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Corner taken right-footed by Paul Anderson from the right by-line, clearance made by Jos Hooiveld.
Daniel Fox takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Close range header by David Connolly goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Ben Reeves on for Adam Lallana.
Daniel Fox takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.
Corner from right by-line taken by Daniel Fox.
Dean Hammond takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.
Adam Lallana takes a inswinging corner.
Lee Holmes takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
The ball is sent over by Garath McCleary, clearance made by Aaron Martin.
Centre by Lee Holmes, Chris Gunter makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Gunter on Lee Holmes. Morgan Schneiderlin takes the free kick.
Danny Butterfield replaces Dan Harding.
The official flags Lee Holmes offside. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Robbie Findley has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
The ball is sent over by Greg Cunningham, Adam Lallana makes a clearance.
Morgan Schneiderlin gets on the score sheet with a goal from long range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 0-3 Southampton.Assist by Dean Hammond.
Daniel Fox takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Jonathan Greening.
Chris Gunter challenges Lee Holmes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Dean Hammond restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Fox from the left by-line to the near post, Jonathan Greening makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay by Aaron Martin results in a free kick. Greg Cunningham takes the free kick. Dexter Blackstock joins the action as a substitute, replacing Marcus Tudgay.
Morgan Schneiderlin takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
Chris Gunter takes a shot. Aaron Martin gets a block in.
Marlon Harewood leaves the field to be replaced by Robbie Findley.
The ball is delivered by Lee Holmes, Joel Lynch manages to make a clearance.
Lee Holmes is brought on as a substitute for Guly Do Prado.
Greg Cunningham fouled by Guly Do Prado, the ref awards a free kick. Greg Cunningham takes the free kick.
Paul Anderson comes on in place of Lewis McGugan.
David Connolly finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 0-2 Southampton.Morgan Schneiderlin provided the assist for the goal.
Jack Cork takes a shot. Guy Moussi gets a block in.
Handball by Garath McCleary. Dan Harding restarts play with the free kick.
Guly Do Prado produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Chris Gunter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Lallana. Daniel Fox takes the indirect free kick.
Unfair challenge on David Connolly by Luke Chambers results in a free kick. Dean Hammond restarts play with the free kick. Red card for Luke Chambers.
Effort from deep inside the area by Dan Harding misses to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Chambers by David Connolly. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Effort from just outside the box by Jack Cork goes over the bar.
David Connolly takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.
The referee blows for offside against Dan Harding. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Long range shot by Dean Hammond goes wide right of the goal.
Joel Lynch takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marlon Harewood by Jos Hooiveld. Shot comes in from Lewis McGugan from the free kick, Kelvin Davis makes a save.
Lewis McGugan takes the outswinging corner, Header from close range by Joel Lynch clears the bar.
Centre by Garath McCleary, Dean Hammond makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Lewis McGugan, clearance made by Aaron Martin.
David Connolly is ruled offside. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Lewis McGugan takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Kelvin Davis makes a save.
Guly Do Prado gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 0-1 Southampton.Assist by David Connolly.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jos Hooiveld on Marcus Tudgay. Jos Hooiveld is given a yellow card. Strike on goal comes in from Lewis McGugan from the free kick, Dean Hammond gets a block in. Marlon Harewood takes a shot. Jos Hooiveld gets a block in.
David Connolly fouled by Joel Lynch, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is sent over by Daniel Fox, Headed effort on goal by Jos Hooiveld from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Save by Kelvin Davis.
Corner taken by Lewis McGugan, Marcus Tudgay produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Lewis McGugan, clearance made by Daniel Fox.
Centre by Marcus Tudgay, clearance by Aaron Martin.
Foul by Jonathan Greening on Guly Do Prado, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Morgan Schneiderlin.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joel Lynch on David Connolly. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Daniel Fox, clearance made by Jonathan Greening.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Fox from the left by-line, clearance by Marcus Tudgay.
Foul by Guy Moussi on Dean Hammond, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.
Greg Cunningham sends in a cross, clearance by Aaron Martin.
Marcus Tudgay is ruled offside. Kelvin Davis takes the indirect free kick.
Unfair challenge on Guy Moussi by Guly Do Prado results in a free kick. Guy Moussi takes the free kick.
Forest wait on Cunningham
Nottingham Forest will hope Greg Cunningham can return to the fold when they welcome npower Championship frontrunners Southampton.
The Republic of Ireland international left-back missed the goalless FA Cup draw with local rivals Leicester last weekend due to a tight hamstring.
In his absence, 19-year-old Welshman Keiron Freeman made his full debut for Forest but manager Steve Cotterill may opt for the experience Cunningham will bring against Saints.
Robbie Findlay remains a doubt with the shoulder injury that has forced him to miss the last two games, while fellow striker Dexter Blackstock and midfielder Paul Anderson could be pushing for starting roles after recovering from calf and hamstring complaints respectively.
However, Ishmael Miller, Chris Cohen, Wes Morgan and Brendan Moloney remain on the sidelines.
Southampton are still without suspended top scorer Rickie Lambert.
The 17-goal striker serves the second game of a three-match ban for his red card against Brighton a fortnight ago.
Defender Jose Fonte remains a doubt due to a toe injury and midfielder Richard Chaplow is still out with a knee problem but winger Steve de Ridder could return to the squad after missing the last two matches with a groin injury.
Boss Nigel Adkins rested some key men for the FA Cup win at Coventry last weekend so goalkeeper Kelvin Davis, right-back Frazer Richardson and strikers Guly do Prado and David Connolly should all be back.
Defenders Dan Seaborne (head) and Radhi Jaidi (knee) are long-term absentees.
Saints march on
Southampton returned to winning ways 3-0 at 10-man Nottingham Forest to remain top of the npower Championship.
Saints had seen their cushion at the summit disappear following successive defeats to Bristol City and Brighton as West Ham moved level on points with them.
But goals from Guly Do Prado, David Connolly and Morgan Schneiderlin got Nigel Adkins' side back on track as they remained ahead of the Hammers on goal difference.
It was a first away victory in the league for Saints in more two months.
For Forest, who had captain Luke Chambers sent off early in the second half, it signalled a fifth straight home league loss and left them languishing in the relegation places.
Marlon Harewood started a match for Forest for the first time in more than eight years as Reds boss Steve Cotterill made two changes.
Harewood made his City Ground return as a second-half substitute in the FA Cup against Leicester last weekend after signing a deal until the end of the season following a spell in Chinese football.
The striker's last start for the club was a goalscoring one in a 2-2 draw at Wigan in the old Division One on 22 November 2003.
He came into the team along with on-loan Manchester City full-back Greg Cunningham, fit again after a hamstring injury, as Andy Reid and Kieron Freeman were replaced.
Southampton made three changes with goalkeeper Kelvin Davis and strikers Do Prado and Connolly recalled after being rested against Coventry in the cup.
Forest goalkeeper Lee Camp was called into early action when he had to tip a long-range effort from Dean Hammond round a post.
Harewood was denied what looked like a certain goal midway through the first half when Jos Hooiveld made a superb last-ditch block inside the six-yard box.
Saints took the lead shortly afterwards following an attack down the right. Camp made a block following Connolly's cross, but Do Prado was on hand to tap in his 11th goal of the season after 27 minutes.
Joel Lynch should have equalised just after the half-hour mark, but the defender headed over the crossbar when Lewis McGugan picked him out at the far post from a corner.
Forest were reduced to 10 men in the 50th minute when referee Eddie Ilderton decided that Chambers had led with his arm in an aerial challenge with Connolly.
Gaps began to appear in the home defence as a result and Saints picked them off in the 65th minute when Connolly was teed up by Schneiderlin. The Irishman finished from close range for his sixth goal of the season.
Schneiderlin scored himself with 11 minutes remaining, finding the bottom left-hand corner with a well-struck right-foot shot from long distance.
Had it not been for Camp it would have been more. The Northern Ireland international tipped efforts wide from substitute Lee Holmes and Daniel Fox and pushed another shot from Hammond over the bar as Southampton continued to dominate.
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