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Southampton vs. Nottingham Forest final score, result (Premier League): a precious victory for Nottingham Forest

Southampton vs. Nottingham Forest final score, result (Premier League Round 19): With a crucial 1-0 win over bottom-place Southampton, Nottingham Forest moved out of the Premier League's relegation zone.
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Southampton vs. Nottingham Forest Highlights

With their first away victory in the top flight this year, Forest increased their chances of making it through the season thanks to Taiwo Awoniyi's fifth goal of the campaign. For this reason, Nottingham Forest moved out of the bottom three of the Premier League, while Southampton dropped to the bottom of the table.

Southampton vs. Nottingham Forest Highlights

Southampton vs. Nottingham Forest Summary

Steve Cooper's resurgent team earned a vital victory on the south coast since they have now collected 11 points from the last 21 opportunities available after only managing six from the previous 33. Meanwhile, the Saints' worrisome losing streak, which now stands at six Premier League games, greatly contributed to their demise, making an already vulnerable situation more risky.

After another disappointing performance at St. Mary's, manager Nathan Jones, who has presided over four of those defeats, had little reason to believe he was about to embark on a successful survival mission. In the 27th minute, Nottingham Forest took the lead thanks to Taiwo Awoniyi, who earlier hit the crossbar through the impressive Brennan Johnson.

The team with the worst away record in the division traveled to Hampshire to face the team with the worst home record. The two-time European champions. Before the game began, an extravagant light show filled the stadium, and the excitement immediately spilled out onto the field as both teams missed fantastic opening opportunities.

Dean Henderson of Forest made a bad clearing, allowing the Saints' leading scorer, Adams, to be passed cleanly through by Kyle Walker-Peters. Adams then wasted time and space by skewing wastefully wide. The horrendous miss was a huge letdown for the guests, and with their first assault, they almost made things worse for the Saints.

After Awoniyi produced a low cross from the left, Johnson was unmarked when Ryan Yates' mishit shot fell to him, but Johnson's rising shot hit the goal frame. Southampton would not have a second chance because of their continued poor defense, which has been a defining characteristic of a disappointing season.

When Saints defender Lyanco hesitated and then carelessly gave up the ball near halfway, Johnson was able to break free and square for an easy goal from Awoniyi. During a tense second quarter, the home team had a ton of possession but failed to put Henderson to the test while looking vulnerable to counterattacks.

They were given an additional four minutes to search for a priceless leveler. But despite loud jeers coming from three sides of the stadium, Forest were more than comfortable and joyfully celebrated their first away top-flight victory since a 2-1 victory at Blackburn in May 1999.

Southampton vs. Nottingham Forest final score

 

1H

2H

Final

Southampton

0

0

0

Nottingham Forest

1

0

1

Goals

NOT - Taiwo Awoniyi 27’

Southampton vs. Nottingham Forest confirmed line-ups

Southampton: Bazunu, Lyanco, Kotchap, Salisu, Walker-Peters, Lavia, Ward-Prowse, Perraud, Elyounoussi, Mara, Adams.

Notingham Forest: Henderson, Aurier, Worrall, Boly, Renan Lodi, Yates, Freuler, Mangala, Johnson, Gibbs-White, Awoniyi.

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Premier League
Overall table PTS GP W D L GF GA +/-
1 Arsenal 50 19 16 2 1 45 16 29
2 Man City 45 20 14 3 3 53 20 33
3 Newcastle 39 20 10 9 1 33 11 22
4 Man Utd 39 20 12 3 5 32 25 7
5 Tottenham 36 21 11 3 7 40 31 9
6 Brighton 31 19 9 4 6 37 27 10
7 Fulham 31 21 9 4 8 32 30 2
8 Brentford 30 20 7 9 4 32 28 4
9 Liverpool 29 19 8 5 6 34 25 9
10 Chelsea 29 20 8 5 7 22 21 1
11 Aston Villa 28 20 8 4 8 23 27 -4
12 Crystal Palace 24 20 6 6 8 18 27 -9
13 Nottm Forest 21 20 5 6 9 16 35 -19
14 Leicester 18 20 5 3 12 28 35 -7
15 Leeds 18 19 4 6 9 26 33 -7
16 West Ham 18 20 5 3 12 17 25 -8
17 Wolverhampton 17 20 4 5 11 12 30 -18
18 Bournemouth 17 20 4 5 11 19 42 -23
19 Everton 15 20 3 6 11 15 28 -13
20 Southampton 15 20 4 3 13 17 35 -18