Nottingham Forest 1-0 Liverpool: Taiwo Awoniyi’s strike kickstart the host’s season
Nottingham Forest secured a famous victory as lackluster below-par Liverpool were beaten at City Ground.
Steve Cooper’s side were in poor form as they failed to secure a win in the last 9 games in the league, but the hosts showed their meatal against a top team and battled to secure a huge victory that can ignite their survival mission in the Premier League.
Nottingham’s victory came courtesy of Taiwo Awoniyi’s 55th-minute strike, after following Steve Cook shoot that came straight back from the post towards Forest’s striker who scored with ease from six yards.
Nottingham Forest’s goalkeeper Dean Henderson made two important late saves from Alexander-Arnold and a vital one from a free header by Virgil van Dijk.
It’s a victory that moves the hosts to the 19th position with 9 points, the same tally of 3 other teams Wolves, Aston Villa and Leeds.
Liverpool stopped in their tracks after back-to-back wins in the last to match weeks against Westham and Manchester City, which means the team is still in the seventh position with 16 points.
City Ground curse
With this loss, Liverpool Kept their poor record at City Ground as they have never won in six Premier League away games against Nottingham Forest.
the City Ground is the only ground the Reds have played at more than once in the competition and never won.