Villa boss Paul Lambert recalled Ciaran Clark in to the centre of his defence for his return to Carrow Road.
With Jores Okore ruled out for several months with a cruciate ligament injruy, Lambert decided to replace him with Clark while Leandro Bacuna and Aleksandar Tonev replaced Matt Lowton and Ashley Westwood.
Norwich made two changes following their 2-0 defeat at Tottenham with Russell Martin and Jonny Howson in place of Steven Whittaker and Bradley Johnson.
Norwich: Ruddy, Martin, Bassong, Turner, Garrido, Snodgrass, Howson, Fer, Redmond, Elmander, van Wolfswinkel.
Subs: Whittaker, Hooper, Pilkington, Bunn, Hoolahan, Ryan Bennett, Tettey.
Aston Villa: Guzan, Bacuna, Clark, Vlaar, Luna, El Ahmadi, Delph, Tonev, Agbonlahor, Benteke, Weimann.
Subs: Baker, Bennett, Helenius, Albrighton, Steer, Sylla, Kozak.
Referee: Chris Foy (Merseyside)