Nottingham Forest – Liverpool football results: Paying for extravagance, hero 78 minutes (FA Cup)
(Nottingham Forest – Liverpool, FA Cup quarter-finals) Liverpool proved their bravery away from a tough opponent Nottingham Forest.
With a squad consisting of half of the staff who are regular players in the first team, Liverpool Overwhelming play right from the start. In the 14th minute, Tsimikas threatened the goal of Nottingham Forest with a “cannonball” that sent the ball close to the crossbar.
Jota’s only goal
In the 28th minute, Firmino created the best opportunity in the first half when facing the home team’s goalkeeper Horvath, but could not score. Alisson went through a leisurely half when all three situations of Nottingham Forest’s stoppage in the first 45 minutes did not bring the ball on target.
Early in the second half, Joe Gomez squandered a beautiful opportunity as his back-kick from outside the box remained under Horvath’s control. After more than an hour of play, the away team had a quality addition to the attack front with 4 changes: Luis Diaz, Minamino, Henderson and Thiago came on to replace Oxlade-Chamberlain, Elliott, Keita and Fabinho.
The pressure was increased by “The Kop” in the following minutes. In the 70th minute, Diaz fell in the Nottingham Forest penalty area but the referee did not cut the whistle. 76 minutes, Zinckernagel squandered Nottingham Forest’s best opportunity of the game when he shot wide from close range from a stretch on the right.
The home team must pay for this extravagant situation. Only 2 minutes later, from Tsimikas’s kick into the penalty area, Jota was there in time to cushion the ball and hit Horvath, opening the scoring.
The final minutes were tense as Nottingham Forest attacked in a way that had nothing to lose. In the 86th minute, the referee had to use VAR but Liverpool still escaped an 11m ball after a fall in the penalty area of Ryan Yates. The home team tried their best in 7 minutes of injury time but could not make a difference, accepting to stop the FA Cup game in the quarterfinals.
Final round: Nottingham Forest 0-1 Liverpool (1st half 0-0)
Liverpool: Jota 78′
Nottingham Forest: Horvath, Spence, Worrall, Figueiredo, Colback, Yates, Garner, Johnson, Lolley, Zinckernagel, Davis.
Liverpool: Alisson, Gomez, Konate, Van Dijk, Tsimikas, Fabinho, Keita, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Elliott, Jota, Firmino.
According to Minh Duc (Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Magazine)
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