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The referee blows for the end of the match.
The ball is sent over by Marlon King, save made by Lee Camp.
Michael Doyle concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Cohen. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Dele Adebola concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Carsley. Keiren Westwood restarts play with the free kick.
Short corner taken by Chris Cohen from the right by-line.
Paul Anderson takes a shot. Blocked by Nathan Cameron.
Shot by Michael Doyle from just outside the area goes over the net.
Corner taken by Aron Gunnarsson from the right by-line played to the near post.
Shot by Marlon King. Save by Lee Camp.
Handball by Martin Cranie. Chris Cohen crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Lee Camp.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Cohen by Martin Cranie. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Radoslaw Majewski goes off and Dele Adebola comes on.
Lewis McGugan leaves the field to be replaced by Paul Anderson.
Paul Anderson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis McGugan.
Outswinging corner taken by Aron Gunnarsson, clearance by Wes Morgan.
Marlon King has a drilled shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
The ball is swung over by Chris Cohen, Martin Cranie makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Michael Doyle, Headed effort from inside the area by Marlon King misses to the right of the target.
The ball is delivered by Michael Doyle, Dexter Blackstock manages to make a clearance.
Richard Keogh crosses the ball, clearance by Luke Chambers.
Foul by Michael Doyle on Lewis McGugan, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.
Sammy Clingan goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Robert Earnshaw goes off and Dexter Blackstock comes on. (Coventry) makes a substitution, with Michael Doyle coming on for Sammy Clingan. Nathan Tyson fouled by Sammy Clingan, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Chris Gunter.
Carl Baker sends in a cross, Lee Camp makes a save.
Carl Baker on for Gary McSheffrey.
Nathan Cameron replaces James McPake.
Chris Cohen grabs a goal from long range to the top left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 2-1 Coventry.Martin Cranie challenges Chris Gunter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Chris Cohen,
Chris Gunter sends in a cross, James McPake makes a clearance.
Lewis McGugan takes the inswinging corner, Marlon King manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Nathan Tyson, blocked by James McPake.
Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
Richard Wood goes into the referee's book. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Earnshaw by Richard Wood. Chris Gunter takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by Sammy Clingan, James McPake challenges Wes Morgan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Sammy Clingan from the left by-line, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Lukas Jutkiewicz, Wes Morgan gets a block in.
The second half has started.
The match has reached half-time.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary McSheffrey from the right by-line, save made by Lee Camp.
Luke Chambers is cautioned. Luke Chambers challenges Marlon King unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Sammy Clingan from the free kick, save made by Lee Camp.
Robert Earnshaw produces a drilled left-footed shot from 20 yards. Save by Keiren Westwood.
Unfair challenge on Luke Chambers by Lukas Jutkiewicz results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.
A goal is scored by Radoslaw Majewski from outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 1-1 Coventry.Assist on the goal came from Chris Cohen.
Luke Chambers heads into his own net. Nottm Forest 0-1 Coventry.
Luke Chambers scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Nottm Forest 1-0 Coventry.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Wood by Robert Earnshaw. Direct free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.
Aron Gunnarsson grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Nottm Forest 0-1 Coventry.Unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz by Guy Moussi results in a free kick. Sammy Clingan provided the assist for the goal.
Guy Moussi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Carsley. Gary McSheffrey crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.
Marlon King fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Marlon King from the free kick, Lewis McGugan gets a block in.
Chris Cohen takes a corner.
Corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Marlon King.
Guy Moussi has a drilled shot. Blocked by Lee Carsley.
Shot by Radoslaw Majewski. Keiren Westwood makes a save.
Shot by Chris Cohen from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.
The ball is crossed by Lewis McGugan, save by Keiren Westwood.
Corner taken by Lewis McGugan, save by Keiren Westwood.
The ball is delivered by Nathan Tyson, clearance made by Richard Wood.
Effort from deep inside the area by Lewis McGugan misses to the right of the goal.
Chris Cohen fouled by Lukas Jutkiewicz, the ref awards a free kick. Wes Morgan restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Lee Carsley on Radoslaw Majewski, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Chris Cohen.
Radoslaw Majewski has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Wood on Robert Earnshaw. Lewis McGugan produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Lukas Jutkiewicz gets a block in.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Lukas Jutkiewicz. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Radoslaw Majewski, save by Keiren Westwood.
Centre by Ryan Bertrand, James McPake makes a clearance.
Lukas Jutkiewicz has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.
The ball is sent over by Chris Gunter.
Centre by Ryan Bertrand, save by Keiren Westwood.
Centre by Richard Keogh.
Shot on goal by Nathan Tyson from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
The ball is delivered by Lewis McGugan, save by Keiren Westwood.
The referee gets the match started.
Forest have no new worries
Nottingham Forest have no new problems ahead of the visit of Midlands rivals Coventry.
Defender Kelvin Wilson remains a doubt after missing the 1-1 draw at Watford on Saturday due to a back problem.
Boss Billy Davies has several options available should he wish to make changes. Most of them are attacking alternatives, with former Coventry striker Dele Adebola, David McGoldrick and Nathan Tyson pushing for recalls.
Midfielders Guy Moussi and Radoslaw Majewski will also hope to come back into the starting line up.
Forest are unbeaten at home in 26 Championship matches stretching back to September 19 last year when Blackpool won 1-0 at the City Ground.
Coventry's Clive Platt and Ben Turner are major injury doubts.
Striker Platt limped off after half an hour of Saturday's 3-2 loss to Leeds after picking up a thigh strain and could miss out possibly paving the way for former Forest player Marlon King to make only his second start for the Sky Blues.
Centre-back Turner, who scored at the weekend, is almost certainly out after he left the Ricoh Arena on crutches with his left knee in a brace suffering from suspected medial ligament damage.
Freddy Eastwood (knee) and Chris Hussey (broken metatarsal) are expected to be in contention for a place in the squad for the first time since August after both returned to full training.
Midfielder David Bell (groin) also returned to training on Friday but the match may come too soon for him while centre-back James McPake is also on the verge of making his comeback.
Aidy Boothroyd's side currently sit fifth in the npower Championship and are on a four-match unbeaten run on their travels.M
Cohen sinks Sky Blues
Chris Cohen's fortunate strike gave Nottingham Forest a much-needed 2-1 win to damage the npower Championship promotion hopes of midlands rivals Coventry.
The Sky Blues took the lead when Forest centre-half Luke Chambers headed into his own net, but responded well to level in fine style through Radoslaw Majewski.
Cohen then scored with a free-kick which crept in to give Forest a victory which their overall display deserved.
Manager Billy Davies stated after the draw at Watford at the weekend that his players were not good enough to be a top-six side, but after a disciplined performance they remain in the hunt.
Aidy Boothroyd's visitors had their moments but could not find a way back into the game in the closing stages.
Coventry striker Marlon King made just his second start since his release from prison against the club he cost #950,000 almost exactly seven years ago and was the main threat throughout.
At the other end Lewis McGugan sparked danger inside the first minute with a fabulous ball in from the left which Coventry goalkeeper Keiren Westwood had to be strong to get to in front of the lurking Robert Earnshaw.
The home side had made a sharp start and strike partner Nathan Tyson should have done better with a shot from the edge of the box moments later.
But Boothroyd's side arrived in high spirits themselves, despite a home defeat to Leeds on Saturday, and carved open a chance early on when King linked well with Richard Keogh, who crossed just in front of Lucas Jutkiewicz.
Forest had bossed a 20-minute spell but it was the visitors who took the lead in the 35th minute.
Jutkiewicz won a free-kick on the edge of the area and when Sammy Clingan - another former Forest player - whipped the ball into the heart of the area Chambers was unfortunate to see his header bounce down and into the top corner.
Aron Gunnarsson was challenging for the header and may have scored if Chambers had not intervened.
Forest did not deserve to be behind and were not for long as Majewski struck a fine goal in the 41st minute.
Ryan Bertrand laid the ball off to him 30 yards from goal and the Pole took one touch before arcing a dipping shot over Westwood's head and into the far corner.
Coventry came close to regaining the lead at the start of the second half from another Clingan dead ball.
His corner caused havoc in the area and Keogh looked certain to convert at the back post but his header somehow stayed out.
Tyson came close to a freak goal when he charged down a clearance from Westwood before the goalkeeper recovered to gather the ball, but Forest did strike in unusual circumstances in the 62nd minute.
Cohen won a free-kick wide on the right and bent in a dangerous ball to the back post which evaded Earnshaw's diving attempt and found the far corner.
King then had his first chance of the evening when he flashed a header wide from an excellent ball in from substitute Michael Doyle, and the striker then hit the side-netting at the end of an incisive breakaway.
King had a final effort saved by Lee Camp but Forest held on to see out the win which lifts them to within a point of Coventry and the play-offs.
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