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  • Date:25 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:14,867
  • Elliott (48) Stead (59)
  • Boyd (3) Boyd - pen (42)
    Chambers (71)
Goal!

Live Commentary

96mins

Jamie McAllister crosses the ball, Robert Earnshaw makes a clearance.

95mins

The referee gives a free kick against Robert Earnshaw for handball. Jamie McAllister takes the free kick.

95mins

Paul McKenna challenges Albert Adomah unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul McKenna is booked. Jamie McAllister takes the direct free kick.

95mins

Centre by Paul Konchesky, Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Blocked by Jordan Spence.

93mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jamie McAllister, Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

93mins

The referee penalises Marlon Jackson for handball. Marlon Jackson is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.

92mins

Centre by Jamie McAllister, Luke Chambers makes a clearance.

91mins

Shot by Albert Adomah. Save by Lee Camp.

90mins

Brett Pitman has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

90mins

Lewin Nyatanga sends in a cross, clearance made by Luke Chambers.

88mins

Centre by Robbie Findley, Effort on goal by Robert Earnshaw from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

87mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Cohen on Jamal Campbell-Ryce. The referee cautions Chris Cohen for unsporting behaviour. Louis Carey leaves the field to be replaced by Marlon Jackson. Free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

85mins

A cross is delivered by Robbie Findley, Headed effort from inside the area by Robert Earnshaw misses to the right of the goal.

85mins

Albert Adomah sends in a cross, Brett Pitman takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

84mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie McAllister by Robert Earnshaw. Free kick taken by David James.

82mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce delivers the ball.

81mins

Lewis McGugan challenges Albert Adomah unfairly and gives away a free kick. (Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Julian Bennett coming on for Lewis McGugan. Jamie McAllister delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Wes Morgan.

79mins

Shot from just outside the area by Robert Earnshaw misses to the left of the target.

78mins

The offside flag is raised against Jonathan Stead. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

77mins

Robbie Findley is ruled offside. Chris Gunter comes on in place of Brendan Moloney. David James restarts play with the free kick.

77mins

Albert Adomah produces a cross, Lee Camp makes a save.

76mins

Short corner worked by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Centre by Brett Pitman.

75mins

A cross is delivered by Brendan Moloney, Jordan Spence makes a clearance.

74mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Cohen by Jamal Campbell-Ryce. Chris Cohen restarts play with the free kick.

74mins

David Clarkson goes off and Brett Pitman comes on.

72mins

Lewis McGugan takes the inswinging corner, Luke Chambers scores a headed goal from inside the area. Bristol City 2-3 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Lewis McGugan.

71mins

Chris Cohen crosses the ball, Jamie McAllister manages to make a clearance.

70mins

Shot from just outside the box by Marvin Elliott goes over the target.

66mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Stead by Guy Moussi. Jamie McAllister takes the direct free kick.

65mins

Kris Boyd goes off and Robbie Findley comes on.

64mins

Lewis McGugan challenges Jordan Spence unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie McAllister crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, save by Lee Camp.

63mins

David Clarkson takes a shot. Wes Morgan gets a block in.

61mins

Marvin Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Earnshaw. Free kick crossed by Chris Cohen, David James makes a save.

60mins

Jordan Spence delivers the ball, Jonathan Stead scores a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Bristol City 2-2 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Jordan Spence.

59mins

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

56mins

Albert Adomah produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

55mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Jamie McAllister from the left by-line, clearance made by Brendan Moloney.

50mins

Lewis McGugan fouled by Marvin Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Lewis McGugan delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.

49mins

The ball is crossed by Robert Earnshaw, Louis Carey gets a block in.

48mins

The ball is crossed by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Marvin Elliott scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Bristol City 1-2 Nottm Forest.The assist for the goal came from Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

46mins

The ball is delivered by Lewis McGugan, Cole Skuse makes a clearance.

42mins

Foul by Louis Carey on Lewis McGugan, Penalty awarded. The referee cautions Louis Carey for unsporting behaviour. Kris Boyd scores a power penalty. Bristol City 0-2 Nottm Forest.Assist by Lewis McGugan.

41mins

Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul McKenna. Free kick taken by Paul McKenna.

39mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jonathan Stead. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

37mins

Unfair challenge on Lewis McGugan by Jordan Spence results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Konchesky.

35mins

Paul McKenna delivers the ball, Jordan Spence manages to make a clearance.

33mins

Jonathan Stead sends in a cross.

32mins

Jamie McAllister takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Paul McKenna makes a clearance.

32mins

A cross is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Paul Konchesky makes a clearance.

31mins

Jordan Spence fouled by Lewis McGugan, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jordan Spence. Lewis McGugan goes into the book.

30mins

Effort from outside the penalty box by Jamal Campbell-Ryce goes wide right of the goal.

26mins

Effort from outside the penalty area by Brendan Moloney goes wide left of the target.

26mins

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Cohen from the right by-line played to the near post, Jonathan Stead manages to make a clearance.

25mins

The ball is crossed by Robert Earnshaw, Louis Carey gets a block in.

25mins

The ball is crossed by Paul McKenna, Lewin Nyatanga manages to make a clearance.

25mins

The ball is crossed by Jordan Spence, Paul McKenna manages to make a clearance.

25mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce produces a cross, Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

24mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce delivers the ball, clearance made by Wes Morgan.

22mins

Louis Carey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Earnshaw. Shot on goal comes in from Lewis McGugan from the free kick, save by David James.

21mins

Kris Boyd is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by David James.

20mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

20mins

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jamie McAllister, clearance by Wes Morgan.

19mins

A cross is delivered by Jordan Spence, Brendan Moloney manages to make a clearance.

19mins

The referee penalises Robert Earnshaw for handball. Free kick taken by Cole Skuse.

17mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

17mins

Guy Moussi delivers the ball, Jordan Spence makes a clearance.

15mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Konchesky on Albert Adomah. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Jamie McAllister, clearance made by Wes Morgan.

13mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce sends in a cross, clearance by Paul Konchesky.

12mins

Chris Cohen takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar.

12mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Cohen played to the near post, Marvin Elliott manages to make a clearance.

12mins

Robert Earnshaw takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Jamie McAllister gets a block in.

11mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Lewis McGugan. Free kick taken by David James.

9mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Robert Earnshaw. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

7mins

Jonathan Stead has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

6mins

Chris Cohen concedes a free kick for a foul on Cole Skuse. Free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

5mins

The ball is sent over by Robert Earnshaw, save by David James.

4mins

Goal scored by Kris Boyd from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Bristol City 0-1 Nottm Forest.Lewis McGugan provided the assist for the goal.

3mins

Louis Carey challenges Guy Moussi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Lewis McGugan, save by David James.

2mins

Louis Carey concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewis McGugan. Chris Cohen takes the free kick.

1mins

The ball is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Match Preview

Maynard missing for Robins Bristol City will be without Nicky Maynard when they take on Nottingham Forest. The striker was sent off in the 42nd minute of Saturday's 3-2 defeat to Sheffield United and will be suspended for the rest of the season. Maynard's dismissal was the first of his career and the former Crewe forward, who missed the majority of the season due to a knee injury, will miss the final three games. "I feel disappointed in myself and upset for the fans. Hopefully the team can push on from Monday against Forest," he said. "It didn't dawn on me until I was in the dressing room that my season was over. I kept thinking we had four games left and I'd be back for the last game but then I realised." Meanwhile, Louis Carey, sidelined since fracturing his skull against Scunthorpe at the end of February, may return to the fold. Paul Konchesky will return for Nottingham Forest as they look to keep their promotion hopes alive. The on-loan Liverpool left-back missed the derby win over Leicester on Good Friday thanks to a suspension but is available and will replace youngster Brendan Moloney. That will see Chris Gunter switch to left-back as Joel Lynch (thigh) is still out. American striker Robbie Findley comes into contention for his first start for the club after making his debut as a late substitute against Leicester. However he and Kris Boyd may have to make do with a place on the bench as Robert Earnshaw and Marcus Tudgay both scored on Friday to justify their starting roles.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 442Manager: Billy Davies

Nottm Forest

  • David James
  • Jordan Spence
  • Louis Carey
  • Lewin Nyatanga
  • Jamie McAllister
  • Albert Adomah
  • Cole Skuse
  • Marvin Elliott
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Jonathan Stead
  • David Clarkson
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Lee Johnson
  • Martyn Woolford
  • James Wilson
  • Joe Edwards
  • Marlon Jackson
  • Brett Pitman

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Match Report

Forest boost play-off hopes Nottingham Forest strengthened their grip on an npower Championship play-off spot with a timely 3-2 win over Bristol City at Ashton Gate. Luke Chambers headed the winning goal in the second half to end a four-match losing run on the road for Billy Davies' side and give them a first victory on their travels in nine attempts. A Kris Boyd tap-in and a penalty from the on-loan Middlesbrough forward sent the Reds into half-time in control. But Marvin Elliott halved City's arrears soon after the restart and Jon Stead headed them level on the hour mark. Chambers had the last word, though, with his fifth goal of the season. City boss Keith Millen made five changes following the defeat to Sheffield United two days ago. Three were enforced, with Nicky Maynard beginning a three-match suspension after his red card at Bramall Lane and Damion Stewart and Kalifa Cisse missing out through injury. Brett Pitman and Martyn Woolford dropped to the bench. David Clarkson, Stead, Cole Skuse, Jamal Campbell-Ryce and Louis Carey were recalled. Boyd came back into the Forest side along with on-loan left-back Paul Konchesky. Marcus Tudgay and Chris Gunter made way. There was an early scare for City when David James fumbled Lewis McGugan's free-kick, but the former England goalkeeper smothered the ball at the second attempt. McGugan was involved again shortly afterwards when he crossed from the right for Boyd to sweep the ball past James after four minutes. Stead had two half-chances to equalise, first shooting just wide and then almost benefiting when Konchesky's header back to Lee Camp did not quite reach the Forest keeper. Campbell-Ryce also went close but dragged his shot past the post. It was somewhat against the run of play when Forest extended their lead. McGugan fell over Carey's dangling leg and Boyd blasted the resulting penalty into the roof of the net. A superb passing move involving four City players saw Campbell-Ryce get free down the left and cross for Elliott to sneak his far-post header beyond Camp to make it 2-1 four minutes into the second half. Albert Adomah's 20-yard shot went narrowly wide soon afterwards. Stead then headed City level on the hour mark, guiding Jordan Spence's centre back across Camp who got a hand to the ball but could not keep it out. It looked like neither side would find a winner, until Chambers' looping header from McGugan's cross in the 72nd minute. City thought they had salvaged a draw in injury time when Marlon Jackson scored but the substitute put the ball in the net with his hand and was booked by referee Roger East.

Form Guide

    WWLDLL
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Nottm Forest
  • LLLWLW

Last Meetings

  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 25/01/2011
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 03/04/2010
  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 07/11/2009
  • Nottm Forest
  • 3 - 2
  • Bristol City
  • 11/04/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 2
  • Nottm Forest
  • 15/11/2008
  • Nottm Forest
  • 0 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 04/04/1994

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • B Pitman 8
  • M Elliott 7
  • J Stead 6
  • D Clarkson 5
  • N Maynard 5
  • A Adomah 5
  • S Caulker 2
  • J McAllister 1
  • L Johnson 1
  • J Campbell-Ryce 1
  • A Keogh 1
  • D Stewart 1
  • L Nyatanga 1

Nottm Forest

  • L McGugan 9
  • R Earnshaw 8
  • M Tudgay 6
  • D Blackstock 4
  • D McGoldrick 4
  • L Chambers 3
  • D Adebola 2
  • P McKenna 2
  • N Tyson 2
  • C Cohen 2
  • P Anderson 2
  • G McCleary 2
  • R Majewski 2
  • P Konchesky 1
  • K Boyd 1
  • W Morgan 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 117
    • Goals per game 55
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 11 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 10 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 120
    • Goals per game 58
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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