NOTTINGHAM. Nottingham Forest tops Leicester City 2-0 after B. Johnson scores 2 goals.
The match was played at the The City Ground stadium in Nottingham on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney who had the assistance of Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies. The 4th official was Samuel Barrott. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 5.8 degrees Celsius or 42.35 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.
Leicester City was in firm control of the ball 61% while Nottingham Forest was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Leicester City had a more offensive attitude with 46 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 1 were on target. Even so, Nottingham Forest was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Nottingham Forest shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Leicester City shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
Nottingham Forest received 1 yellow card (B. Johnson). Talking about the opposition, Leicester City received 2 yellow cards (Youri Tielemans and Daniel Amartey).
After this match, Nottingham Forest will have 20 points to drop in the 13th place. Regarding the opposition, Leicester City will stay with 17 points like Leeds United and Nottingham Forest to soar in the 15th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Nottingham Forest will play away with Crystal Palace on the 28th of May with a 7-2 head to head record in favor of Nottingham Forest (3 draws).
Leicester City will host West Ham United on the 28th of May with a 7-7 head to head statistic.
Nottingham Forest – Formation
Nottingham Forest started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
The manager Steve Cooper decided to play with the following team: Dean Henderson, Serge Aurier , Joe Worrall , Scott McKenna , Renan Lodi , Ryan Yates , Remo Freuler , Orel Mangala , Gustavo Scarpa , Brennan Johnson and Morgan Gibbs-White .
The home team had on the bench: Sam Surridge, Neco Williams, Emmanuel Dennis, Harry Toffolo, Steve Cook, Jack Colback , Alex Mighten, Lewis O’Brien and Wayne Hennessey.
Nottingham Forest made 4 changes: Ryan Yates for Jack Colback (46′), Gustavo Scarpa for Sam Surridge (55′), Orel Mangala for Lewis O’Brien (70′) and B. Johnson for Neco Williams (86′).
Best player: Morgan Gibbs-White
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Nottingham Forest was Morgan Gibbs-White even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 28 passes (71% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 6 crosses.
Leicester City – Formation
Leicester City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Brendan Rodgers played with: Danny Ward, Timothy Castagne , Daniel Amartey , Wout Faes , Luke Thomas , Wilfred Ndidi , Nampalys Mendy , Marc Albrighton , Youri Tielemans , Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy .
They had on the bench: Sammy Braybrooke, Çağlar Söyüncü, Patson Daka, Kelechi Iheanacho, Daniel Iversen, Jannik Vestergaard, Kasey McAteer, Lewis Brunt and Dennis Praet .
Leicester City made 3 changes: Marc Albrighton for L. Brunt (68′), Nampalys Mendy for Dennis Praet (68′) and Marc Albrighton for Kelechi Iheanacho (68′).
Best player: Youri Tielemans
The most impressive player for Leicester City was Youri Tielemans.
His rating iswith 45 passes (71% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.