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Nottingham Forest 1-0 Watford

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Watford

WITH THE help of Billy Davies` promotion-chasing Nottingham Forest Watford extended their winless run to four league and cup games, going down 1-0 at the City Ground on Saturday.

Defeats by Brighton and Hove Albion in the F.A Cup and high-fliers Cardiff City as well as a draw with Crystal Palace have seen the Hornet`s slip out the Play-Offs and into seventh place with a gap between themselves and Leeds United.

For Nottingham Forest, it was a sixth straight win though, collecting 25 of the last 27 available points.

The goal that made the difference came within a minute through former Sheffield Wednesday striker Marcus Tudgay.

With Marvin Sordell back from injury Andy Weimann dropped back down to the bench despite getting the Hornet`s goal against Crystal Palace the previous Tuesday.

Spurs loanee Andros Townsend also dropped back to the bench with Manchester United young gun Danny Drinkwater replacing him.

For Forest, skipper Paul McKenna came back into the side alongside Polish trickster, Radoslaw Majewski.

The first and only goal of the game came inside a minute from a hopeful lob down the left-hand flank towards Chris Cohen.

Stealing a march on the Hornet`s defender, Cohen pulled a low cross into the path of striker Rob Earnshaw who was allowed to turn and roll the ball into the path of striker partner Marcus Tudgay who fired past Loach into the bottom left-hand corner unerred.

Not the start the Goldenboys had in mind.

Provider Chris Cohen could`ve added a second when afforded the freedom of the Hornet`s half to try and pick out Scott Loach`s top right-hand corner but the midfielder`s curling effort was tipped over by the England under 21 stopper.

Danny Graham was denied by a great save from home 'keeper Lee Camp whilst Malky Mackay bemoaned tw 'stone wall` penalty decisions to go against his side however the BBC saw fit to show none of these incidents on The Football League Show as they weren`t in keeping with the Nottingham Forest love-in.

Never mind eh? We don`t want impartiality for our television licence.

Full Time 1-0

It`s a busy rest of February for Watford who face Burnley on Saturday at the Vic` before playing host to Preston North End 36 hours later in a re-arrganged clash.

Nottingham Forest Starting XI: Camp; Gunter, Morgan, Chambers, Konchesky; Anderson, McKenna (c), Majewski, Cohen; Earnshaw and Tudgay.

Watford Starting XI: Loach; Hodson, Mariapa, Taylor, Doyley; Eustace (c); Drinkwater, McGinn, Buckley; Sordell and Graham.

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Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Monday February 7 2011
Time: 12:19PM

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