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Nottingham Forest 1-1 Bournemouth

Bournemouth winger Marc Pugh

Marc Pugh scored an equaliser in stoppage time to earn Bournemouth a dramatic draw at Nottingham Forest.

Henri Lansbury opened the scoring for Forest seven minutes before half-time with a spectacular 30-yard drive.

But Darius Henderson, who had an effort disallowed, and Simon Cox both wasted chances to kill the game for the hosts.

And in the first minute of added time, Tokelo Rantie set up Pugh, who found the corner from just outside the area to snatch a point for the Cherries.

Lansbury and Cox passed up early chances to open the score for Forest, whose manager Billy Davies was handed a four-year contract extension on Friday.

Djamel Abdoun's effort was saved well by Bournemouth's on-loan West Ham keeper Stephen Henderson, who was then stretchered off after only 13 minutes with what appeared to be a shoulder injury.

But Lansbury found the top corner from long range to put Billy Davies' side ahead at the break, with Bournemouth top scorer Lewis Grabban hitting the post in first-half added time.

In the second half, Cox was denied by substitute keeper Ryan Allsop, while Forest striker Henderson failed to hit the target after beating the offside trap.

When Henderson did find the net with a header, the effort was ruled out for a push by referee Phil Gibbs.

With time running out, Pugh squeezed in his third goal of the season past Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow, who had earlier twice denied South Africa striker Rantie.

It meant Bournemouth kept up their record of scoring in every league game this term.

Nottingham Forest manager Billy Davies:

"We are very frustrated. We had so many chances, I think there were 20 overall, but the opposition worked hard and credit to them.

"I am confident these strikers can get the goals. The lesson is to be clinical."

Eddie Howe

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Post-match: Bournemouth boss Howe

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe:

"I am proud, we did not underestimate Forest. The way they play is excellent, they are a good side and for us to get anything here will hopefully be a big moment for us.

"They did not take their chances, but we were able to take ours.

"We are a good side, we are adapting to this level. We can take huge confidence from this."

Line-ups

Nottm Forest

  • 1DarlowBooked at 90mins
  • 18Jara
  • 8Cohen
  • 11Reid
  • 25HobbsBooked at 89mins
  • 5CollinsSubstituted forWilsonat 45+6'minutes
  • 31CoxBooked at 70minsSubstituted forDerbyshireat 73'minutes
  • 10LansburyBooked at 81mins
  • 9Henderson
  • 28MajewskiSubstituted forMackieat 64'minutes
  • 39Abdoun

Substitutes

  • 3Harding
  • 12Mackie
  • 15Halford
  • 21Paterson
  • 22Wilson
  • 27Derbyshire
  • 29de Vries

Bournemouth

  • 35HendersonSubstituted forAllsopat 13'minutes
  • 2Francis
  • 14HarteSubstituted forDanielsat 45'minutes
  • 8Arter
  • 3Cook
  • 22Ward
  • 7PughBooked at 90mins
  • 31CollisonBooked at 52mins
  • 28Rantie
  • 9Grabban
  • 4SurmanSubstituted forPitmanat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Allsop
  • 5Elphick
  • 10Pitman
  • 11Daniels
  • 15Thomas
  • 16MacDonald
  • 32O'Kane
Referee:
Phil Gibbs
Attendance:
28,070

Match Stats

Home TeamNottm ForestAway TeamBournemouth
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home21
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home10
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Nottingham Forest 1, Bournemouth 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nottingham Forest 1, Bournemouth 1.

Attempt missed. Jamie Mackie (Nottingham Forest) header from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Harry Arter (Bournemouth) right footed shot from long range on the left is too high.

Foul by Darius Henderson (Nottingham Forest).

Steve Cook (Bournemouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Djamel Abdoun (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Henri Lansbury.

Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Allsop (Bournemouth).

Attempt saved. Jamie Mackie (Nottingham Forest) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Reid with a cross.

Goal!

Goal! Nottingham Forest 1, Bournemouth 1. Marc Pugh (Bournemouth) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

Offside, Nottingham Forest. Chris Cohen tries a through ball, but Djamel Abdoun is caught offside.

Booking

Karl Darlow (Nottingham Forest) is shown the yellow card.

Matt Derbyshire (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Simon Francis (Bournemouth).

Booking

Jack Hobbs (Nottingham Forest) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jack Hobbs (Nottingham Forest).

Harry Arter (Bournemouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Harry Arter (Bournemouth) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Tokelo Rantie.

Foul by Gonzalo Jara (Nottingham Forest).

Marc Pugh (Bournemouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Chris Cohen (Nottingham Forest).

Simon Francis (Bournemouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jamie Mackie (Nottingham Forest) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Djamel Abdoun with a cross.

Chris Cohen (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tokelo Rantie (Bournemouth).

Attempt missed. Brett Pitman (Bournemouth) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Hand ball by Andy Reid (Nottingham Forest).

Booking

Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest).

Brett Pitman (Bournemouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Lewis Grabban (Bournemouth) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Tokelo Rantie.

Offside, Nottingham Forest. Andy Reid tries a through ball, but Darius Henderson is caught offside.

Offside, Bournemouth. Tokelo Rantie tries a through ball, but Marc Pugh is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Brett Pitman (Bournemouth) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Charlie Daniels with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Bournemouth. Conceded by Chris Cohen.

Substitution

Substitution, Bournemouth. Brett Pitman replaces Andrew Surman.

Substitution

Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Matt Derbyshire replaces Simon Cox.

Attempt blocked. Simon Cox (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Chris Cohen.

Attempt missed. Djamel Abdoun (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Henri Lansbury.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Burnley129211529
2QPR118301027
3Leicester12822726
4Nottm Forest12651823
5Blackpool12651523
6Reading12642822
7Watford126331021
8Derby12534418
9Bournemouth12525-617
10Blackburn12435315
11Ipswich12435215
12Wigan10424314
13Huddersfield12354214
14Brighton12354-114
15Leeds11425-314
16Middlesbrough12264-212
17Doncaster11335-512
18Millwall12336-1112
19Birmingham11317-210
20Charlton11245-510
21Bolton12165-99
22Barnsley12228-158
23Sheff Wed11074-67
24Yeovil12138-126
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