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The referee brings the game to a close.
Chris Porter takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
Robert Earnshaw is given a yellow card.
A goal is scored by Robert Earnshaw from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 5-2 Derby.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Radoslaw Majewski from the left by-line.
Centre by Paul Anderson, clearance by Shaun Barker.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Davies on Paul Anderson. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Robert Earnshaw challenges Dean Leacock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Dean Leacock.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Kris Commons, save made by Lee Camp.
Corner taken right-footed by Paul Green, clearance by Wes Morgan.
Steve Davies crosses the ball, Paul Anderson manages to make a clearance.
Paul Green sends in a cross.
Effort on goal by Robert Earnshaw from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Steve Davies is brought on as a substitute for Tomasz Cywka. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Cohen by James Bailey. Free kick crossed left-footed by Chris Cohen, save made by Stephen Bywater.
Dean Moxey challenges Chris Cohen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Radoslaw Majewski.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Cohen on Kris Commons. Kris Commons takes the free kick.
Nathan Tyson goes off and Paul Anderson comes on.
Chris Porter crosses the ball.
Corner taken right-footed by Radoslaw Majewski from the left by-line, Shaun Barker fouled by Luke Chambers, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.
Corner taken right-footed by Tomasz Cywka, clearance by Marcus Tudgay.
Kris Commons fouled by Guy Moussi, the ref awards a free kick. Dean Leacock restarts play with the free kick.
Chris Porter joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alberto Bueno.
A cross is delivered by Paul Green.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tomasz Cywka, clearance by Wes Morgan.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tomasz Cywka on Kelvin Wilson. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Dean Moxey produces a cross, save by Lee Camp.
Kelvin Wilson on for Aaron Ramsey. Corner taken by Kris Commons.
The ball is swung over by Paul Green, blocked by Radoslaw Majewski.
Foul by Luke Moore on Luke Chambers, free kick awarded. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Robert Earnshaw is flagged offside by the assistant referee. John Brayford restarts play with the free kick.
Booking for Kris Commons for unsporting behaviour. Kris Commons challenges Chris Gunter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Kris Commons fires in a goal from outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 4-2 Derby.Foul by Luke Chambers on Kris Commons, free kick awarded.
Robert Earnshaw finds the net with a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Nottm Forest 4-1 Derby.Assist by Nathan Tyson.
The ball is sent over by Nathan Tyson.
Robert Earnshaw is ruled offside. Stephen Bywater takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Commons by Guy Moussi. Direct free kick taken by Dean Moxey.
Chris Gunter crosses the ball, blocked by Dean Moxey.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Radoslaw Majewski. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.
Corner taken by Radoslaw Majewski played to the near post, clearance made by Paul Green.
The ball is delivered by Nathan Tyson, Dean Leacock gets a block in.
Shot from just outside the box by Alberto Bueno goes over the crossbar.
Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Stephen Bywater makes a save.
The second half kicks off.
The half-time whistle blows.
Shot by Kris Commons from a long way out goes over the crossbar.
Marcus Tudgay finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Nottm Forest 3-1 Derby.Assist on the goal came from Nathan Tyson.
Paul Green has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
Centre by Tomasz Cywka, Lee Camp makes a save.
The referee gives a free kick against Dean Leacock for handball. Free kick crossed right-footed by Radoslaw Majewski from left wing.
The ball is delivered by Nathan Tyson, clearance made by Dean Moxey.
Nathan Tyson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.
Kris Commons has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Save by Lee Camp.
(Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Chris Cohen coming on for Ryan Bertrand.
The ball is crossed by Dean Leacock, save by Lee Camp.
Luke Moore challenges Wes Morgan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Radoslaw Majewski takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Shaun Barker.
Shot from 20 yards from Robert Earnshaw. John Brayford gets a block in.
James Bailey challenges Radoslaw Majewski unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.
The offside flag is raised against Robert Earnshaw. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay by Shaun Barker results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Radoslaw Majewski.
Marcus Tudgay handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.
Dean Moxey is booked. Unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Dean Moxey results in a free kick. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
The official flags Luke Moore offside. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.
Shot from just outside the box by Aaron Ramsey goes over the target.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Radoslaw Majewski.
Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Save by Stephen Bywater.
Marcus Tudgay finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Nottm Forest 2-1 Derby.Assist on the goal came from Robert Earnshaw.
Dean Moxey booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Dean Moxey. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.
Radoslaw Majewski takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Stephen Bywater makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Ramsey by Dean Moxey. Direct free kick taken by Chris Gunter.
Wes Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alberto Bueno. Stephen Bywater takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kris Commons on Chris Gunter. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Nathan Tyson.
Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Bywater.
A goal is scored by Luke Moore from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 1-1 Derby.Assist on the goal came from Alberto Bueno.
Nathan Tyson crosses the ball, John Brayford gets a block in.
Kris Commons is caught offside. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Dean Leacock.
Chris Gunter fouled by Luke Moore, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Dean Leacock is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Tyson by Dean Leacock. Free kick taken by Ryan Bertrand.
Unfair challenge on Kris Commons by Guy Moussi results in a free kick. Dean Moxey takes the free kick.
Luke Chambers scores a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Nottm Forest 1-0 Derby.Outswinging corner taken by Radoslaw Majewski, the assist for the goal came from Radoslaw Majewski.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Moore on Ryan Bertrand. Radoslaw Majewski crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by John Brayford.
The match has kicked off.
Forest wait on Dele
Dele Adebola is Nottingham Forest`s main concern ahead of the visit of East Midlands rivals Derby.
The big striker is still feeling the knee problem that forced him to miss the win over his former club Crystal Palace.
Captain Paul McKenna could come back into the side. After missing four matches with a groin injury, the midfielder was on the bench against Palace and the postponement of the Boxing Day trip to Middlesbrough has given him time to make a full recovery.
Striker David McGoldrick is still nursing a knee injury and will remain on the sidelines.
If Forest avoid defeat they will have gone through the whole of 2010 without losing a league game at the City Ground.
Derby captain Robbie Savage will miss the clash through suspension.
The veteran midfielder should have served his one-match ban against Doncaster on Boxing Day but that game was postponed because of power failure at Pride Park. James Bailey could come back into the team in his absence.
It is hoped Dean Leacock will be fit after a groin injury forced him off at half-time against Reading. However, fellow defenders Russell Anderson (hamstring) and Gareth Roberts (calf) remain out.
Forward Steve Davies (knee) and centre-halves Miles Addison (foot) and Jake Buxton (groin) have resumed training following spells out injured. Davies and Addison could be on the bench.
Derby are the only team who can prevent Forest from going through 2010 unbeaten in the league at the City Ground.
Tudgay and Earnshaw come back to haunt Rams
Marcus Tudgay and Robert Earnshaw stuck the knife in their former club Derby as Nottingham Forest ran riot by winning 5-2 in a pulsating East Midlands derby.
Tudgay, on loan from Sheffield Wednesday, began his career with the Rams and Earnshaw spent one season at Pride Park, but there was no room for sentiment as they scored two goals apiece to put Forest on their way to a convincing win.
There has been no goalless draw in this fixture for 104 years and there was little chance of one, with Luke Chambers' header giving Forest an early lead.
Luke Moore's impressive strike brought Derby level, before Tudgay stepped in with two headers before the break.
It was a night for former players to get on the scoresheet as Earnshaw extended Forest's lead further with a close-range finish after the break before Derby reduced their arrears with Kris Commons, once a hero with the Reds, hitting home a deflected free-kick.
Forest's win, which was confirmed in injury time by Earnshaw's second, ensures they remain unbeaten at the City Ground for an impressive 30 games, while the Rams can enjoy no such luxuries either home or away as they suffered their fifth successive defeat.
Forest were taking the field for just the second time since November 29, but they did not take long to blow the cobwebs away as they surged into a second-minute lead.
Radoslaw Majewski flighted in an inviting corner for Chambers to power home a header at the far post, for his second goal in as many matches.
Forest continued to look dominant, but they were pegged back in the 14th minute as Derby produced a fine goal on the break.
Alberto Bueno burst forward before feeding Moore's clever run and the on-loan striker fired in off the bar from 18 yards.
There was no let up to the 100mph opening and after Earnshaw had been denied by Stephen Bywater, he was the architect as Forest regained their lead 10 minutes later.
Earnshaw twisted and turned on the right before dinking in a precise cross for Tudgay to head in off the underside of the crossbar.
And with three sides of the City Ground still celebrating, they should have been cheering another goal when Aaron Ramsay, making his first competitive start since breaking his leg for Arsenal at Stoke in February, sent Earnshaw through on goal, but Bywater made a fine block.
Both sides finally stopped for breath but the game burst back into life in first-half injury time, with Forest forging further ahead.
Tyson showed pace and strength down the left and he supplied a perfect cross for Tudgay to head home from 12 yards.
There was no danger of the second half being a quiet affair as Earnshaw squandered a golden opportunity within the opening 30 seconds when he shot weakly when through on goal.
He made amends soon after, however, when he poked home his second of the season after more good work from Tyson.
Derby refused to crumble and kept hopes of a comeback alive two minutes later when Commons' 25-yard deflected free-kick wrong-footed Lee Camp and went in.
There was to be no miraculous recovery, though, as the Rams endured a frustrating final 30 minutes, which saw assistant manager Johnny Metgod set to the stands.
And Forest put the icing on the cake in injury time when Earnshaw thumped home from 12 yards.
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