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        Bees had taken the lead at the City Ground...

        10-men Forest earn point at home to Brentford

        2023/10/01 16:25

        Nottingham Forest came from behind to equalise with ten men thanks to Nicolás Domínguez’s looping header.

        As expected, it was a close game at the City Ground and one that truly came alive in the second half.

        The first game-changing moment of the match came ten minutes into the second half when Moussa Niakhaté was awarded a second yellow card for his foul on Yoane Wissa.

        The Forest man’s foot was up as he caught the back of Wissa’s leg in a foul that could have been given as a straight red card had Niakhaté not already been awarded his second yellow.

        To make matters worse for Steve Cooper’s team, Brentford scored from the resulting free-kick. Mathias Jensen's delivery from the right was converted by Christian Norgaard. 

        The goal was given be the onfield officials and survived a lengthy offside consultation by the VAR monitor that ruled in the Bees’ favour.

        Despite that double blow, Forest responded well and equalised in the 65th minute when Harry Toffolo’s ball was met by the head of Domínguez with the ball arcing over goalkeeper Mark Flekken. It was a big goal for Forest and a great way for the Argentinian to mark his first game in front of the home fans.

        Brentford had chances to go ahead and were given plenty of extra time to do with 13 minutes added on.

        Forest did have to ride their look somewhat with Willy Boly needing to make some vital blocks while Murillo managed a goal-line clearance without really knowing much about it.

        It’s a result that Forest will be happy with considering their inferior numbers while Brentford will feel like they missed the chance to pick up all three points on the road.

        xG: Nottingham Forest (0.53) 1-1 (1.83) Brentford

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        2023-10-01 17h33m by banderson1976
        Still, Nottingham Forest dug deep and with ten men kept plugging away until Nicolás Domínguez levelled matters with a looping header from a corner.

        What a fightback from the Reds! Always proud to back my boys!
        2023-10-01 17h24m by hturnerford
        However, Forest were not to be denied and equalised in the final minute of normal time.

        Nicolás Domínguez’s looping header from a corner kick found the back of the net to rescue a well-deserved point for the home side.

        What a thrilling finish! Forest fought hard with 10 men to snatch a point at the death - great character from
        2023-10-01 17h08m by eyoungs8
        That goal was cancelled out in the 89th minute when Nicolás Domínguez’s looping header found the back of the net to equalise the scores.

        What a fightback from Forest! Even with ten men, they managed to keep their heads up and fight for the result.
        2023-10-01 16h57m by a_12_shawcross
        However, Forest were not to be denied and Nicolás Domínguez found the back of the net with a great looping header in the dying minutes of the game to reclaim a point for the Reds.
        Wow! What a match! Amazing to see Forest come back from behind and with 10 men! Come on you Reds!
        2023-10-01 16h48m by omitchellsonjones
        Nottingham Forest responded well and just seven minutes later they had equalised thanks to Nicolás Domínguez’s looping header.

        What a comeback by Nottingham Forest even with ten men! Domínguez's looping header is the stuff of dreams, Forest fans will be thrilled.
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