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Chris Gunter takes a inswinging corner. Corner taken left-footed by Chris Gunter from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Andrew Wright.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Garath McCleary on Paul Reid. Free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Unfair challenge on Paul McKenna by Josh Wright results in a free kick. Chris Gunter restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Chris Gunter from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Garath McCleary joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robert Earnshaw.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Miller on Lee Camp. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Marcus Tudgay on Michael Raynes, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Reid.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
The referee gives a free kick against Marcus Tudgay for handball. Direct free kick taken by Josh Wright.
Wes Morgan challenges Lee Miller unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Josh Wright.
Bobby Grant on for Chris Dagnall.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay by Michael Raynes. Free kick taken by Chris Gunter.
Paul Konchesky crosses the ball, clearance made by Sam Togwell.
Dele Adebola gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Josh Wright. Paul Reid takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is swung over by Paul Konchesky, Michael Nelson manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Chris Gunter, Dele Adebola takes a shot.
Chris Cohen produces a cross, clearance made by Michael Raynes.
Andrew Wright is brought on as a substitute for Eddie Nolan. Foul by Wes Morgan on Lee Miller, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Michael Nelson.
Centre by Paul Konchesky, Paul Reid makes a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Robert Earnshaw. Indirect free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
Michael Raynes replaces Mark Duffy.
Shot from just outside the box by Marcus Tudgay misses to the right of the target.
Paul Reid is shown a yellow card. Lewis McGugan leaves the field to be replaced by David McGoldrick. Nathan Tyson leaves the field to be replaced by Dele Adebola. Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Reid on Robert Earnshaw. Paul Konchesky takes the direct free kick.
Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Josh Lillis makes a save.
Nathan Tyson handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Mark Duffy crosses the ball, Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.
Long range effort from Paul McKenna misses to the left of the goal.
Lee Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul McKenna. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.
Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Lewis McGugan goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The ball is delivered by Lewis McGugan, Michael Nelson manages to make a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Dagnall. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Chris Cohen takes a shot. Josh Lillis makes a comfortable save.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Lee Miller. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.
Wes Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Miller. Paul Reid takes the direct free kick.
Paul McKenna gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Josh Wright. Free kick taken by Andy Hughes. Centre by Josh Wright, Paul Konchesky makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy from the left by-line to the near post, Chris Gunter makes a clearance.
Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Nelson.
Centre by Chris Cohen, Michael Nelson manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Eddie Nolan, clearance by Wes Morgan.
Nathan Tyson delivers the ball, Robert Earnshaw takes a shot. Save by Josh Lillis.
Effort from a long way out by Chris Dagnall goes wide right of the goal.
The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter, Paul Reid makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Paul Konchesky from the right by-line, clearance made by Paul Reid.
Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Miller. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Cohen from the right by-line, clearance made by Lee Miller.
The ball is delivered by Nathan Tyson, clearance by Josh Wright.
Paul McKenna takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Duffy.
The ball is swung over by Chris Gunter, clearance made by Michael Nelson. Ben Gordon challenges Paul McKenna unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul McKenna takes the direct free kick.
Michael Nelson challenges Chris Gunter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Earnshaw.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Earnshaw on Michael Nelson. Indirect free kick taken by Josh Lillis.
A cross is delivered by Marcus Tudgay, Josh Lillis makes a save.
Effort on goal by Nathan Tyson from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Josh Wright takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.
Chris Dagnall scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-0 Nottm Forest.Assist by Lee Miller.
Lee Miller gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Konchesky. Luke Chambers restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Andy Hughes from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Eddie Nolan challenges Nathan Tyson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Cohen takes the free kick, Nathan Tyson has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.
Handball by Paul Konchesky. Josh Lillis takes the free kick.
Chris Gunter produces a cross, Michael Nelson manages to make a clearance.
Chris Cohen takes a inswinging corner.
Marcus Tudgay crosses the ball, Paul Reid gets a block in.
Paul Konchesky crosses the ball.
Ben Gordon sends in a cross, clearance made by Luke Chambers.
The referee blows for offside. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Mark Duffy on Paul Konchesky, free kick awarded. Paul Konchesky restarts play with the free kick.
Garner can't face Forest
Scunthorpe boss Ian Baraclough will be without striker Joe Garner for the home clash with high-fliers Nottingham Forest.
Garner is on loan at Glanford Park from Forest and is ineligible to face Billy Davies` men under the terms of the deal.
Garry Thompson will also be missing after he underwent groin surgery last week but Chris Dagnall, Rob Jones and David Mirfin could return to Baraclough's plans.
The Iron have won only once at Glanford Park this season and that victory came back in August.
They now face three successive home games against Forest, Derby and Sheffield United.
"We've got three games coming up at home now which will shape our season," said Baraclough.
Forest will be without midfielder Radi Majewski, who begins a three-match suspension following his straight red card in the 1-1 draw at Championship leaders QPR on Sunday.
Davies fears injuries and suspensions could take their toll on his threadbare squad, and ultimately the club's promotion challenge.
The Scot is still unable to call upon Dexter Blackstock due to a knee injury and Robbie Findley and Guy Moussi, who are both nursing thigh complaints.
He said: "Radi is now going to be out for three games, which is a massive blow. How many central midfield players have we got now? We have two left."
Dagnall ends unwanted drought for Iron
Chris Dagnall's bundled effort handed Scunthorpe a dogged 1-0 victory over in-form Nottingham Forest and a first npower Championship win at Glanford Park since August.
The 24-year-old put the Iron on course to their first win in 2011 by clattering home from close range under pressure from Forest full-back Chris Gunter.
Defeat for promotion-chasing Forest curtailed their 10-match unbeaten run and saw them miss the chance to move into second place.
The visitors missed a plethora of chances either side of the break and came closest through substitute Dele Adebola, whose header rattled the bar in the 74th minute.
Scunthorpe boss Ian Baraclough was forced into a change heading into the game as on-loan striker Joe Garner was ineligible to face his parent club, meaning Dagnall started in his place.
The visitors, meanwhile, made two changes to the team that drew 1-1 with league leaders QPR on Sunday.
Nathan Tyson was welcomed into the starting line-up in place of suspended midfielder Radoslaw Majewski, while Robert Earnshaw started in place of David McGoldrick.
The original clash at Glanford Park was cancelled in December due to the icy conditions and the tough winter was still evident in north Lincolnshire, with the pitch looking worse for wear.
Both sides struggled to adapt to the conditions during the opening exchanges and it took 15 minutes for either side to carve out a clear opening, with Dagnall heading over Mark Duffy's right-wing cross for the hosts.
Shortly afterwards Forest had an ample opportunity to score the opener, but Tyson put wide inside the penalty area after seemingly catching his studs in the turf.
Tyson was made to pay for his futility in the 19th minute when Dagnall broke the deadlock.
Duffy played the ball out wide to Middlesbrough loanee Lee Miller, whose low cross from the right was bundled home by Dagnall under pressure from full-back Gunter inside the six-yard box.
The goal - only United's third in eight league matches - was almost followed up immediately by another, but Lee Camp saved well from Josh Wright's 20-yard effort.
After that, though, the Iron had to withstand a barrage of Forest attacks until the half-time whistle.
The scoreline belied the first-half action and Forest continued to dominate proceedings after the break, with Marcus Tudgay's goalbound shot blocked shortly after the restart.
Scunthorpe, however, still threatened to double their advantage and Dagnall came close in the 61st minute, heading Duffy's free-kick narrowly wide of the top-right corner.
In a bid to change the attacking dynamics and path of the game, Forest boss Billy Davies brought on McGoldrick and Adebola midway through the second half.
And the Scot's move almost paid dividend in the 74th minute when the latter stooped in to header Gunter's cross onto the bar.
Forest, though, were continually frustrated in the closing stages through a mixture of goal-line clearances and resolute defending, which secured Scunthorpe victory and sent the 1,925 visiting fans home disappointed.
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