• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 20 October 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The City Ground
Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest

Reid 24"

Ayala 26"

Sharp 46"

3 - 1
Cardiff City

Cardiff City

Helguson 73"

Nottingham Forest vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Nottingham Forest

1 Camp
15 Halford
26 Ayala26"
5 Collins
3 Harding
8 Cohen
4 Gillett
7 Guedioura
11 Reid24"
19 Cox
24 Sharp46"
Substitutes
31 Evtimov
6 Moussi
10 McGugan
18 Moloney
20 Tudgay
21 Coppinger
28 Majewski

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
2 McNaughton
5 Hudson
12 Connolly
3 Taylor
11 Conway
7 Whittingham
8 Cowie
17 Gunnarsson
14 Smith
22 Helguson73"
Substitutes
32 Lewis
6 Turner
13 Kim
15 Gestede
16 Noone
20 Mason
21 Ralls

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Nottingham Forest

D W L L D L L D

Cardiff City

W D W D L W L D
Head to Head
Nottm Forest
0-1
Cardiff 31-Dec-2011
Cardiff
1-0
Nottm Forest 26-Nov-2011
Nottm Forest
2-1
Cardiff 19-Feb-2011
Cardiff
0-2
Nottm Forest 20-Nov-2010
Nottm Forest
0-0
Cardiff 05-Apr-2010
Cardiff
1-1
Nottm Forest 01-Nov-2009


Live Text Commentary
92:49 +2.49
 

Joe Mason concedes a free kick for a foul on Dan Harding. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.

90:24 +0.24
 

The ball is sent over by Tommy Smith. Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, save by Lee Camp.

89:11
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Mark Hudson results in a free kick. Mark Hudson is shown a yellow card. Danny Collins takes the indirect free kick.

87:49
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Rudy Gestede results in a free kick. Radoslaw Majewski leaves the field to be replaced by Brendan Moloney. Chris Cohen takes the indirect free kick.

86:19
 

Craig Noone takes a shot. Corner from the right by-line taken by Peter Whittingham, save by Lee Camp. Lee Camp makes a save.

83:00
 

Adlene Guedioura gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor. Adlene Guedioura dismissed for second bookable offence. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

80:26
Substitution
 

Joe Mason is brought on as a substitute for Kevin McNaughton.

80:08
 

Billy Sharp takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

79:46
 

Chris Cohen takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.

78:10
 

Effort from inside the penalty box by Tommy Smith hits the post. Inswinging corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line, save made by Lee Camp.

76:38
 

Guy Moussi concedes a free kick for a foul on Rudy Gestede. Peter Whittingham takes the indirect free kick.

75:59
 

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line, Danny Collins makes a clearance.

73:52
Goal
 

Heidar Helguson grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 3-1 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Rudy Gestede.

71:26
 

Cross/shot by Andrew Taylor.

70:27
 

The referee blows for offside against Radoslaw Majewski. Peter Whittingham takes the indirect free kick.

67:28
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Don Cowie. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.

64:35
Substitution
 

A cross is delivered by Craig Noone, Header from close in by Heidar Helguson misses to the right of the target. Rudy Gestede on for Aron Gunnarsson.

61:14
Substitution
 

Craig Conway leaves the field to be replaced by Craig Noone.

57:13
 

The referee books Adlene Guedioura for unsporting behaviour.

52:48
 

Radoslaw Majewski fouled by Peter Whittingham, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Ayala takes the free kick.

51:16
 

Inswinging corner taken by Craig Conway, Header from close range by Mark Hudson misses to the right of the goal.

50:24
 

Greg Halford challenges Andrew Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

49:45
 

The ball is crossed by Andy Reid.

48:09
 

Kevin McNaughton produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

46:12 +1.12
Yellow card
 

Simon Cox booked for dissent.

46:15
Goal
 

Billy Sharp gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 3-0 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Radoslaw Majewski.

45:27 +0.27
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Cohen from the right by-line.

45:44
 

Aron Gunnarsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Simon Gillett. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

45:04 +0.04
 

Inswinging corner taken by Andy Reid from the right by-line played to the near post, Peter Whittingham makes a clearance.

45:01
Substitution
 

Simon Cox goes off and Radoslaw Majewski comes on.

44:03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Connolly on Billy Sharp. The referee cautions Matthew Connolly for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Chris Cohen, Matthew Connolly manages to make a clearance.

41:03
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham played to the near post, save by Lee Camp.

36:04
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Peter Whittingham, Foul by Matthew Connolly on Danny Collins, free kick awarded. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

34:52
 

Craig Conway challenges Chris Cohen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Collins takes the free kick.

32:06
 

Aron Gunnarsson challenges Simon Gillett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adlene Guedioura takes the free kick.

30:55
 

Adlene Guedioura gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig Conway. Peter Whittingham takes the indirect free kick.

30:12
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham by Danny Collins. Mark Hudson restarts play with the free kick.

29:50
 

The ball is crossed by Andy Reid, Heidar Helguson makes a clearance.

29:05
 

Shot from just outside the box by Heidar Helguson goes over the crossbar.

28:49
 

The ball is sent over by Craig Conway, Danny Collins makes a clearance.

26:34
Goal
 

Daniel Ayala scores a headed goal from inside the area. Nottm Forest 2-0 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Greg Halford.

23:30
Goal
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Reid by Kevin McNaughton. Andy Reid hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 1-0 Cardiff.

20:14
 

A cross is delivered by Tommy Smith, Daniel Ayala makes a clearance.

19:38
 

Andy Reid produces a cross, Danny Collins takes a shot. David Marshall makes a save.

18:48
 

Unfair challenge on Simon Cox by Peter Whittingham results in a free kick. Andy Reid takes the free kick.

14:31
 

Craig Conway crosses the ball.

10:29
 

The referee penalises Chris Cohen for handball. Free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

8:18
 

Adlene Guedioura handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by David Marshall.

6:41
 

Andy Reid takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, David Marshall makes a save.

5:17
 

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Billy Sharp.

4:32
 

Billy Sharp is caught offside. David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

4:12
 

Aron Gunnarsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Simon Gillett. Free kick taken by Simon Gillett.

3:22
 

The ball is sent over by Kevin McNaughton, Daniel Ayala manages to make a clearance.

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