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Nottingham Forest
3 - 1
Aston Villa

Friendly

The City Ground

4/8/12

Attendance: 3839 Villans

Referee: Attwell

Nottingham ForestAston Villa
McGugan (71, 85), Tudgay (77)Bannan (73)
Camp     Guzan    
Harding     78 Warnock    
Collins     Vlaar    
Halford     Clark    
Moloney     74 Lowton    
Gillett     65 El Ahmadi    
Reid     73 Bannan    
Guedioura     60 Ireland    
Majewski     65 Holman    
Miller     45 Delfouneso     45
Blackstock     74 N'Zogbia    
Substitutes
Moussi/Cohen     65/ Given/Bent     45
Moussa/McGugan     65/60 Delph/Gardner    
Darlow/Greening     /73 Lichaj    
Lascelles     74 Stevens    
McGoldrick     45 Carruthers    
Tudgay/Freeman     74/78 Baker/Weimann    
Derbyshire     Johnson    
Game Statistics
Comments...
Confirmation and additional subs to follow.

Shouldn't read too much into the result, Forest only really got on top in the final 20 minutes, until then it had been all us and we had two goals disallowed (one very unfairly apparently).

Far better to get Lambert's first loss out of the way in preseason so he can learn from it and make the changes necessary so it doesn't happen too often in the season itself.

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Saturday August 4 2012
Time: 5:09PM

Comments

0
Terrible! Lambert Out!!
P.Avfc
04/08/2012 17:10:00
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lol P.Avfc..... How did Vlaar play... anythng positive?
MAT7_AVFC
04/08/2012 17:13:00
0
Heard he made a few good tackles, interception and a key block but not really heard an overall verdict.
P.Avfc
04/08/2012 17:15:00
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Not reading anything into the result but the fact that forest scored 3 suggests Lambert needs to find his first choice back four and get them into shape pretty quickl.
AVbornandbred
04/08/2012 17:23:00
0
Aaaaaaarh! It's ALL Bents fault, he should have passed to at least 20 players 100 times...;-)
koolbill
04/08/2012 17:26:00
0
Players fitness is always key in these games, i would prefer a 3-1 loss than wining 31 and gettng more injuries tbh,looking at that squad we must be honest and say we need at least 2 or 3 more experianced players if Lambert is to d anyhting this seaso.
ClivetheVillan
04/08/2012 17:28:00
0
nevermind, im sure lambert will sort it out, agreed we need a few more players, hopefully that will happen. was interesting to see chelsea and west ham lose by the same score, bad day for prem league teams lol
Matt_the_Villain
04/08/2012 17:39:00
0
Forget about the disallowed goals, the records will show we only score one..... again! It is so obvious we need a quality striker, urgently. Come on PL, so far so good in the markets, lets not forget a striker pleaseeeeeeeeeeeee
Pride of Lions
04/08/2012 17:43:00
0
Brighton 3 - 1 Chelsea at the moment, says it all really...Friendlies don't matter.
P.Avfc
04/08/2012 17:44:00
0
Sorry to be negative but the youth will only ever take us forward as impact subs or good back up, we need more quality all round. Another experienced CB, a LB, a creative midfielder to replace Makoun (lets face it) and a STRIKER WHO SCORES please! Its clear as day we need more fire power
medzy
04/08/2012 18:09:00
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