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Nottingham Forest V Birmingham City

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English Football League - Championship

Nottingham Forest

  • Lolley (15)
  • Grabban (22)
  • Dawson (65)
3 - 0

Birmingham City

The City Ground

Live Commentary

Match ends, Nottingham Forest 3, Birmingham City 0.

Second Half ends, Nottingham Forest 3, Birmingham City 0.

90'

Foul by David Davis (Birmingham City).

90'

Joe Lolley (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90'

Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90'

Foul by Rafa Mir (Nottingham Forest).

89'

Attempt blocked. Joe Lolley (Nottingham Forest) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

89'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Steve Seddon replaces Daniel Crowley.

88'

Foul by Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City).

88'

Matthew Cash (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

87'

Attempt missed. Albert Adomah (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jack Robinson.

80'

Attempt missed. Rafa Mir (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Lewis Grabban with a cross.

78'

Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Rafa Mir replaces Sammy Ameobi.

73'

Attempt missed. Lewis Grabban (Nottingham Forest) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Albert Adomah with a cross.

72'

Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Albert Adomah replaces Samba Sow.

70'

Attempt missed. Sammy Ameobi (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

69'

Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Maxime Colin with a cross.

68'

Attempt missed. Samba Sow (Nottingham Forest) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Joe Lolley with a cross.

67'

Foul by Álvaro Giménez (Birmingham City).

67'

Ben Watson (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

66'

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).

66'

Matthew Cash (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

66'

Álvaro Giménez (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

66'

Foul by Tiago Silva (Nottingham Forest).

65'

Attempt saved. Joe Lolley (Nottingham Forest) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Robinson.

64'

Goal

Goal! Nottingham Forest 3, Birmingham City 0. Michael Dawson (Nottingham Forest) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Tiago Silva with a cross following a corner.

63'

Corner, Nottingham Forest. Conceded by Marc Roberts.

63'

Attempt blocked. Jack Robinson (Nottingham Forest) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

62'

Booking

Álvaro Giménez (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

61'

Foul by Álvaro Giménez (Birmingham City).

61'

Tiago Silva (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick on the right wing.

61'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Ben Watson.

61'

Attempt blocked. Fran Villalba (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Crowley.

59'

Foul by Tiago Silva (Nottingham Forest).

59'

Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

59'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Álvaro Giménez replaces Gary Gardner.

59'

Attempt missed. Joe Lolley (Nottingham Forest) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Tiago Silva.

56'

Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Tiago Silva replaces Alfa Semedo.

55'

Daniel Crowley (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

55'

Foul by Sammy Ameobi (Nottingham Forest).

52'

Foul by Samba Sow (Nottingham Forest).

52'

Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

48'

Attempt saved. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Daniel Crowley with a cross.

48'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Matthew Cash.

46'

Offside, Nottingham Forest. Matthew Cash tries a through ball, but Lewis Grabban is caught offside.

Second Half begins Nottingham Forest 2, Birmingham City 0.

First Half ends, Nottingham Forest 2, Birmingham City 0.

45'

Foul by Alfa Semedo (Nottingham Forest).

45'

Fran Villalba (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

44'

Michael Dawson (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

44'

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).

40'

Foul by Alfa Semedo (Nottingham Forest).

40'

Fran Villalba (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

36'

Attempt missed. Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by David Davis.

32'

Sammy Ameobi (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

32'

Foul by Maxime Colin (Birmingham City).

30'

Foul by Sammy Ameobi (Nottingham Forest).

30'

Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

29'

Attempt missed. Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

29'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Joe Worrall.

28'

Attempt missed. Daniel Crowley (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Maxime Colin.

26'

Corner, Nottingham Forest. Conceded by Lee Camp.

26'

Attempt saved. Sammy Ameobi (Nottingham Forest) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ben Watson.

25'

Offside, Nottingham Forest. Alfa Semedo tries a through ball, but Lewis Grabban is caught offside.

21'

Goal

Goal! Nottingham Forest 2, Birmingham City 0. Lewis Grabban (Nottingham Forest) header from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Joe Lolley with a cross.

19'

Michael Dawson (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

19'

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City).

14'

Goal

Goal! Nottingham Forest 1, Birmingham City 0. Joe Lolley (Nottingham Forest) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ben Watson following a set piece situation.

14'

Booking

Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

14'

Jack Robinson (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

14'

Foul by Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City).

13'

Samba Sow (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick on the right wing.

13'

Foul by David Davis (Birmingham City).

10'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Michael Dawson.

10'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Joe Worrall.

10'

Attempt missed. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right. Assisted by Gary Gardner.

8'

Offside, Nottingham Forest. Ben Watson tries a through ball, but Samba Sow is caught offside.

5'

Corner, Nottingham Forest. Conceded by Harlee Dean.

5'

Attempt blocked. Alfa Semedo (Nottingham Forest) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Matthew Cash with a cross.

3'

Attempt missed. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Fran Villalba with a cross.

2'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Jack Robinson.

2'

Attempt blocked. Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Crowley.

First Half begins.

Team Line-ups

Nottingham Forest

# Player
49 Arijanet Muric
4 Joe Worrall
11 Matthew Cash
18 Jack Robinson
20 Michael Dawson
19 Sammy Ameobi Rafael Mir Vicente 79'
21 Samba Sow Albert Adomah 73'
17 Alfa Semedo Esteves Tiago Rafael Maia Silva 57'
8 Ben Watson
23 Joe Lolley
7 Lewis Grabban

Substitutes

# Player
16 Carl Jenkinson
14 Rafael Mir Vicente
28 Tiago Rafael Maia Silva
3 Tobias Pereira Figueiredo
2 Yuri Oliveira Ribeiro
30 Brice Samba
37 Albert Adomah

Birmingham City

# Player
1 Lee Camp
12 Harlee Dean
4 Marc Roberts
3 Kristian Pedersen
5 Maxime Colin
17 Francisco José Villalba Rodrigo
34 Ivan Sunjic
26 David Davis
20 Gary Gardner Álvaro Giménez 60'
10 Lukas Jutkiewicz
7 Daniel Crowley Steve Seddon 90'

Substitutes

# Player
42 Steve Seddon
24 Álvaro Giménez
13 David Stockdale
21 Agustín Medina Delgado
14 Jake Clarke-Salter
2 Wes Harding
8 Craig Gardner

Head to Head Stats

Possession (%)

47%
53%

Shots

14
9

Shots on target

5
2

Corners

3
6

Fouls

8
10

Saves

2
2