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  • Date:24 Sep 2011
  • Kick-off:17:15
  • Venue:Vicarage Road Stadium
  • Attendance:11,437
Goal!

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91:55 +1.55

Chris Iwelumo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wes Morgan. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

90:40 +0.40

Mark Yeates leaves the field to be replaced by Sean Murray.

89:33

Wes Morgan takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach.

89:02

Corner taken by Andy Reid from the right by-line played to the near post, Carl Dickinson manages to make a clearance.

88:40

The offside flag is raised against Chris Iwelumo. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

87:07

John Eustace takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a comfortable save.

85:56

Troy Deeney takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

84:57

Shot from 20 yards from Marcus Tudgay. Save made by Scott Loach.

82:29

Chris Iwelumo replaces Joe Garner. Marcus Tudgay comes on in place of Ishmael Miller.

81:37

Marvin Sordell produces a cross, blocked by Joel Lynch. Corner from right by-line crossed in by Mark Yeates.

79:18

The ball is crossed by Mark Yeates, Foul by Troy Deeney on Chris Gunter, free kick awarded. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

77:56

Foul by Luke Chambers on Marvin Sordell, free kick awarded. Mark Yeates fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Lee Camp makes a save.

76:58

Adrian Mariappa challenges Ishmael Miller unfairly and gives away a free kick. (Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Andy Reid coming on for Lewis McGugan. Joel Lynch takes the direct free kick.

75:50

Troy Deeney replaces Craig Forsyth.

74:29

Mark Yeates fouled by Guy Moussi, the ref awards a free kick. Guy Moussi is given a yellow card. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Yeates from right channel, Luke Chambers makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates.

72:58

Matt Derbyshire replaces Robbie Findley.

72:14

Carl Dickinson delivers the ball, Lewis McGugan makes a clearance.

71:20

Carl Dickinson sends in a cross, Craig Forsyth has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

69:05

Lewis McGugan takes a inswinging corner.

66:11

The ball is delivered by Lewis McGugan, Carl Dickinson manages to make a clearance.

64:36

Carl Dickinson crosses the ball, Luke Chambers manages to make a clearance.

60:38

Ishmael Miller fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 0-1 Nottm Forest.Assist by Lee Camp.

58:55

The ball is swung over by John Eustace. The referee blows for offside. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.

57:54

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Greening on Carl Dickinson. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

56:59

Marvin Sordell has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

55:49

John Eustace delivers the ball, Joe Garner produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

55:16

Guy Moussi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Garner. Mark Yeates crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Luke Chambers.

53:59

Marvin Sordell has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

52:49

Lloyd Doyley produces a cross, Header from deep inside the area by Craig Forsyth goes over the bar.

50:41

Craig Forsyth takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

48:16

The ball is sent over by Lewis McGugan, clearance by Craig Forsyth.

47:33

Chris Gunter sends in a cross, Martin Taylor makes a clearance.

46:22

The official flags Mark Yeates offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

45:13

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wes Morgan on Joe Garner. Free kick crossed by Mark Yeates, clearance by Wes Morgan.

44:56

Ishmael Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Lloyd Doyley. Free kick taken by Adrian Mariappa.

43:21

Mark Yeates crosses the ball.

41:10

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Forsyth on Guy Moussi. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

40:04

Centre by Carl Dickinson, Joe Garner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Camp. Lee Camp takes the direct free kick.

39:07

John Eustace takes a shot. Wes Morgan gets a block in. Mark Yeates takes the outswinging corner, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.

37:38

Unfair challenge on Robbie Findley by Craig Forsyth results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.

36:16

Marvin Sordell is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Luke Chambers.

34:39

Foul by Joel Lynch on Adrian Mariappa, free kick awarded. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

33:50

Marvin Sordell sends in a cross.

32:02

Marvin Sordell crosses the ball, Joe Garner takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

30:32

The ball is delivered by Robbie Findley.

29:06

Craig Forsyth is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wes Morgan takes the free kick.

27:40

The referee blows for offside. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

26:35

Shot by Joel Lynch. Save by Scott Loach. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan, Headed effort from inside the area by Joel Lynch misses to the right of the target.

25:57

Luke Chambers fouled by Martin Taylor, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

23:44

Robbie Findley fouled by Jonathan Hogg, the ref awards a free kick. Lewis McGugan crosses the ball in from the free kick, Carl Dickinson makes a clearance.

22:12

The ball is crossed by Joel Lynch, Lloyd Doyley gets a block in.

21:20

The referee blows for offside against Craig Forsyth. Wes Morgan restarts play with the free kick.

20:26

Marvin Sordell concedes a free kick for a foul on Clint Hill. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

18:07

Joe Garner fouled by Guy Moussi, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by John Eustace.

16:45

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joel Lynch by Craig Forsyth. Clint Hill restarts play with the free kick.

15:22

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates played to the near post, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.

12:07

Joel Lynch fouled by Marvin Sordell, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is sent over by Lewis McGugan, Clint Hill has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

11:57

The ball is crossed by Joel Lynch, John Eustace manages to make a clearance.

10:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adrian Mariappa on Ishmael Miller. Strike comes in from Lewis McGugan from the free kick. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line.

8:58

Ishmael Miller crosses the ball. The official flags Chris Gunter offside. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

7:12

Craig Forsyth sends in a cross.

4:45

Joe Garner has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

1:35

The ball is delivered by Craig Forsyth, save by Lee Camp.

0:53

Foul by Mark Yeates on Joel Lynch, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Lewis McGugan from left wing, clearance made by Joe Garner.

0:40

Craig Forsyth challenges Lee Camp unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Camp.

Match Preview

No new worries for Hornets boss Watford boss Sean Dyche has no fresh injury or suspension concerns for the visit of Nottingham Forest and could well stick with the same starting line-up for the fourth successive match. The Hornets were below par last weekend but still came away from Barnsley with a point from a 1-1 draw, extending their unbeaten sequence to four league matches. Strikers Chris Iwelumo and Joe Garner both got 45 minutes under their belts in a midweek friendly defeat to QPR and will be pushing for involvement. Garner is yet to start a first-team match since his deadline-day switch from Saturday's opponents Forest, although he has stepped off the bench in both games since his arrival. Defender Lee Hodson and midfielder Stephen McGinn (knee) continue to be the only absentees for the 5.15pm kick-off. Clint Hill is expected to make his Nottingham Forest debut. Hill, who can play at centre-half or left-back, has been brought in on a 93-day emergency loan from QPR following a serious injury to Chris Cohen. Midfielder Cohen, who has started the season as a full-back, faces around a year out after suffering knee ligament damage during the home defeat to East Midlands rivals Derby last weekend. Hill is likely to replace him in the starting XI at left-back. Cohen joins midfielders George Boateng (ankle) and Paul Anderson (hamstring) and forwards Garath McCleary and Dexter Blackstock (both knee) on the sidelines. Brendan Moloney, Lewis McGugan, Robbie Findley and Marcus Tudgay, who all came into the side for the Carling Cup defeat to Newcastle, will be hoping to have done enough in midweek to retain their places.

Formation:442Manager: Sean Dyche

Watford

Formation: 532Manager: Steve McClaren

Nottm Forest

  • Scott Loach
  • Lloyd Doyley
  • Martin Taylor
  • Adrian Mariappa
  • Carl Dickinson
  • John Eustace
  • Mark Yeates
  • Craig Forsyth
  • Jonathan Hogg
  • Marvin Sordell
  • Joe Garner
  • SUBS
  • Rene Gilmartin
  • Troy Deeney
  • Chris Iwelumo
  • David Mirfin
  • Sean Murray

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Match Report

Miller the hero for Forest Ishmael Miller was Nottingham Forest's matchwinner after pouncing on a defensive error to move Forest out of the npower Championship relegation zone following their 1-0 victory over Watford, who slipped to a third successive defeat. The former Manchester City and West Brom striker bagged his first goal for his new club on the hour to end Forest's own run of three successive defeats and ease the pressure on under-fire manager Steve McClaren. The visitors shaded a dull opening period, but had goalkeeper Lee Camp to thank for going in level at half-time. The Northern Ireland international`s work paid dividends too, as Miller delivered after the break. Forest had the first real chance to break the deadlock, when the recalled Lewis McGugan whipped in a rasping free-kick which debutant Clint Hill could only glance wide when in space after 12 minutes. In the 20th minute, Miller's attempt to find the marauding McGugan was just overhit as the visitor's dominance continued. With Watford struggling to create, Forest full-back Joel Lynch twice came close and perhaps should have scored at the second attempt. First, his volley from the left-hand side of the area was pushed around the post by Scott Loach and, from the following corner, Lynch headed wide with the goal at his mercy. Watford, who have now only won once at home in their last eight attempts, finally created a chance after 34 minutes only to be denied by a quality save from Camp. Marvin Sordell weaved his way into space and sent an inviting cross on to the head of Joe Garner, who could only watch on as Camp produced a brilliant reflex stop to tip the ball away from danger. McClaren's side were lucky not to concede when Watford began to play much better, probing football early in the second half. Five minutes after the interval, Craig Forsyth was played through, but could only scuff his shot against the legs of Camp, while the former Dundee man headed over minutes later. The most glaring miss came after 55 minutes when John Eustace delivered a pinpoint cross to Garner but his uncontrolled header flew wide. And it was Forest who went ahead on the hour mark thanks to some woeful Hornets defending. A goal kick launched upfield by Camp was left by the defence for Miller to get in behind and shin the ball past the onrushing Loach for his first league goal of the season. The hosts' best chance to equalise came after 75 minutes when Eustace appeared to give Martin Taylor a shout to leave Mark Yeates' corner, but then inexplicably failed to take the chance himself. Marcus Tudgay almost doubled the lead five minutes from time, and Eustace fired straight at Camp two minutes later as the visitors defended stoutly and held on.

Form Guide

    DLLDDW
  • Watford
  • VS
  • Nottm Forest
  • DLWDLL

Last Meetings

  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 0
  • Watford
  • 05/02/2011
  • Watford
  • 1 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 06/11/2010
  • Watford
  • 0 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 26/12/2009
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 4
  • Watford
  • 18/08/2009
  • Watford
  • 2 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 10/03/2009
  • Nottm Forest
  • 3 - 2
  • Watford
  • 23/08/2008

Top Scorers

Watford

  • M Yeates 2
  • J Eustace 1
  • M Taylor 1
  • C Forsyth 1
  • M Sordell 1

Nottm Forest

  • G Boateng 1
  • M Derbyshire 1
  • C Gunter 1
  • R Findley 1
  • R Majewski 1

Goals

Watford

    • Total goals 15
    • Goals per game 6
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 15
    • Goals per game 6
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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