Nottingham Forest steals a 2-1 win against Sheffield United. HIGHLIGHTS

SHEFFIELD. Nottingham Forest overcame Sheffield United to win 2-1. A goal from S. Berge was decisive in the 90min.

Nottingham Forest steals a 2-1 win against Sheffield United. HIGHLIGHTS

SHEFFIELD. Nottingham Forest defeated Sheffield United to win 2-1. A goal from S. Berge was decisive in the 90min. It was Nottingham Forest to strike first with a goal of J. Colback at the 10′. Then B. Johnson scored again for Nottingham Forest in the 71′ minute. Eventually, S. Berge reduced the distance for Sheffield United (90′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Sheffield United was vastly better in terms of ball possession (61%).​

The match was played at the Bramall Lane stadium in Sheffield on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Andre Marriner who had the assistance of Simon Long and Richard West. The 4th official was Kevin Friend. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 21.7 degrees Celsius or 71.11 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 46%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 61 Ball Possession 39
Shots
  • 15 Total 18
  • 2 On Target 8
  • 13 Off Target 10
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 119 Attack 75
  • 63 Dangerous attack 49
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 14 Free Kicks 12
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 11 Total 13
  • 4 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Sheffield United was in firm control of the ball 61% while Nottingham Forest was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Sheffield United was more pushing with 63 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyway, Nottingham Forest succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Sheffield United shot 15 times, 2 on target, 13 off target. Talking about the opposition, Nottingham Forest shot 18 times, 8 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Sheffield United received 4 yellow cards (J. Fleck, J. Robinson, O. Norwood and G. Baldock). Regarding the opposition, Nottingham Forest received 3 yellow cards (J. Worrall, P. Zinckernagel and D. Spence).

Match Timeline

10'
J. Colback(goal)
J. Fleck- Yellow
29'
34'
J. Worrall- Yellow
43'
P. Zinckernagel- Yellow
J. Robinson- Yellow
44'
44'
D. Spence- Yellow
O. Norwood- Yellow
53'
69'
J. Lolley- sub ->P. Zinckernagel
G. Baldock- sub ->O. Norwood
69'
71'
B. Johnson(goal)
77'
K. Davis- sub ->S. Surridge
D. Jebbison- sub ->B. Osborn
82'
R. Norrington-Davies- sub ->E. Stevens
89'
S. Berge(goal)M. Gibbs-White
90'
90'
A. Mighten- sub ->B. Johnson
G. Baldock- Yellow
90'

Standings

After this contest, Sheffield United will stay with 75 points like Luton Town to remain in the 5th place. On the other side, Nottingham Forest will have 80 points to hold in the 4th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Sheffield United will play away against Nottingham Forest on the 17th of May with a 4-4 head to head stats.

Nottingham Forest will host Sheffield United on the 17th of May with a 4-4 head to head statistic.

Sheffield United – Formation

Sheffield United adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Paul Heckingbottom decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Sheffield United made 3 changes: O. Norwood for G. Baldock (69′), B. Osborn for D. Jebbison (82′) and E. Stevens for R. Norrington-Davies (89′).

Nottingham Forest – Formation

Also Nottingham Forest adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

Steve Cooper played with: .

Substitutions

Nottingham Forest made 3 changes: P. Zinckernagel for J. Lolley (69′), S. Surridge for K. Davis (77′) and B. Johnson for A. Mighten (90′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship.​