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  • Date:29 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:City Ground
  • Attendance:23,577
  • Snodgrass (19) Howson (44)
    Becchio (48) Clayton (65)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91mins

Ramon Nunez takes a short corner.

91mins

Luke Chambers concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Keogh. Ramon Nunez takes the free kick.

90mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Guy Moussi on Ramon Nunez. Paul Connolly takes the free kick.

82mins

Ross McCormack produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

81mins

Outswinging corner taken by David McGoldrick from the right by-line played to the near post, Michael Brown manages to make a clearance.

81mins

David McGoldrick produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Save made by Alex McCarthy.

78mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Reid on Aidan White. Andy Reid is shown a red card. Aidan White takes the direct free kick. Shot by Ross McCormack from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal. Robert Snodgrass leaves the field to be replaced by Ramon Nunez.

75mins

Luciano Becchio goes off and Ross McCormack comes on. Andrew Keogh on for Adam Clayton.

74mins

Joel Lynch takes a shot.

74mins

Andy Reid takes a inswinging corner.

74mins

The ball is swung over by Andy Reid, clearance by Danny Pugh.

71mins

Andy Reid gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Clayton. Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel. Luciano Becchio is caught offside. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.

70mins

Unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass by Guy Moussi results in a free kick. Robert Snodgrass restarts play with the free kick.

68mins

Wes Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Howson. Wes Morgan is booked. Free kick taken by Patrick Kisnorbo.

66mins

Adam Clayton scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Nottm Forest 0-4 Leeds.Assist by Jonathan Howson.

66mins

Jonathan Howson takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

64mins

Andy Reid gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Howson. Andy Reid goes into the referee's book. Chris Gunter is brought on as a substitute for Greg Cunningham. (Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with David McGoldrick coming on for Lewis McGugan. Patrick Kisnorbo takes the direct free kick.

62mins

A cross is delivered by Paul Anderson, Ishmael Miller takes a shot. Save made by Alex McCarthy.

61mins

Foul by Adam Clayton on Andy Reid, free kick awarded. Andy Reid takes the free kick.

60mins

Shot by Guy Moussi. Save by Alex McCarthy.

59mins

Andy Reid produces a cross.

59mins

Andy Reid takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Aidan White makes a clearance.

59mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Andy Reid played to the near post.

56mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marcus Tudgay on Tom Lees. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

54mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Lees on Lewis McGugan. Andy Reid delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, save by Alex McCarthy.

51mins

Joel Lynch challenges Luciano Becchio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joel Lynch receives a yellow card. Alex McCarthy takes the direct free kick.

49mins

Luciano Becchio finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Nottm Forest 0-3 Leeds.Assist on the goal came from Michael Brown.

48mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Pugh on Luke Chambers. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

47mins

Ishmael Miller is caught offside. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Ishmael Miller replaces Robbie Findley.

45mins

A goal is scored by Jonathan Howson from outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 0-2 Leeds.Assist on the goal came from Robert Snodgrass.

40mins

Effort from deep inside the area by Jonathan Howson misses to the left of the target.

40mins

The referee blows for offside. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

38mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wes Morgan on Luciano Becchio. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kisnorbo.

36mins

Centre by Andy Reid, Alex McCarthy makes a save.

35mins

Robert Snodgrass produces a lobbed left-footed shot from 25 yards. Blocked by Guy Moussi. Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line, Andy Reid manages to make a clearance.

34mins

Corner taken by Andy Reid from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Adam Clayton.

33mins

Robbie Findley crosses the ball, clearance by Tom Lees.

20mins

Robert Snodgrass fires in a goal from outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 0-1 Leeds.

18mins

Luciano Becchio is adjudged to have handled the ball. Joel Lynch takes the direct free kick.

16mins

Paul Anderson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Pugh. Direct free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

15mins

The ball is crossed by Aidan White.

12mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Brown on Paul Anderson. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

12mins

Danny Pugh takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Marcus Tudgay.

11mins

Michael Brown takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.

8mins

Effort from 20 yards by Jonathan Howson. Save made by Lee Camp.

7mins

The ball is crossed by Jonathan Howson, clearance by Wes Morgan.

6mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Robbie Findley. Alex McCarthy takes the indirect free kick.

3mins

Paul Anderson sends in a cross, Aidan White makes a clearance. Unfair challenge on Luciano Becchio by Wes Morgan results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kisnorbo.

1mins

Effort on goal by Robert Snodgrass from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

Match Preview

Cotterill has Forest options Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cotterill has a handful of players pushing for starting roles ahead of the visit of Leeds. Cotterill has no new problems following the 1-0 defeat to Cardiff on Saturday. Midfielders Paul Anderson and Andy Reid and striker David McGoldrick all made an impression as second-half substitutes in the Welsh capital. Meanwhile, Dexter Blackstock is waiting to discover when he will be reintroduced back into the first-team fold. The striker is fit again after a year out with a serious knee injury. George Boateng is also nearing a return after being sidelined since the end of August with a knee problem. Fellow midfielder Radoslaw Majewski, an unused sub against Cardiff, is another option should Cotterill opt to make changes. Leeds defender Darren O'Dea will return to contention for the clash at Nottingham Forest. The Irish centre-half missed Saturday's home defeat to Barnsley through suspension and manager Simon Grayson must decide whether to recall him or stick with Tom Lees, who partnered Paddy Kisnorbo in O'Dea's absence. Grayson also faces a selection dilemma up front. Luciano Becchio made his first league start since April at the weekend alongside leading goalscorer Ross McCormack, with Andy Keogh dropping to the bench. McCormack ended his seven-game goal drought against Barnsley, but was replaced midway through the second half, while another forward, Ramon Nunez, stepped off the bench soon after the break and may feature more prominently in Grayson's plans. Left-sided midfielder Danny Pugh is pushing for a recall to the starting line-up after returning to the bench at the weekend following a hamstring strain. Leeds have not won any of their last four home games, but are chasing a third straight league win on the road.

Formation:442Manager: Steve Cotterill

Nottm Forest

Formation: 451Manager: Simon Grayson

Leeds

  • Lee Camp
  • Luke Chambers
  • Wes Morgan
  • Joel Lynch
  • Greg Cunningham
  • Paul Anderson
  • Guy Moussi
  • Lewis McGugan
  • Andy Reid
  • Marcus Tudgay
  • Robbie Findley
  • SUBS
  • Paul Smith
  • Ishmael Miller
  • Jonathan Greening
  • Chris Gunter
  • David McGoldrick

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Match Report

Leeds produce fitting tribute to Speed Leeds kicked off what promises to be a long goodbye to Gary Speed with an emotional and impressive 4-0 win at Nottingham Forest. Wales manager Speed was found dead at his home on Sunday aged 42 and Leeds, with whom he won the old First Division title in 1992, were the first of his five former clubs to play since the tragic news broke. Manager Simon Grayson, who forged a lifelong friendship with Speed after they signed schoolboy forms with Leeds on the same day when they were 14, asked his players to win the game in Speed's memory. And they duly produced their best performance of the season to do so, with first-half goals from Robert Snodgrass and Jonny Howson and second-half strikes from Luciano Becchio and Adam Clayton doing the damage. Leeds' dominant on-field display was almost a backdrop to a celebration of Speed's life off it, though. Prior to kick-off the two sets of fans shelved historic animosities dating back to the feuds of Brian Clough and Don Revie to join together in a minute's applause, while the travelling support chanted Speed's name for 11 minutes during the first half. Speed predominantly wore that shirt number throughout his 312 appearances for Leeds and it was during that vocal tribute that they opened the scoring. They had started the better of the sides with Snodgrass twice going close, before Becchio's flick played in Howson and he drew a save from Lee Camp. Michael Brown, making a first start since September 10, then worked the keeper somewhat harder from 30 yards. The pressure soon told and in the 20th minute, Leeds took the lead. Snodgrass picked up possession midway through the Forest half and, after a handful of paces, he beat Camp with a crisp left-footed drive from 20 yards. The goal was celebrated no more vehemently than by Grayson who was close to breaking down on the sidelines. Forest had no answer to Leeds' pressure and Becchio soon broke through looking to make it two but Joel Lynch made a last-ditch saving tackle, before Lynch's defensive partner Wes Morgan made an even more impressive block. Seven minutes before the break Snodgrass got clear and, although Camp left his goal to meet him, Snodgrass won the tackle between the two. He then tried to find the vacant goal but Morgan managed to get back and deflect his 25-yard effort over. A jinking run from Snodgrass then laid on a simple chance that Howson should have finished, although it mattered little as the two combined to greater effect just seconds later. Becchio's touch found Snodgrass, whose cushioned pass set Howson free down the right. He was still 25 yards from goal but hit a first-time half-volley that gave Camp no chance and found the top corner for his first goal since his effort during a 4-1 win over Forest in April. Forest introduced the powerful Ishmael Miller at half-time in a bid to start a rescue mission, but their task got all the harder in the 49th minute when Becchio rose to head in a Brown cross for his second of the season. Miller's arrival did give his side a new outlet, though, and his header, although comfortably held by Alex McCarthy just before the hour, marked his side's first real chance. However it was only a momentary spark for Forest and with 24 minutes left Leeds made it four. Howson robbed Greg Cunningham of possession just outside the area and, although his shot was parried by Camp, Clayton was on hand to despatch the rebound. Forest midfielder Andy Reid saw red for a second yellow card with 11 minutes to go to cap an awful night for his side.

Form Guide

    WLWLWL
  • Nottm Forest
  • VS
  • Leeds
  • LDLWWL

Last Meetings

  • Leeds
  • 4 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 02/04/2011
  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 1
  • Leeds
  • 15/08/2010
  • Nottm Forest
  • 0 - 0
  • Leeds
  • 16/03/2005
  • Leeds
  • 1 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 21/08/2004
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 0
  • Leeds
  • 31/03/1956
  • Leeds
  • 3 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 08/10/1955

Top Scorers

Nottm Forest

  • M Tudgay 3
  • I Miller 3
  • R Findley 2
  • R Majewski 2
  • G Boateng 1
  • W Morgan 1
  • M Derbyshire 1
  • L McGugan 1
  • J Lynch 1
  • C Gunter 1

Leeds

  • R McCormack 10
  • R Snodgrass 4
  • A Clayton 4
  • D Pugh 2
  • A Keogh 2
  • D O'Dea 2
  • T Lees 2
  • RF Nunez 1
  • L Becchio 1

Goals

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 48
    • Goals per game 18
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leeds

    • Total goals 59
    • Goals per game 29
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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