Hoolahan starts for Norwich, Coleman on for Toffees

Norwich manager Chris Hughton handed debuts to two of his summer signings as Nathan Redmond and Ricky van Wolfswinkel made their Carrow Road bows on the opening day of the season against Everton.

Hoolahan starts for Norwich, Coleman on for Toffees

Norwich manager Chris Hughton handed debuts to two of his summer signings as Nathan Redmond and Ricky van Wolfswinkel made their Carrow Road bows on the opening day of the season against Everton.

Fellow new recruit Gary Hooper failed to recover from a shin injury and missed out on a place in the matchday squad whilst Martin Olsson was named amongst the Canaries’ substitutes.

Everton’s new boss Roberto Martinez resisted the temptation to make wholesale changes to the Toffees side as none of his new faces were named in his first starting XI.

Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini, the pair linked with summer moves away from Merseyside, both started with Joel Robles, Arouna Kone and Gerard Deulofeu hoping to make their debuts off the bench.

Norwich: Ruddy, Whittaker, Martin, Turner, Garrido, Elliott Bennett, Howson, Johnson, Redmond, Hoolahan, van Wolfswinkel.

Subs: Bunn, Becchio, Butterfield, Olsson, Ryan Bennett, Fox, Ayala.

Everton: Howard, Coleman, Jagielka, Distin, Baines, Mirallas, Barkley, Osman, Pienaar, Fellaini, Jelavic.

Subs: Robles, Heitinga, Kone, Deulofeu, Naismith, Stones, Anichebe.

Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland)

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