Norwich manager Paul Lambert was delighted to see his side maintain their proud home record, even though they were made to fight every inch of the way to do it in a 3-1 win over Exeter.

The Grecians eventually decided to make the 300-mile cross-country trek after being encouraged to do so by the Football League - and duly returned home empty-handed as two goals from Grant Holt and another from Chris Martin ensured Marcus Stewart's strike was a mere consolation.

Lambert said: "We are just trying to win as many games as we can and at the moment we are certainly doing that."

He added: "It was a tough game because Exeter came here and gave it a real go. They made it difficult for us, as I expected they would, but in the end we have come away with the three points.

"I'm just glad to keep the good run going. The lads have been terrific for me since I came here and this was another good performance.

"I'd also like to mention all the hard work that went into ensuring the game went ahead. The ground staff have done a wonderful job and a lot of the office staff helped out by clearing the snow around the ground, which just shows the sort of people we have got at this football club."

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