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Robbie Findley takes a shot. Clearance made by James Tomkins.
Kevin Nolan has a drilled shot. Blocked by Joel Lynch.
Corner taken by Matthew Taylor from the left by-line.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Joey O'Brien. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Robbie Findley by Mark Noble results in a free kick. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Wes Morgan delivers the ball, Ishmael Miller challenges Abdoulaye Faye unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Green restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Andy Reid.
Outswinging corner taken by Andy Reid, Luke Chambers takes a shot. Clearance by George McCartney.
Luke Chambers fouled by Frederic Piquionne, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Andy Reid a yellow card. Julien Faubert booked for unsporting behaviour. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Shot by Andy Reid. Robert Green makes a save.
Corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor from the right by-line.
The ball is swung over by Frederic Piquionne, Luke Chambers gets a block in.
The ball is swung over by Andy Reid, save by Robert Green.
Winston Reid gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 1-4 West Ham.The assist for the goal came from Matthew Taylor.
Matthew Taylor takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Ishmael Miller.
Abdoulaye Faye joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jack Collison. Corner taken by Andy Reid from the left by-line.
The ball is swung over by Chris Gunter, clearance made by Joey O'Brien.
Corner taken left-footed by Andy Reid, clearance made by Winston Reid.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Cohen by Matthew Taylor. Direct free kick taken by Andy Reid.
Corner taken by Matthew Taylor, free kick awarded for a foul by James Tomkins on Wes Morgan. Kevin Nolan is given a yellow card. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Robbie Findley finds the net with a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 1-3 West Ham.Assist on the goal came from Joel Lynch.
Frederic Piquionne fouled by Wes Morgan, the ref awards a free kick. Julien Faubert crosses the ball in from the free kick, save made by Lee Camp.
(West Ham) makes a substitution, with Frederic Piquionne coming on for Carlton Cole.
Carlton Cole is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wes Morgan restarts play with the free kick.
Matt Derbyshire is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Robert Green takes the free kick.
Matt Derbyshire joins the action as a substitute, replacing Radoslaw Majewski.
Lewis McGugan goes off and Andy Reid comes on.
Matthew Taylor delivers the ball, Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan, save made by Robert Green.
Unfair challenge on Joel Lynch by Mark Noble results in a free kick. Chris Cohen restarts play with the free kick.
Joel Lynch joins the action as a substitute, replacing George Boateng.
The ball is swung over by Julien Faubert, Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.
Chris Cohen delivers the ball, Robert Green makes a save.
Winston Reid gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Findley. Free kick taken by Chris Cohen. Lewis McGugan takes a shot. Kevin Nolan gets a block in.
The offside flag is raised against Julien Faubert. Lee Camp takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Lewis McGugan.
Inswinging corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line, clearance made by Matthew Taylor.
The ball is delivered by Lewis McGugan, Julien Faubert gets a block in.
A cross is delivered by Chris Gunter, Winston Reid manages to make a clearance.
Ishmael Miller takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.
Matthew Taylor takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Jonathan Greening.
Julien Faubert takes a shot. Luke Chambers gets a block in.
Chris Cohen crosses the ball.
Shot from deep inside the area by Ishmael Miller clears the crossbar.
The ball is delivered by Matthew Taylor, Carlton Cole takes a shot. Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.
Jonathan Greening concedes a free kick for a foul on Julien Faubert. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Mark Noble, Jonathan Greening manages to make a clearance.
Effort on goal by Kevin Nolan from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Chris Gunter sends in a cross.
A cross is delivered by Robbie Findley, clearance by Winston Reid.
The referee penalises George Boateng for handball. Booking for George Boateng for dissent. Direct free kick taken by Robert Green.
Foul by Matthew Taylor on Chris Gunter, free kick awarded. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Chris Gunter delivers the ball.
The ball is delivered by Joey O'Brien, Carlton Cole scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Nottm Forest 0-3 West Ham.Assist on the goal came from Winston Reid.
Matthew Taylor takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor from the left by-line, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Matthew Taylor, blocked by George Boateng.
The official flags Robbie Findley offside. Robert Green takes the indirect free kick.
Lewis McGugan takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Kevin Nolan.
The ball is crossed by Chris Gunter, Shot from 12 yards from Lewis McGugan. Save by Robert Green.
Assist on the goal came from Matthew Taylor.
The referee gives a free kick against Robbie Findley for handball. Robert Green restarts play with the free kick.
Lewis McGugan has an effort at goal from 35 yards.
Outswinging corner taken by Matthew Taylor, Kevin Nolan finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Nottm Forest 0-2 West Ham.Assist on the goal came from James Tomkins.
Ishmael Miller has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Wes Morgan sends in a cross, clearance made by Kevin Nolan.
Luke Chambers concedes an unfortunate own goal. Nottm Forest 0-1 West Ham.
Corner taken by Lewis McGugan played to the near post, clearance by Kevin Nolan.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ishmael Miller by Winston Reid. Chris Cohen produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Robert Green.
Lewis McGugan takes the inswinging corner, Carlton Cole manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Jonathan Greening on Carlton Cole, free kick awarded. James Tomkins restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Ishmael Miller, George McCartney gets a block in.
Lewis McGugan takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Robbie Findley produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
The ball is sent over by Joey O'Brien, Headed effort from inside the area by Carlton Cole misses to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Winston Reid on Ishmael Miller. Strike comes in from Lewis McGugan from the free kick, blocked by Carlton Cole.
Shot on goal by Lewis McGugan from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Effort on goal by Julien Faubert from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
Jack Collison concedes a free kick for a foul on George Boateng. George Boateng restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Chris Cohen, blocked by Joey O'Brien.
Unfair challenge on Mark Noble by Jonathan Greening results in a free kick. James Tomkins takes the direct free kick.
Julien Faubert sends in a cross, clearance made by Luke Chambers.
Nolan and Cole star for Hammers
Kevin Nolan and Carlton Cole were amongst the goals as West Ham strolled to a third consecutive away win, comfortably brushing past a stuttering Nottingham Forest 4-1.
The experienced duo, accomplished Premier League players over recent seasons, headed home in the first half after Forest captain Luke Chambers had put through his own goal.
The hosts hit back when substitute Joel Lynch fed Robbie Findley to reduce the deficit midway through second half, but Winston Reid`s goal left manager Steve McClaren in no doubt about the huge task facing him at the City Ground when he tapped in a fourth for the Irons with 13 minutes remaining.
With both sides heavily backed for promotion in pre-season, West Ham are already demonstrating their intent to secure a return to the top flight, while Forest continue to flounder in front of a frustrated home faithful.
Despite a run of only two losses in their opening seven competitive matches, McClaren`s men remain winless by the River Trent so far.
A third win in a row on the road represents a real achievement for United and their manager Sam Allardyce, especially in light of the fact they had taken just 12 points from their last 39 road trips.
Influential midfielder George Boateng returned to the home line-up, with Allardyce recalling his big names, Mark Noble and Cole, after a shock exit from the Carling Cup at the hands of Aldershot.
Yet there was no place for England midfielder Scott Parker, expected to leave the club imminently, or for new attacking option Sam Baldock who completed his transfer from MK Dons on Friday.
West Ham bared their teeth after only three minutes, Julien Faubert snatching at a close-range opportunity after Cole had robbed Chambers of possession.
Findley got his head to Lewis McGugan`s outswinging corner in the 12th minute but nodded wide of the upright, while the Hammers surged forward from the restart, Cole responding with a glancing header that went wide following Joey O`Brien`s early cross.
Yet the Hammers were ahead in the 21st minute, Matt Taylor whipping the ball into the six-yard box, only for Chambers to fumble it into his own net.
Nolan used his head to double the advantage three minutes later, James Tomkins nodding the ball into a throng of visiting players for the former Newcastle midfielder to bag his second goal this term.
Forest had two opportunities to reduce the deficit almost immediately. Ishmael Miller sprang clear on the right wing but stubbed his shot into the side netting, before Rob Green denied McGugan following Chris Gunter`s weighted cross.
But Allardyce`s men heaped more misery on McClaren`s team in the 32nd minute, Cole nodding home Reid`s pacey cross.
Nolan spurned a golden opportunity to make it 4-0 in the 42nd minute, inexplicably slamming the ball wide of goal after Taylor cleverly dummied Cole`s low cross.
West Ham seemed content to sit deep and keep the frustrated Reds at arm`s length as the second half began, prompting McClaren to beef up his creative options by introducing summer signings Andy Reid and Matt Derbyshire in the 63rd minute.
The change paid dividends seven minutes later, Reid and Lynch combining to slot a ball across the box to Findley who eagerly slotted home.
But the comeback was dead and buried in the 77th minute when Reid latched onto Taylor`s pinpoint cross to slip the ball beyond Lee Camp.
The home fans might have expected more when Reid stung Green`s palms from close range on 87 minutes, but despite five minutes of added time, the Reds` fate was sealed.
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