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  • Date:29 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The Walkers Stadium
Goal!

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92mins

Garath McCleary concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Wellens. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

91mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy King by Guy Moussi. Kyle Naughton takes the free kick.

89mins

Paul Gallagher leaves the field to be replaced by Martyn Waghorn.

88mins

Inswinging corner taken by Greg Cunningham, save by Lee Camp.

87mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Greg Cunningham played to the near post, clearance by Nathan Tyson.

87mins

Steve Howard takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

86mins

Centre by Nathan Tyson, Greg Cunningham manages to make a clearance.

83mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Earnshaw by Curtis Davies. Ryan Bertrand takes the free kick.

80mins

Steve Howard comes on in place of Roman Bednar.

80mins

Shot from 35 yards by Curtis Davies went over the bar.

80mins

Paul Anderson challenges Greg Cunningham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

75mins

Corner taken right-footed by Aaron Ramsey.

75mins

Nathan Tyson takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale.

74mins

Outswinging corner taken by Aaron Ramsey from the left by-line, clearance made by Lloyd Dyer.

73mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle Naughton by Paul Anderson. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.

72mins

Darius Vassell leaves the field to be replaced by Lloyd Dyer.

72mins

Andy King has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

71mins

Foul by Curtis Davies on Robert Earnshaw, free kick awarded. Aaron Ramsey takes the free kick.

68mins

Lewis McGugan leaves the field to be replaced by Nathan Tyson.

66mins

Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line played to the near post, Ryan Bertrand manages to make a clearance.

65mins

Wes Morgan challenges Roman Bednar unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Gallagher restarts play with the free kick.

61mins

Effort on goal by Paul Gallagher from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

61mins

Roman Bednar is ruled offside. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

61mins

Aaron Ramsey joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Cohen.

59mins

Andy King fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leicester 1-0 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Darius Vassell.

58mins

Richie Wellens sends in a cross, Lee Camp makes a save.

55mins

Richie Wellens concedes a free kick for a foul on Garath McCleary. Wes Morgan restarts play with the free kick.

53mins

Guy Moussi has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Save by Chris Weale.

52mins

Andy King is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Luke Chambers.

50mins

Foul by Richie Wellens on Paul Anderson, free kick awarded. Luke Chambers takes the direct free kick.

49mins

The referee penalises Richie Wellens for handball. Free kick taken by Chris Cohen.

48mins

Unfair challenge on Guy Moussi by Richie Wellens results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Guy Moussi.

47mins

Yuki Abe takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

47mins

Foul by Ryan Bertrand on Darius Vassell, free kick awarded. Paul Gallagher takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Ryan Bertrand booked. Ryan Bertrand gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darius Vassell. The ball is delivered by Darius Vassell, Shot by Paul Gallagher from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

44mins

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher, Effort on goal by Paul Gallagher from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

41mins

Kyle Naughton crosses the ball, save by Lee Camp.

40mins

Robert Earnshaw is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

39mins

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

39mins

Robert Earnshaw has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

38mins

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, save by Lee Camp.

38mins

Handball decision goes against Ryan Bertrand. Strike comes in from Greg Cunningham from the free kick.

36mins

Robert Earnshaw on for Dele Adebola.

36mins

The ball is swung over by Lewis McGugan, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

33mins

Roman Bednar fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Gallagher.

32mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Roman Bednar on Luke Chambers. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.

31mins

Wes Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Roman Bednar. Richie Wellens delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from own half, clearance by Ryan Bertrand.

27mins

Curtis Davies takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

26mins

Unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Guy Moussi results in a free kick. Greg Cunningham shoots direct from the free kick, save by Lee Camp.

24mins

Chris Cohen goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Chris Cohen challenges Andy King unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Gallagher produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Wes Morgan.

21mins

Unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Chris Cohen results in a free kick. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

20mins

Garath McCleary delivers the ball, Effort on goal by Dele Adebola from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

19mins

Roman Bednar fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

18mins

Roman Bednar is ruled offside. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.

16mins

Short corner worked by Chris Cohen, Paul Anderson sends in a cross, Curtis Davies makes a clearance.

16mins

Chris Cohen takes a shot. Yuki Abe gets a block in.

16mins

The ball is sent over by Garath McCleary, Curtis Davies manages to make a clearance.

14mins

Chris Gunter concedes a free kick for a foul on Greg Cunningham. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

14mins

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Cohen from the right by-line, save by Chris Weale.

13mins

Paul Anderson fouled by Kyle Naughton, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Bertrand.

10mins

Unfair challenge on Wes Morgan by Roman Bednar results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.

8mins

Foul by Chris Cohen on Andy King, free kick awarded. Yuki Abe takes the free kick.

6mins

Dele Adebola gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Hobbs. Jack Hobbs restarts play with the free kick.

The match has kicked off.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

The match restarts for the second half.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Duo set for debuts Chris Kirkland and Roman Bednar are likely to make their Leicester debuts when East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest visit the Walkers Stadium. Both players were signed by Sven-Goran Eriksson in deadline-day deals - keeper Kirkland on a one-month loan from Wigan while West Brom striker Bednar will stay at City until January. Eriksson will pick two from a strong group of strikers that now includes Bednar, Martyn Waghorn, Darius Vassell, Steve Howard and Matty Fryatt to start the game. Leicester are confident that leading scorer Andy King will be fit. The seven-goal midfielder had been a doubt earlier in the week after limping out of the defeat at Bristol City with a hamstring problem. Loan signings Aaron Ramsey and Marcus Tudgay are in line to make their Forest debuts. Boss Billy Davies pulled off a sensational deadline-day deal in bringing Ramsey to the City Ground and the Arsenal midfielder is poised to make his long-awaited comeback from a broken leg. With Dexter Blackstock now a long-term absentee after suffering cruciate knee ligament damage at Cardiff last weekend and David McGoldrick also out with a knee problem, Tudgay is also a strong contender to start after arriving from Sheffield Wednesday. Nathan Tyson is available again after missing the trip to south Wales through illness but fellow forward Robert Earnshaw is a doubt after missing a couple of days` training this week due to a virus. Defender Kelvin Wilson may be in contention. He has missed the last four games due to a back problem but successfully came through a 45-minute reserves run-out on Wednesday. Captain Paul McKenna (groin), fellow midfielder Paul Anderson (hamstring) and defender Brendan Moloney (hamstring) are doubts.

Formation:442Manager: Paulo Sousa

Leicester

Formation: 433Manager: Billy Davies

Nottm Forest

  • Chris Weale
  • Kyle Naughton
  • Curtis Davies
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Greg Cunningham
  • Yuki Abe
  • Andy King
  • Richie Wellens
  • Paul Gallagher
  • Roman Bednar
  • Darius Vassell
  • SUBS
  • Conrad Logan
  • Michael Morrison
  • Matt Oakley
  • Steve Howard
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Matt Fryatt
  • Martyn Waghorn

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Match Report

Foxes fell Trees Aaron Ramsey made his long-awaited return from injury, but another Wales international midfielder stole the headlines as Leicester deservedly defeated Nottingham Forest 1-0 at the Walkers Stadium. As the on-loan Arsenal teenager prepared to come on as a substitute for his first taste of competitive football since suffering a broken leg at Stoke in February, Leicester's leading scorer Andy King struck his eighth npower Championship goal of the season after 59 minutes. The potential return of Ramsey dominated the pre-match build up but he started on the bench alongside fellow new loan signing Marcus Tudgay as Forest boss Billy Davies made one change. Paul Anderson came back into the side in place of Rob Earnshaw, who was among the substitutes. Leicester also bolstered their squad with two loan signings last week and West Brom striker Roman Bednar made his debut at the expense of Steve Howard in the only change made by Sven-Goran Eriksson. A back injury robbed Chris Kirkland of the chance to make his debut and the Wigan goalkeeper did not make the squad. Leicester stroked the ball around confidently for the opening 15 minutes but it was all in front of Forest, who had the first chance when defender Wes Morgan headed wide. Forest went close again midway through the first half but Dele Adebola could not get his volley from Garath McCleary's cross on target. Bednar was denied a debut goal when Luke Chambers blocked his shot a yard in front of his own line and Lee Camp produced a point-blank save to deny the Czech striker's former West Brom team-mate Curtis Davies from the rebound. A misplaced header from Jack Hobbs gifted Earnshaw, on as a 36th-minute replacement for the injured Adebola, a chance. But with just Chris Weale to beat he was quickly closed down by the Leicester goalkeeper and his shot was blocked. Chambers got back to clear off his own line again in the final minute of the first half after Darius Vassell nicked King's header beyond Camp, while Paul Gallacher flashed a shot just wide soon afterwards. Leicester picked up where they had left off at the end of the first half at the start of the second, Vassell flicking the ball into Richie Wellens but Camp blocking brilliantly again. However, there was nothing the Forest goalkeeper could do to prevent Leicester scoring just before the hour. Vassell barged his way into the box through a couple of tackles before squaring the ball to King, who had the simple task of sweeping home from inside the six-yard box. Ramsey immediately entered the action in place of Chris Cohen, but his introduction did little to lift Forest. Vassell continued to terrorise the Forest defence and set up Gallacher, who dragged his shot wide. King then curled a shot just past the far post from the left side of the box. At the other end, Weale reacted well to push over a thunderous effort from Nathan Tyson that came through a crowded penalty area in the 75th minute. It was mere respite for Camp, who was called into action once more with three minutes remaining to tip over a close-range shot from substitute Howard.

Form Guide

    LWWDWL
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Nottm Forest
  • WLDWDW

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 3 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 27/02/2010
  • Nottm Forest
  • 5 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 05/12/2009
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 05/03/2005
  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 17/12/2004
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 08/04/2003
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 26/10/2002

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • A King 7
  • S Howard 2
  • L Dyer 2
  • P Gallagher 2
  • M Fryatt 2
  • M Waghorn 2
  • F Moussa 1
  • K Naughton 1
  • AL Miguel Vitor 1

Nottm Forest

  • L McGugan 8
  • D Blackstock 4
  • R Majewski 2
  • P McKenna 1
  • R Earnshaw 1
  • C Cohen 1
  • D McGoldrick 1
  • P Anderson 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 54
    • Goals per game 23
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 52
    • Goals per game 21
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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