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  • Date:22 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:17:15
  • Venue:City Ground
  • Attendance:24,217
  • Tudgay (14) Earnshaw (72) McKenna (83)
  • Oakley (20)
    Vassell (73)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robbie Findley by Angelo Miguel Vitor. The referee cautions Angelo Miguel Vitor for unsporting behaviour. Guy Moussi takes the free kick.

93mins

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line, Lee Camp makes a save.

93mins

Robbie Findley is adjudged to have handled the ball. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Gallagher.

92mins

The ball is crossed by Chris Cohen.

90mins

Brendan Moloney fouled by Darius Vassell, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Wes Morgan.

89mins

Brendan Moloney sends in a cross, Ben Mee manages to make a clearance. Short corner worked by Chris Cohen.

87mins

The ball is crossed by Brendan Moloney, Angelo Miguel Vitor makes a clearance.

86mins

(Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with David McGoldrick coming on for Lewis McGugan.

84mins

Paul McKenna finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 3-2 Leicester.Kris Boyd provided the assist for the goal.

83mins

Yuki Abe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis McGugan. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

82mins

Shot by Robbie Findley from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

81mins

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher, Headed effort from inside the box by Ben Mee misses to the right of the target.

80mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul McKenna on Paul Gallagher. Robert Earnshaw goes off and Robbie Findley comes on. Ben Mee takes the free kick.

79mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul McKenna on Richie Wellens. Paul Gallagher crosses the ball, mishit left-footed shot by Jeffrey Bruma. Lee Camp makes a comfortable save.

77mins

Darius Vassell takes a shot. Blocked by Wes Morgan. Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher to the near post, Ben Mee takes a shot.

76mins

Steve Howard replaces Diomansy Kamara.

75mins

Ben Mee gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay. (Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Kris Boyd coming on for Marcus Tudgay. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

74mins

Darius Vassell finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 2-2 Leicester.Kyle Naughton provided the assist for the goal.

74mins

Luke Chambers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darius Vassell. Paul Gallagher takes the free kick.

72mins

Shot by Lewis McGugan. Save by Chris Weale. A goal is scored by Robert Earnshaw from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 2-1 Leicester.Assist by Lewis McGugan.

71mins

Ben Mee sends in a cross, clearance made by Wes Morgan.

70mins

Robert Earnshaw is caught offside. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

68mins

Richie Wellens delivers the ball, blocked by Brendan Moloney. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher.

67mins

Richie Wellens fouled by Paul McKenna, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Mee.

65mins

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

64mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Angelo Miguel Vitor by Marcus Tudgay. Direct free kick taken by Angelo Miguel Vitor.

62mins

Unfair challenge on Paul McKenna by Richie Wellens results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Chris Cohen.

61mins

Andy King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luke Chambers. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

60mins

Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Save made by Chris Weale.

58mins

Darius Vassell is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Wes Morgan.

57mins

Lewis McGugan takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Header from close range by Marcus Tudgay clears the bar. Darius Vassell on for Ayegbeni Yakubu.

56mins

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

56mins

Guy Moussi concedes a free kick for a foul on Richie Wellens. Free kick taken by Ben Mee.

55mins

Ayegbeni Yakubu is caught offside. Luke Chambers restarts play with the free kick.

54mins

The referee blows for offside. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.

53mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lewis McGugan on Richie Wellens. Richie Wellens takes the direct free kick.

52mins

Richie Wellens fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Diomansy Kamara takes the free kick.

51mins

Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale.

51mins

Foul by Lewis McGugan on Richie Wellens, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

50mins

Yuki Abe joins the action as a substitute, replacing Matt Oakley.

49mins

Inswinging corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line.

46mins

Corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Jeffrey Bruma.

45mins

Andy King takes a shot. Guy Moussi gets a block in.

44mins

Unfair challenge on Jeffrey Bruma by Robert Earnshaw results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Weale.

43mins

Effort on goal by Ayegbeni Yakubu from 20 yards. Lee Camp makes a comfortable save.

37mins

The ball is crossed by Ben Mee.

36mins

Marcus Tudgay has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

35mins

Shot by Chris Cohen. Save by Chris Weale.

32mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy King on Chris Cohen. The ball is swung over by Lewis McGugan, Header by Marcus Tudgay from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

32mins

Richie Wellens delivers the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Diomansy Kamara misses to the right of the target.

30mins

The ball is crossed by Lewis McGugan, save by Chris Weale.

29mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Diomansy Kamara by Guy Moussi. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

28mins

Drilled left-footed shot by Ben Mee. Save made by Lee Camp.

28mins

Luke Chambers concedes a free kick for a foul on Ayegbeni Yakubu. Ayegbeni Yakubu restarts play with the free kick.

26mins

Unfair challenge on Kyle Naughton by Chris Cohen results in a free kick. Chris Weale takes the free kick.

25mins

Shot from outside the area by Diomansy Kamara misses to the left of the target.

23mins

The ball is sent over by Ayegbeni Yakubu, Paul McKenna manages to make a clearance.

22mins

Robert Earnshaw concedes a free kick for a foul on Angelo Miguel Vitor. Direct free kick taken by Matt Oakley.

20mins

The ball is crossed by Kyle Naughton. Matt Oakley gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 1-1 Leicester.

17mins

The official flags Ayegbeni Yakubu offside. Indirect free kick taken by Luke Chambers.

17mins

Robert Earnshaw takes a shot from long range which goes wide right of the target.

16mins

The ball is crossed by Paul Gallagher.

15mins

Marcus Tudgay finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Nottm Forest 1-0 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from Lewis McGugan.

14mins

Effort from just outside the area by Lewis McGugan goes over the target.

12mins

Unfair challenge on Ben Mee by Robert Earnshaw results in a free kick. Ben Mee takes the direct free kick.

11mins

Diomansy Kamara gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis McGugan. Caution for Diomansy Kamara. Direct free kick taken by Chris Cohen.

5mins

Paul McKenna sends in a cross, Angelo Miguel Vitor manages to make a clearance.

4mins

Chris Cohen produces a cross, Angelo Miguel Vitor manages to make a clearance.

4mins

Paul McKenna produces a cross.

1mins

The ball is sent over by Kyle Naughton, clearance by Wes Morgan.

Match Preview

Mixed news for Forest Nottingham Forest welcome back Chris Cohen from suspension but lose Paul Konchesky to a ban for the visit of East Midlands rivals Leicester. Midfielder Cohen is available after completing a three-match absence following his controversial red card in the defeat at Leeds this month. On-loan defender Konchesky must serve a one-match suspension after he was sent off during the defeat to Norwich last week. With doubts surrounding the fitness of Joel Lynch (thigh), Julian Bennett, Cohen or Chris Gunter may be asked to fill in for Konchesky at left-back. Kris Boyd is expected to be fit, despite limping off at Carrow Road, while fellow striker Robbie Findley could come into contention for his debut after a full week`s training. Victory over their play-off rivals on Friday would move Forest back into the top six at the expense of Leeds, who do not host Reading until later that evening. Leicester will be without Sol Bamba when they make the short trip across the East Midlands. The defender faces a fortnight on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury during the defeat to Reading last weekend. He and striker Martyn Waghorn, who also has a hamstring problem, are the only absentees. The Foxes have six players on loan but only five can be used in the matchday squad so boss Sven-Goran Eriksson must choose one from Jeffrey Bruma, Patrick Van Aanholt, Yakubu, Ben Mee, Diomansy Kamara and Kyle Naughton to sit it out. Manchester City defender Mee did so at the Madejski Stadium. Anything but a victory would all-but end Leicester`s chances of finishing in the top six.

Formation:442Manager: Billy Davies

Nottm Forest

Formation: 433Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Leicester

  • Lee Camp
  • Chris Gunter
  • Luke Chambers
  • Wes Morgan
  • Brendan Moloney
  • Lewis McGugan
  • Guy Moussi
  • Paul McKenna
  • Chris Cohen
  • Marcus Tudgay
  • Robert Earnshaw
  • SUBS
  • Karl Darlow
  • Garath McCleary
  • David McGoldrick
  • Kris Boyd
  • Robbie Findley
  • Radoslaw Majewski
  • Julian Bennett

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Match Report

Weale-y bad mistake lifts Forest A fumble from Leicester goalkeeper Chris Weale handed Nottingham Forest a vital 3-2 win which keeps alive their dreams of promotion to the Premier League. Weale let Paul McKenna's weak shot squirm through his hands six minutes from time to gift Forest the victory Billy Davies' side were second best for large periods in a scruffy game. After a high-octane start which saw two goals in the space of five first-half minutes from Marcus Tudgay and Matt Oakley, the match appeared to be petering out as players wilted in the spring sunshine. Robert Earnshaw then pounced to put the hosts back in front with less than 20 minutes left, only for substitute Darius Vassell to level 60 seconds later for Sven-Goran Eriksson's men. Both sides were guilty of surrendering possession cheaply and a draw looked likely until skipper McKenna was handed the winner to give Forest just a second win in 12 games. Lewis McGugan hammered a half-volley over the top from Tudgay's chest down before the pair combined for the 15th-minute opener. McGugan drove in a powerful cross from the right flank and after Tudgay had found a yard of space in the area the former Sheffield Wednesday man steered in a brilliant header to beat Weale. The goal had been coming but Davies saw his side surrender a deserved lead within five minutes. Guy Moussi was stripped of possession in midfield and Richie Wellens found Kyle Naughton in space on the right. His cross was helped across goal by Paul Gallagher and while Moussi hooked the ball clear, Oakley was on hand to rifle in a 25-yard strike which Lee Camp could only touch onto the post and into the back of the net. It was a full-blooded strike from the veteran midfielder but Camp will feel he should have kept it out. The sides went in level to the annoyance of the home support behind Davies, while Oakley lasted just five minutes of the second half before he was replaced by Yuki Abe. The second 45 minutes was struggling to provide a spectacle and Davies responded by readying strikers Kris Boyd and Robbie Findley. The duo were stood in the technical area ready to come on when Earnshaw struck in the 73rd minute. Again the dangerous McGugan was involved, twisting away from a challenge to send in a powerful strike from the edge of the box. Weale failed to hang on to the shot and Earnshaw reacted quickest to slam home. Again though the hosts failed to hang on and conceded just a minute later with a similar goal. Naughton was not picked up from a free-kick and fired in a low cross-shot from the right which Camp tipped out and Vassell buried in the roof of the net. Boyd and Findley were then introduced before McKenna's 84th-minute winner. Boyd won a challenge but there appeared little danger as the midfielder shinned his 20-yard volley straight at Weale. However the goalkeeper had a nightmare as he attempted to gather the ball and saw it slip through his grasp and into the net.

Form Guide

    DLLLWL
  • Nottm Forest
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • WLDWDL

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 1 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 29/11/2010
  • 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

Top Scorers

Nottm Forest

  • L McGugan 9
  • R Earnshaw 7
  • M Tudgay 5
  • D Blackstock 4
  • D McGoldrick 4
  • L Chambers 3
  • D Adebola 2
  • N Tyson 2
  • C Cohen 2
  • P Anderson 2
  • G McCleary 2
  • R Majewski 2
  • P McKenna 1
  • P Konchesky 1
  • K Boyd 1
  • W Morgan 1

Leicester

  • A King 14
  • A Yakubu 7
  • P Gallagher 6
  • K Naughton 5
  • M Waghorn 4
  • D Vassell 3
  • L Dyer 3
  • AL Miguel Vitor 3
  • S Howard 2
  • R Wellens 2
  • S Bamba 2
  • M Oakley 1
  • B Berner 1
  • D Kamara 1
  • P Van Aanholt 1

Goals

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 100
    • Goals per game 55
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (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
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 110
    • Goals per game 65
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 10 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 11 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 12 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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