The 32nd Match Day of the English Premier League saw an intense battle between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. The game started off with Diogo Jota from Liverpool scoring in the 47th minute, giving them a 1-0 lead. However, Nottingham Forest wouldn’t give up that easily and N. Williams leveled things up in the 51st minute with a goal of his own. But it wasn’t enough as Diogo Jota scored again for Liverpool in the 55th minute to make it 2-1. It looked like they’d be heading for victory until M. Gibbs-White came to Nottingham Forest’s rescue by scoring an equalizer in the 67th minute, making it 2-2. In what became an even more thrilling finish, M Salah managed to put one more past Nottingham Forest’s defense at 70 minutes and secure a final score of 3-2 for Liverpool!
Alisson (rating 6.7)
Keylor Navas (rating 5.9)
D. Nunez (C. Gakpo, 60)
J. Worrall (S. McKenna, 30)
The stats from the Liverpool vs Nottingham Forest match showed that Liverpool had a clear dominance in terms of ball possession, with 81% to Forest’s 19%. In terms of shots, Liverpool made 18 on target and 6 on goal. Diogo Jota was the most active player for them in this regard. Nottingham Forest managed 11 shots on target and 5 on goal, with Morgan Gibbs-White having the best hit rate for them.
Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool had a 96% pass accuracy in 89 passes, while Danilo of Nottingham Forest had 78% accuracy with 14 passes. Andrew Robertson of Liverpool made 5 key passes and Morgan Gibbs-White from Nottingham Forest made 2. Van Dijk and Robertson’s performances helped the Reds dominate possession, while Danilo and Gibbs-White were unable to make an impact for Nottingham Forest.
Liverpool and Nottingham Forest have had very different defensive performances this season. Liverpool have managed to intercept the ball only 5 times, with Ibrahima Konaté leading the way with 2 interceptions. On the other hand, Nottingham Forest have intercepted the ball 12 times, with Moussa Niakhaté having a standout performance in this regard as he has made 5 interceptions. When it comes to tackling, Liverpool are yet to make any tackles while Nottingham Forest have managed 6 tackles and Moussa Niakhaté leading from the front once again making 3 tackles.
The rivalry between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest is on full display in their latest match. The players have been fiercely competing for the ball, and it’s clear who the leaders of their respective teams are. Ibrahima Konaté of Liverpool has emerged victorious in 8 face-to-face fights for the ball, while Felipe of Nottingham Forest is not far behind with 10. It will be interesting to see who comes out on top at the end of this exciting match!
- N. Williams (Nottingham Forest) at 83 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Liverpool – WWDDL
- Nottingham Forest – LLLLD
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (32, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (23, Tottenham)
- Ivan Toney (18, Brentford)
- Mohamed Salah (16, Liverpool)
- Marcus Rashford (15, Manchester United)
- Liverpool will play with West Ham. April 26 at 18:45 (UTC), on London Stadium.
- Nottingham Forest will play with Brighton. April 26 at 18:30 (UTC), on The City Ground.