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Hull Of A Blow For Reds

01 Dec 2012 16:57:44

Hull Of A Blow For Reds

Nottingham Forest were beaten 2-1 at home on Saturday afternoon

The Tigers took the lead with 10 minutes remaining in the first-half as Robert Koren converted a penalty awarded against Simon Gillett.

Simon Cox's absence saw Billy Sharp named as a lone striker, supported by James Coppinger and it was Sharp who snapped up the second spot-kick of the game as he levelled the scores just before the break.

Penalties looked to be the only way through for either side but it was a defender, Paul McShane, who made the second-half breakthrough when he headed in Koren's cross.

Lewis McGugan and Dexter Blackstock entered the fray in a bid to save a point for the Reds, who produced a late flurry, but the majority of the 19,472 crowd went home disappointed.

Full match report to follow on Forest Mad.

Source: Forest MAD


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