to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park.

The Canaries are 12th in the Premier League table with 43 points and are guaranteed top-flight football next season.

Despite creating numerous chances, Lambert's men were consigned to defeat by two superb finishes from Mauro Formica and Junior Hoilett four minutes either side of half time.

"We huffed and puffed and you've got to take your medicine and go again," the Scot told Sky Sports News. "I hope we will keep playing this season whether there is some meaning or not.

"The first goal was a poor goal from our point of view and for the second you can't let someone shoot from 25 yards and do nothing. You've got to get in a tackle or a block or something.

"The one positive thing to come out of the game was that James Vaughan came back and did really well, because he's had some hard times with injuries."

Norwich's last three games are against Liverpool, Arsenal and Aston Villa.

Steve Kean
Read Next:
Result: Blackburn 2-0 Norwich
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves27195350203062
2Derby CountyDerby27157544232152
3Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
4Aston Villa27138639241547
5Bristol City2813874033747
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd27134104031943
7Leeds UnitedLeeds27134103729843
8Fulham2711974034642
9Middlesbrough27125103527841
10Preston North EndPreston27101163127441
11Brentford27101074135640
12Norwich CityNorwich28117102831-340
13Ipswich TownIpswich27123124039139
14Queens Park RangersQPR2789103137-633
15Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest27102153343-1032
16Millwall27710102930-131
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
18Reading2778123035-529
19Barnsley2769122737-1027
20Hull City27510123944-525
21Bolton WanderersBolton2767142545-2025
22Burton Albion2766152146-2524
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2765161538-2323
24Sunderland27410132947-1822
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account