Fulham will hope to extend their unbeaten run to three matches when they host Norwich City in the third round of the EFL Cup on Wednesday.

The Cottagers beat Tottenham on penalties in their previous match in the competition, while Norwich have beaten Queens Park Rangers and Bristol City on the road to progress to the third round.

Fulham vs Norwich Tips

  • Fulham to win & both teams to score @ 21/10
  • Carlos Vinicius to score anytime @ 7/5

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Fulham boss Marco Silva is expected to ring the changes as he tries to keep his team fresh for their Premier League campaign. Alex Iwobi could be handed his first start, while Fode Ballo-Toure is also looking to get the nod from the off.

Calvin Bassey, Tom Cairney, Harry Wilson and Carlos Vinicius have had to be patient in the league, and Wednesday’s game marks the perfect opportunity for them to log some minutes.

Norwich coach David Wagner is also likely to tinker with his team, with Adam Forshaw hoping to start for the first time since joining the club in the summer. Przemyslaw Placheta and Onel Hernandez should both start in the final third, while Sam McCullum and Liam Gibbs are also in line for recalls to the starting XI.

Danny Batth is unable to make his Norwich debut, having played for Sunderland in the early rounds of the EFL Cup.

Fulham to win & both teams to score @ 21/10

After a shaky summer, Fulham have managed to settle themselves in mid-table in the Premier League. The Cottagers have lost only one of their five matches, and that came against Manchester City away from home.

Silva’s side have kept successive clean sheets in the top flight, but with so many changes expected, it is hard to see Norwich failing to score.

The Cottagers have kept just one clean sheet at home this season, which came against strugglers Luton, while Norwich have scored in all six of their away games in the current campaign.

Carlos Vinicius to score anytime @ 7/5

Brazilian Vinicius is expected to lead the line for Fulham on Wednesday, and he could well be among the goals.

The 28-year-old scored in the recent 1-0 win over Luton and is usually a handful for opposition defenders.

The former PSV Eindhoven ace is known for his physicality and positioning, so he should have no problem competing against Norwich’s defence. Vinicius is competing for a starting spot under Silva, and Wednesday’s contest is the perfect opportunity for him to put his case forward.

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