Watch official Nottingham Forest 2 Newcastle 1 video highlights here
Nottingham Forest 2 Newcastle 1 – Official video highlights
What a night, what a nightmare.
Whether you were at the City Ground, in the pub or watching at home, the black and white sense of injustice was palpable.
The referee was determined to take the starring role, whilst Henri Lansbury deserves ‘credit’ for his supporting role.
Take a second viewing below on all the key moments in the official highlights and decide for yourself whether Newcastle were cheated, or just unlucky…
Here are the stats from BBC Sport:
Forest 2 Newcastle 1
Red Cards: Shelvey 33, Dummett 45+2
Newcastle: Ritchie 45
Forest: Bendtner 52, Lascelles (OG) 86
Possession was Forest 52% Newcastle 48%
Total shots were Forest 17 Newcastle 6
Shots on target were Forest 9 Newcastle 3
Corners were Forest 6 Newcastle 1
Newcastle starting 11:
Darlow, Yedlin, Clark, Lascelles, Dummett, Hayden, Shelvey, Ritchie, Gouffran (Diame 77), Perez (Anita 46), Gayle (Mitrovic 87)
Sels, Mbemba, Atsu, Tiote
Referee: Steve Martin
Crowd: 21,317 (NUFC 2,002)
To read the instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to the Forest game go HERE.
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