Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United: Championship playoff semi-final, second leg – reside! | Championship

108 minutes First change for Blades, Osborn changing the terrific Baldock. Meantime, Foderingham is down, then Heckingbottom sends on Hourihane for Fleck.

107 minutes And now it is Spence down the correct, his cross a good one however a bit excessive, forcing Johnson to leap right into a volley that Foderingham saves.

106 minutes Lolley bursts by means of midfield! He is obtained Johnson to his proper, Davis to his left, and picks the previous, however the ball’s just a little behind him, so he cannot reduce inside and head for aim, so as a substitute he crosses low, and Lolley slips as he shoots, his effort dribbling into Foderingham’s dive.

106 minutes Right here we go! That is sapping me, and I’ve no canine within the struggle.

Half-time in additional time: Nottingham Forest (3) 1-2 (3) Sheffield United

The whistle goes with Forest getting ready to take a nook, which does not amuse them. However there’s not masses occurring right here now – it is ridiculously tense.

105 minutes Within the final quarter-hour of regular time, Davis seemed likeliest to settle issues, however he is barely had a kick since then.

104 minutes Ndiaye is changing into more and more influential, pulling left and crossing low, however Samba is there to gather.

102 minutes This is Garner once more discovering Colback and accepting Diaye’s foul; Diaye is booked, and Garner’s free-kick is a poor, floaty affair directed in the direction of the again publish. It involves nothing.

101 minutes It is a bizarre factor to say, however Garner is coming into this just a little—maybe as a result of it is slowed down. Although he is obtained skill on the ball, there are doubts about him bodily – is he fast sufficient or sturdy sufficient? – and nothing we have seen tonight suggests that he’s.

100 minutes It is gone a bit quiet; you can reduce the ambiance with an atmosphere-cutter.

98 minutes …however when the ball comes deep to the again publish, Robinson, who’s so good at making first contact, can solely ship a diving header behind.

97 minutes Now it is Blades’ flip, Baldock, who’s been wonderful, trying to get outdoors McKenna and profitable a nook…

96 minutes And this is Johnson down that proper flank, curling a good ball to the close to publish that Davis assaults. However he can solely poke at it, and Foderingham saves simply sufficient – however these two look Forest’s most probably path to a winner.

95 minutes It is uncommon you see a good additional time – Brazil v France on the 1986 World Cup, Italy v Germany in 2006 – however the best way the 90 completed offers me some hope.

94 minutes Lolley finds Spence down the correct of the field, however Fleck sticks with him effectively and forces him to test, whereupon he cannot pick a purple shirt.

92 minutes One other channel ball, this time from Baldock, and Ndiaye is on the top of it! The angle is fairly tight, however he applies laces to ball with first rate energy, however sends the shot straight at Samba.

92 minutes In co-comms, Don Goodman notes that Johnson and Spence have not been concerned sufficient, and he is proper. I do not suppose it is their fault although, their midfield have not been in a position to get them on the ball.

91 minutes And Norwood has a dip from midway. It goes extensive.

91 minutes We go once more!

What an effort from each groups. Blades particularly, who did brilliantly to carry it down when the tie seemed near over, however Forest have additionally performed their half over two life-curtailing legs. I’ve not a clue what is going on to occur subsequent, however it should be immense.

Full-time: Nottingham Forest (3) 1-2 (3) Sheffield United

One other 30! Do not thoughts if we do!

90+2 minutes They do! Brennan units them away and Davis holds up, teeing up Garner outdoors the field. He opens his physique wanting to attract one into the far nook … however somebody stands proud a head and sends the ball behind! That’s good defending, whoever it was!

90+1 min A lull as Samba waits to take a goalkick, and do Forest have yet one more likelihood in them?

90 minutes There will be two further minutes, and Worrall begins them by hacking down Norrington-Davies when he sticks the ball into area and runs. He is booked, and Blades have ball to stay into the field … which Prepare dinner thunks clear.

90 minutes I really feel for the gamers, however one other thirty of this? Sure mates!

89 minutes That is horrible, determined, wild stuff now. If it carries on like this, we may see one other a number of targets.

88 minutes Neither facet need additional time, and this is Berge, more and more influential, clipping a low cross for Gibbs-White … that Prepare dinner clears.

87 minutes Forest are the higher facet now – Davis has made a large distinction, and when he nicks it away from Egan, simply outdoors the field, a taking pictures lane seems … however Robinson instantly closes it, hurling his physique right into a block.

85 minutes Davies has made a distinction, and once more he finds area down the left, reducing again for Lolley, whose shot is deflected behind. Garner’s nook picks out Worrall, however his header flies excessive.

84 minutes What value Forest tonight is that poor begin to the second half – that allowed Blades again into the tie, when had they been stored out for a bit longer, they’d have felt it slipping away. However you have to hand it to Heckingbottom and his crew – they have been by far the higher crew tonight, and stored at it when issues went in opposition to them.

83 minutes It is some time since we have seen Johnson. Forest’s midfielders simply cannot get on the ball, and consequently cannot get him on the ball.

81 minutes Garner goes close to publish, however working in the direction of it, Worrall can solely jab behind. That is horrendously, wondrously tense.

80 minutes Davis takes a run down the inside-left channel, hits the road, hoists a cross, and Robinson panics, heading when Foderingham may’ve collected. Finally, the ball goes behind, and Forest have a nook…

79 minutes Finally, Forest get the ball away, however Blades are over them like low-cost boiler go well with, scenting a well-known win. Can they discover a winner?

79 minutes Forest are rocking! One other channel ball sees Gibbs-White worrying McKenna, who panics, trying to discover Samba however as a substitute sending it simply extensive!

77 minutes Gibbs-White hath had a effective sport, and he drops deep, outdoors the field and proper of centre, then feeds a beautiful move into area and in behind! Ndiaye is there! However, underneath stress, he simply permits the ball to hit his foot and it goes extensive.

76 minutes Forest ship on Davies for Surridge, and can now be fearing defeat!

GOAL! Nottingham Forest (3) 1-2 (3) Sheffield United (Blot 75)

OH MY DAYS! Baldock does brilliantly, pulling proper. He is obtained area in behind Colback to assault, so when he tries a chop inside, it seems to be like the chance has gone. However no! He drives outdoors, diddling his man a second time, heads in the direction of the road, crosses low, AND FLECK TAPS HOME! WHAT A COMEBACK! AND WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN NOW?!

John Fleck levels the tie on aggregate.
John Fleck ranges the tie on mixture. Photographer: Anna Gowthorpe/REX/Shutterstock

73 minutes However truly, it is Forest readying one other sub, Keinan Davis getting his prime on. He’ll exchange Surridge, I think about, at that appears a wise change, as a result of the extra determined blades get, the more room there will be for him to assault.

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