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Huddersfield Town 0-3 Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest's Jamie Paterson celebrates scoring their second goal of the game

Jamie Paterson scored twice as Nottingham Forest extended their unbeaten league run to 13 matches with an excellent win at Huddersfield.

Paterson scored the opener in the 63rd minute when he headed in Danny Fox's cross.

His second was a sublime effort - a precision finish past goalkeeper Alex Smithies after weaving past several Terriers challenges.

Henderson made it 3-0 when he sidefooted in from eight yards.

It was Huddersfield's first home league defeat since mid-December. The result leaves the Yorkshire side in 14th, while Forest are fifth on 54 points - five behind second-placed Burnley.

The visitors were first to threaten when captain Andy Reid's curling free-kick into the box bounced inches wide, before Jack Hobbs did well to block Huddersfield striker Nahki Wells' angled shot.

Forest went close soon after the restart when Rafik Djebbour nodded Reid's cross wide. They finally took the lead when Paterson was more accurate with his headed effort, before the goalscorer added a brilliant second soon after - his seventh goal in nine games.

Billy Davies's side rubberstamped their fifth league win on the road this season when Henderson latched on to a rebound and tucked in from close range in the 88th minute.

Nottingham Forest manager Billy Davies:

"I'm thinking about trying to get my injured players back as quickly as possible - that's my key priority.

"We're obviously frustrated about the quality we're missing.

"I'd certainly be more confident if we had that quality still in the squad and available, but unfortunately we've not.

"It's not an excuse, it's a fact. But we'll continue to do what we can. We lost Guy Moussi here to a calf injury, which is another blow, but that's what happens."

Huddersfield boss Mark Robins:

"It looked like a nil-nil for most of the game. We shot ourselves in the foot. We certainly didn't play well throughout the game and it was disappointing from that aspect.

"You could tell Forest were going for promotion and we're in mid-table.

"Forest were excellent, I've got to say that. They closed down well and worked harder than us."

Line-ups

Huddersfield

  • 1Smithies
  • 12Hammill
  • 3Dixon
  • 33Lynch
  • 39Gerrard
  • 27Smith
  • 8ClaytonBooked at 59mins
  • 6Hogg
  • 9VaughanBooked at 20minsSubstituted forD Wardat 38'minutes
  • 21WellsSubstituted forPatersonat 79'minutes
  • 4NorwoodSubstituted forScannellat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Woods
  • 5P Clarke
  • 7Scannell
  • 11D Ward
  • 13Bennett
  • 16Southern
  • 17Paterson

Nottm Forest

  • 1Darlow
  • 15HalfordBooked at 72mins
  • 13Fox
  • 6MoussiSubstituted forJaraat 45'minutes
  • 16Lascelles
  • 25Hobbs
  • 21Paterson
  • 28Majewski
  • 31CoxSubstituted forMackieat 84'minutes
  • 19DjebbourSubstituted forHendersonat 68'minutes
  • 11Reid

Substitutes

  • 3Harding
  • 5Collins
  • 9Henderson
  • 12Mackie
  • 18Jara
  • 27Derbyshire
  • 29de Vries
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
13,249

Match Stats

Home TeamHuddersfieldAway TeamNottm Forest
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home16
Away15
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Huddersfield Town 0, Nottingham Forest 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Huddersfield Town 0, Nottingham Forest 3.

Attempt missed. Paul Dixon (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Attempt blocked. Adam Clayton (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Greg Halford (Nottingham Forest).

Daniel Ward (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Huddersfield Town 0, Nottingham Forest 3. Darius Henderson (Nottingham Forest) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Andy Reid (Nottingham Forest) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Radoslaw Majewski.

Darius Henderson (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joel Lynch (Huddersfield Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Jamie Mackie replaces Simon Cox.

Goal!

Goal! Huddersfield Town 0, Nottingham Forest 2. Jamie Paterson (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Darius Henderson with a headed pass.

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Daniel Fox.

Attempt blocked. Joel Lynch (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is blocked. Assisted by Anthony Gerrard.

Offside, Huddersfield Town. Daniel Ward tries a through ball, but Martin Paterson is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Martin Paterson replaces Nahki Wells.

Attempt missed. Jamie Paterson (Nottingham Forest) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Andy Reid.

Attempt blocked. Adam Hammill (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Darius Henderson (Nottingham Forest).

Joel Lynch (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Offside, Nottingham Forest. Karl Darlow tries a through ball, but Darius Henderson is caught offside.

Hand ball by Anthony Gerrard (Huddersfield Town).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Jamie Paterson (Nottingham Forest) because of an injury.

Booking

Greg Halford (Nottingham Forest) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Greg Halford (Nottingham Forest).

Sean Scannell (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Ward (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Nahki Wells.

Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Sean Scannell replaces Oliver Norwood.

Attempt blocked. Paul Dixon (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Darius Henderson replaces Rafik Djebbour.

Offside, Nottingham Forest. Andy Reid tries a through ball, but Jamie Paterson is caught offside.

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Jamaal Lascelles.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Ward (Huddersfield Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Adam Hammill with a cross.

Attempt missed. Oliver Norwood (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Offside, Nottingham Forest. Radoslaw Majewski tries a through ball, but Jamie Paterson is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Huddersfield Town 0, Nottingham Forest 1. Jamie Paterson (Nottingham Forest) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Daniel Fox with a cross.

Attempt missed. Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jonathan Hogg.

Booking

Adam Clayton (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jamie Paterson (Nottingham Forest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Leicester3021452467
2Burnley30161132259
3QPR2916851556
4Derby3016771855
5Nottm Forest30141242054
6Reading3013891247
7Brighton3012108746
8Ipswich3011118944
9Wigan2912710543
10Blackburn3011109243
11Leeds3012612442
12Middlesbrough309129639
13Watford299119638
14Huddersfield3010713-337
15Bournemouth299812-1335
16Blackpool3081012-1434
17Sheff Wed2971210-133
18Birmingham308913-233
19Bolton3061113-1429
20Doncaster307815-1929
21Millwall306915-2827
22Charlton285914-1524
23Barnsley2841014-2022
24Yeovil295618-2121
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