Championship
HuddersfieldHuddersfield Town1Nottm ForestNottingham Forest1
By Gary SmeeBBC Sport
Emyr Huws
Emyr Huws began his professional career at Manchester City

Emyr Huws' late deflected strike earned a point for Huddersfield Town against Nottingham Forest.

The midfielder's 25-yard shot took a big deflection which saw it loop over keeper Dorus de Vries and bounce over the line via the crossbar.

Ryan Mendes put Forest ahead in the first half with a fine half-volley.

Forest's Chris Burke struck the post when clean through and Chris O'Grady's follow-up was cleared off the line, moments before the equaliser.

The draw means Dougie Freedman's Forest missed the chance to move into the Championship play-off places and remain mid-table with Chris Powell's Huddersfield.

After a decent start from the hosts, the first real piece of quality from the visitors led to the opening goal.

Cape Verde striker Mendes, on loan from Lille, reached Eric Lichaj's pinpoint header to send the ball high into the net from 12 yards.

Early in the second half, winger Harry Bunn came close to equalising for the hosts but his powerful half volley was headed behind by Kelvin Wilson.

In a game of few clear chances, Burke missed a glorious opportunity to secure victory for Forest when he was sent clear but his chipped effort bounced off the upright.

The rebound fell to on-loan striker O'Grady, but his goal-bound effort was brilliantly scrambled away by Martin Cranie.

With six minutes left, Huws gathered the ball outside the box and fired a crisp shot which struck Jack Hobbs and landed a foot over the line.

Mustapha Carayol
Huddersfield winger Mustapha Carayol impressed in the first half
Dorus de Vries
Forest keeper Dorus de Vries punches clear
Dougie Freedman
Dougie Freedman's Forest would have moved up to fifth in the Championship with victory

Line-ups

Huddersfield

  • 1Steer
  • 14CranieBooked at 28mins
  • 12Ward
  • 33Lynch
  • 3Davidson
  • 7ScannellSubstituted forLolleyat 80'minutes
  • 4Whitehead
  • 16Huws
  • 10CarayolSubstituted forWellsat 67'minutes
  • 17Bunn
  • 11Miller

Substitutes

  • 2Smith
  • 6Hogg
  • 18Lolley
  • 21Wells
  • 22Dempsey
  • 26Allinson
  • 36Bojaj

Nottm Forest

  • 1de Vries
  • 2LichajBooked at 12mins
  • 6Wilson
  • 25Hobbs
  • 31Pinillos
  • 4Mancienne
  • 19WardSubstituted forBurkeat 76'minutes
  • 10Lansbury
  • 24Vaughan
  • 15Mendes da GraçaSubstituted forWalkerat 83'minutes
  • 29O'Grady

Substitutes

  • 14Ebecilio
  • 17Oliveira
  • 20Williams
  • 23Blackstock
  • 26Evtimov
  • 27Burke
  • 34Walker
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
11,299

Match Stats

Home TeamHuddersfieldAway TeamNottm Forest
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home13
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Huddersfield Town 1, Nottingham Forest 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Huddersfield Town 1, Nottingham Forest 1.

  3. Post update

    Emyr Huws (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by David Vaughan (Nottingham Forest).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Joe Lolley (Huddersfield Town).

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Foul by Ishmael Miller (Huddersfield Town).

  8. Post update

    Kelvin Wilson (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Dean Whitehead (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Chris O'Grady (Nottingham Forest).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Ishmael Miller (Huddersfield Town).

  12. Post update

    Michael Mancienne (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Joel Lynch (Huddersfield Town).

  15. Post update

    Chris Burke (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Huddersfield Town 1, Nottingham Forest 1. Emyr Huws (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Harry Bunn.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Joe Lolley (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Martin Cranie.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Tyler Walker replaces Ryan Mendes.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Nottingham Forest. Dorus de Vries tries a through ball, but Chris O'Grady is caught offside.

  20. Post update

    Offside, Huddersfield Town. Emyr Huws tries a through ball, but Ishmael Miller is caught offside.

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