Sheffield Wednesday vs Nottingham Forest 0-1 Highlights Goal Video 2014 Championship
A first-half goal from Henri Lansbury has given Nottingham Forest a 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship this afternoon.
The home side tried to make a quick start as Liam Palmer sent a through-ball in for Stevie May, but Michael Mancienne was back to make the clearance for Forest.
Britt Assombalonga attempted to continue his goal-scoring run since joining Stuart Pearce’s side, but his drilled effort was tipped over by Karl Darlow.
The visitors managed to break the deadlock shortly before half time when Henri Lansbury headed in from a Michail Antonio cross.
Atdhe Nuhiu almost set up an equaliser a few minutes later, but Chris Maguire fired wide after picking the ball up from his teammate on the edge of the area.
The Owls pushed to get back on level terms early in the second half, and came close when May was picked out by Nuhiu, but his first touch was poor, allowing Darlow to make the save.
The home side continued to test the keeper when the Forest defenders failed to clear a corner, but Darlow held on to Maguire’s powerful finish.
Andy Reid tried to double the visitors’s advantage inside the final 20 minutes, but Kieran Lee was on hand to clear the danger.
Jamaal Lascelles came off the bench late on as Pearce sought to put the win beyond doubt, and he came close to adding a second goal on a couple of occasions, but he could not find the target.
Nuhiu almost secured a late equaliser for the home side when he curled the ball toward the Forest goal, but Darlow ensured that it went over, sealing the win for the visitors.
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