Championship: Nottingham Forest stops West Bromwich Albion with a 0-0 draw

WEST BROMWICH. West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Nottingham Forest played out a goalless draw.

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WEST BROMWICH. West Bromwich Albion didn’t concede much to Nottingham Forest to lock the result on a 0-0 scoreline on Friday..

The match was held at the The Hawthorns Stadium in West Bromwich on Friday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Gavin Ward with the help of Graham Kane and Lee Venamore. The 4th official was Keith Stroud. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 3.6 degrees Celsius or 38.44 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.​

Match Statistics

Nottingham Forest was in firm control of the ball 55% while West Bromwich Albion was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

West Bromwich Albion was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for West Bromwich Albion to win the match​.

West Bromwich Albion shot 18 times, 4 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Nottingham Forest shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.


West Bromwich Albion received 2 yellow cards (M. Clarke and J. Molumby). On the other side, Nottingham Forest received 2 yellow cards (T. Figueiredo and J. Worrall).

J. Molumby (West Bromwich Albion) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (71′).

After this encounter, West Bromwich Albion will have 33 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Nottingham Forest will have 24 points like Preston North End to stay in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 10'

    M. Clarke

  • 16'

    T. Figueiredo

  • 22'

    J. Worrall

  • 60'

    J. Molumby

  • 60'

    M. Phillips

    G. Diangana

  • 66'

    J. Lolley

    P. Zinckernagel

  • 71'

    J. Molumby

  • 71'

    A. Mighten

    T. Figueiredo

  • 72'

    A. Reach

    C. Robinson

  • 79'

    J. Hugill

    K. Grant

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, West Bromwich Albion will play away with Coventry City on the 4th of December with a 5-1 head to head record in favor of West Bromwich Albion (1 draw).

Nottingham Forest will host Peterborough United on the 4th of December with a 5-1 head to head in favor of Nottingham Forest (0 draws).

West Bromwich Albion: Formation and Lineups

West Bromwich Albion started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Valérien Ismaël chose to play with the following team: Sam Johnstone (7.1), Cédric Kipré (7.1), Kyle Bartley (6.2), Matthew Clarke (6.7), Darnell Furlong (7.1), Jayson Molumby (6.5), Alex Mowatt (7.4), Conor Townsend (6.7), Grady Diangana (6.7), Karlan Grant (6.8) and Callum Robinson (6.2).


West Bromwich Albion made 3 changes: G. Diangana for M. Phillips (60′), C. Robinson for A. Reach (72′) and K. Grant for J. Hugill (79′).

Top player: Alex Mowatt

Probably the most impressive player in West Bromwich Albion was Alex Mowatt.

His rating is (7.4) with 44 passes (65% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 14. He performed 3 crosses.

Nottingham Forest: Formation and Lineups

Nottingham Forest started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the other side, Steve Cooper played with: Brice Samba (7.4), Joe Worrall (8.3), Tobias Figueiredo (6.7), Scott McKenna (6.8), Djed Spence (6.6), Ryan Yates (7.4), James Garner (7.6), Gaëtan Bong (7.0), Brennan Johnson (6.7), Philip Zinckernagel (6.8) and Lewis Grabban (6.8).


Nottingham Forest made 2 changes: P. Zinckernagel for J. Lolley (66′) and T. Figueiredo for A. Mighten (71′).

Top player: Joe Worrall

The player who no doubt impressed Nottingham Forest the most was Joe Worrall.

His rating is (8.3) with 59 passes (74% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 14.

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