Nottingham Forest’s Chris Wood finds something extra to beat Blackpool

17 January 2024 22:40
It is easy to see why Nuno Espírito Santo does not like cup replays after his Nottingham Forest were pushed all the way for a place in the fourth round by League One Blackpool until Chris Wood’s 110th minute winner. It looked like a straightforward night by the beach for an hour but goals from Albie Morgan and substitute Kyle Joseph sent the match into extra time.Forest gave their £11m summer signing Andrew Omobamidele a debut, four and a half months after joining the club, proving the worth of having a seventh-choice centre‑back. It was a strong lineup put out by Nuno, who may not be keen on the concept of FA Cup replays but who knows the importance of rhythm for a team struggling in the Premier League, especially considering the fact they are facing a potential points deduction and need to maintain the momentum they have found under Steve Cooper’s successor. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian