Taiwo Awoniyi MOTM as Nottingham Forest hold Chelsea to home draw

Taiwo Awoniyi MOTM as Nottingham Forest hold Chelsea to home draw

Nottingham Forest came from behind to hold Chelsea to a thrilling 1-1 draw during their English Premier League game at the City Ground on Sunday evening.Taiwo Awoniyi MOTM as Nottingham Forest hold Chelsea to home draw

Early in the first half of the game, in the 16th minute, Raheem Sterling scored Chelsea’s first goal by smashing a thunder strike into the Nottingham Forest net.

Wily Boly’s back-heel kick had hit the goalpost crossbar but rebounded into the 18-yard box for Sterling, who colly slot in home.

After exerting consistent attacking pressure in the second half of the game, Nottingham Forest was rewarded with a corner kick in the 63rd minute.

The corner was headed by Chelsea’s Kai Havertz, but the ball later dropped to a Nottingham Forest player’s feet, where it was picked up by the roving Serge Aurier, who made quick work in scoring the equaliser for Nottingham Forest.

Following the 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest, Chelsea is now tied with Fulham, who are presently seventh on the table after 17 games, with 25 points after 16 League games played by the squad.

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The next game for Chelsea is on Thursday at home against Manchester City. The following game for Forest is on Wednesday at Southampton away from home.

Meanwhile, Super Eagles forward – Taiwo Awoniyi was voted as Player of the Match after putting in a good performance to help Nottingham Forest earn a draw against the Blues.

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