Norwich City will always prioritise attack - Lambert

Norwich City manager Paul Lambert
Lambert's Norwich conceded 58 goals in the Championship last season

Norwich manager Paul Lambert says he will not sacrifice his team's attacking approach in the Premier League.

Having failed to keep a clean sheet this season, Lambert says that attack is the natural approach for him and assistant Ian Culverhouse.

He told BBC Radio Norfolk: "I've never been brought up playing negative football and Ian's the same - we try to win games.

"The game's all about winning. You have to get results to stay in a job."

Lambert pleased with Newcastle win

He continued: "The group I've got here have done that more often than not. The crowd come every week to watch us and you owe it to them to go on the front foot."

Tenth-placed Norwich are the sixth highest scorers in the Premier League, out-gunning Liverpool and Newcastle, who they beat 4-2 at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Powerful strikers Grant Holt and Steve Morison combined up front against a depleted Newcastle defence to score two and one headed goals each respectively.

Both now have six in the Premier League this season, with Holt taking his league tally for Norwich to 51 in 98 games, and Lambert says their contribution has been impressive.

"Morison's been in brilliant form for us since the start of the season," Lambert said. "Grant, in two and a half years at this football club, has been massive for us.

"The goals the lad gets are typical number nine striker's goals and the two of them are a handful. It wasn't so long ago the pair were playing League Two football."

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