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  • Date:20 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:City Ground
  • Attendance:24,426
  • McGugan - pen (78) Boateng (90)
  • Nugent (17) Fernandes (20)
Goal!

Live Commentary

95:12 +5.12

Wes Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Mills. Direct free kick taken by Chris Weale.

93:04 +3.04

George Boateng gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 2-2 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from Chris Cohen.

91:53 +1.53

Foul by Ishmael Miller on Paul Konchesky, free kick awarded. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.

90:44 +0.44

Corner taken by Chris Cohen played to the near post, clearance made by John Pantsil.

89:55

Matt Mills challenges Ishmael Miller unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Lewis McGugan from the free kick, blocked by John Pantsil.

89:11

Effort on goal by Ishmael Miller from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

87:37

Chris Cohen takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Matt Mills.

85:22

Robbie Findley is ruled offside. John Pantsil takes the direct free kick.

83:00

Yuki Abe is brought on as a substitute for Andy King.

79:03

Neil Danns leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Weale.

76:59

Handball by Matt Mills. Matt Mills goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. The referee shows Kasper Schmeichel a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Placed penalty scored by Lewis McGugan. Nottm Forest 1-2 Leicester.Kasper Schmeichel sent off.

75:00

Paul Gallagher is caught offside. George Boateng restarts play with the free kick.

72:23

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Cohen, clearance made by Matt Mills.

70:59

The ball is sent over by George Boateng, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

68:25

Ishmael Miller takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

68:05

Centre by Radoslaw Majewski, Matt Mills makes a clearance.

67:21

Robbie Findley takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

66:56

The offside flag is raised against Paul Gallagher. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

66:28

Robbie Findley is ruled offside. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

65:45

Radoslaw Majewski is brought on as a substitute for Brendan Moloney.

65:27

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robbie Findley on Matt Mills. Kasper Schmeichel takes the direct free kick.

64:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Darius Vassell. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

63:30

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Paul Gallagher coming on for David Nugent.

62:09

Foul by Paul Konchesky on Brendan Moloney, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Chris Cohen from right wing.

61:10

Inswinging corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line played to the near post, David Nugent manages to make a clearance.

58:03

The ball is sent over by Paul Konchesky, clearance made by Luke Chambers.

56:05

The ball is delivered by John Pantsil, save by Lee Camp.

54:45

Chris Cohen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens. Direct free kick taken by John Pantsil.

50:23

Richie Wellens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Greening. Richie Wellens goes into the book. Strike on goal comes in from Lewis McGugan from the free kick, John Pantsil gets a block in.

50:14

The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter.

49:50

Foul by Neil Danns on George Boateng, free kick awarded. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.

48:40

Darius Vassell is caught offside. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

46:15

The ball is sent over by Gelson Fernandes, Jonathan Greening gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Neil Danns from the right by-line, Chris Cohen makes a clearance.

45:55 +0.55

George Boateng produces a cross.

45:15 +0.15

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

45:01

Robbie Findley on for David McGoldrick.

45:01

(Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Ishmael Miller coming on for Matt Derbyshire.

44:19

George Boateng fouled by Andy King, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Luke Chambers.

42:12

The offside flag is raised against David Nugent. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

33:27

Chris Gunter crosses the ball, Close range header by Matt Derbyshire misses to the right of the target.

32:21

John Pantsil crosses the ball, save by Lee Camp.

30:15

The ball is delivered by Brendan Moloney, John Pantsil manages to make a clearance.

27:55

A cross is delivered by Neil Danns, save made by Lee Camp.

26:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wes Morgan on David Nugent. Paul Konchesky takes the free kick.

25:40

John Pantsil produces a cross, Luke Chambers makes a clearance.

24:43

David Nugent is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wes Morgan takes the indirect free kick.

24:04

George Boateng produces a cross, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

21:31

Foul by George Boateng on Richie Wellens, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

20:38

Goal scored by Gelson Fernandes from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 0-2 Leicester.

20:12

Luke Chambers fouled by Darius Vassell, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.

17:39

A goal is scored by David Nugent from close in low into the middle of the goal. Nottm Forest 0-1 Leicester.Gelson Fernandes provided the assist for the goal.

15:05

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Neil Danns, Chris Gunter manages to make a clearance.

14:53

Souleymane Bamba takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

14:04

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Danns, David Nugent takes a shot. Fantastic save by Lee Camp.

13:58

The ball is swung over by Gelson Fernandes, Chris Gunter gets a block in.

12:01

Chris Gunter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Nugent. Richie Wellens takes the free kick.

10:36

The ball is swung over by Neil Danns.

10:24

John Pantsil crosses the ball.

9:01

The ball is swung over by Andy King, clearance by Luke Chambers.

4:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David McGoldrick by Richie Wellens. Direct free kick taken by George Boateng.

4:05

The official flags Matt Derbyshire offside. Free kick taken by Souleymane Bamba.

0:47

Chris Gunter produces a cross.

Match Preview

Miller could land Reds start Ishmael Miller is pushing for his full Nottingham Forest debut against East Midlands rivals Leicester as two former England managers go head-to-head at the City Ground. Miller made his first appearance for the Reds as a substitute in Forest`s first victory of the season at Doncaster on Tuesday night. The striker got another run out 24 hours later in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Brighton. The #1.2million signing from West Brom will hope he has done enough to force his way into McClaren's starting XI and could find himself partnering fellow new arrival Matt Derbyshire, who started at the Keepmoat Stadium. Midfielders Paul Anderson (groin) and Guy Moussi (calf) remain on the sidelines. In the opposite dug-out to McClaren will be the man he worked under before succeeding as England manager in 2006 - Sven-Goran Eriksson. Darius Vassell's return from suspension should mean Leicester are at full strength. Vassell has completed a three-match ban for his red card during the opening-day win at Coventry and, after back-to-back home defeats in his absence, the striker could go straight back into the starting line-up. He will compete with teenager Jeffrey Schlupp, David Nugent, Steve Howard and Martyn Waghorn for a place in the side. Record signing Matt Mills could also come back into the team after being named as a substitute for the midweek defeat to Bristol City. Midfielders Yuki Abe and Neil Danns are also options for manager Eriksson. Ahead of the game, Eriksson said: "It is important now to lift up the atmosphere and go to Nottingham and have a result because that's what we need. It is always difficult to go away and play in a local derby. Maybe it is better to play away than at home because twice we haven't got the results at home."

Formation:442Manager: Steve McClaren

Nottm Forest

Formation: 442Manager: Sven Goran Eriksson

Leicester

  • Lee Camp
  • Brendan Moloney
  • Wes Morgan
  • Luke Chambers
  • Chris Gunter
  • Lewis McGugan
  • George Boateng
  • Jonathan Greening
  • Chris Cohen
  • David McGoldrick
  • Matt Derbyshire
  • SUBS
  • Paul Smith
  • Ishmael Miller
  • Robbie Findley
  • Radoslaw Majewski
  • Joel Lynch

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Match Report

McClaren and Sven share the points George Boateng was the unlikely saviour for Nottingham Forest against Leicester as the battle between two former England managers ended 2-2. It looked like Sven-Goran Eriksson would get the better of Steve McClaren and lead Leicester to their first win at the City Ground since 1972 when quickfire goals from David Nugent and Gelson Fernandes gave the Foxes the half-time advantage. It seemed plain sailing for the visitors but, after Lewis McGugan had pulled a goal back from the penalty spot, Kasper Schmeichel was sent off for taking his protests too far and Eriksson's 10 men could not hang on as Boateng levelled things up deep into stoppage time. McClaren's side were masters of their own downfall with individual mistakes leading to both Leicester goals. Lee Camp produced a point-blank save to keep out a powerful Nugent header and saved from Sol Bamba early on, but there was little the Forest goalkeeper could do to prevent the opening goal. Jonathan Greening squandered possession to Fernandes in midfield and the Swiss raced towards the penalty area before unselfishly setting up Nugent to score from close range after 18 minutes. Three minutes later it was 2-0. Big centre-half Wes Morgan tried to find Boateng but his pass was intercepted by Neil Danns. Danns went round Camp but saw his shot cleared off the line by Chris Gunter. However, the ball fell invitingly into the path of Fernandes who could not miss from six yards out. Forest should have pulled a goal back just after the half-hour mark. Gunter whipped in a delightful cross but Matt Derbyshire did not connect properly with his header. Derbyshire was replaced by Ishmael Miller at half-time, with Robbie Findley also coming on up front for David McGoldrick as McClaren attempted to liven up his team. The two substitutes combined midway through the second half when Miller flicked the ball on to Findley who shot straight at Schmeichel. Schmeichel had to be alert again soon afterwards, this time to deny Miller. Forest got themselves back into the game in the 79th minute when Matt Mills was adjudged to have handled the ball. Schmeichel was booked for contesting the decision of referee Jonathan Moss and McGugan dispatched the spot-kick. Schmeichel then received a second yellow card for kicking away the ball, resulting in Danns being sacrificed so that back-up keeper Chris Weale could go in goal. McClaren's team threw everything at Leicester in search of an equaliser and it came in the fourth minute of stoppage time when Boateng tapped home Chris Cohen's cross from three yards out.

Form Guide

    DLW
  • Nottm Forest
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • WLL

Last Meetings

  • Nottm Forest
  • 3 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 22/04/2011
  • 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

Top Scorers

Nottm Forest

  • C Gunter 1

Leicester

  • D Nugent 1
  • L Peltier 1

Goals

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 3
    • Goals per game 1
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 4
    • Goals per game 2
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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