Nottingham Forest Ease Relegation Concerns With 3-1 Win Against Sheffield United


Callum Hudson-Odoi led Nottingham Forest to a crucial 3-1 triumph over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane, netting twice in a significant victory.

Despite Ben Brereton Diaz’s early penalty putting pressure on Nuno Espirito Santo’s side as they fought to secure their Premier League status, Hudson-Odoi’s exceptional performance ensured Forest maintained control of their fate in the top flight.

The former Chelsea winger equalized with a magnificent curling strike just before halftime and sealed the victory with his second goal in the 65th minute, following Ryan Yates’ first Premier League goal that had propelled Forest into the lead in the 51st minute.

Luton Town’s failure to surpass them, with a 1-1 draw against Everton on Friday Night Football, coupled with Forest’s superior goal difference, means another win against Chelsea next weekend could virtually secure their safety.

Sheffield United suffered further setbacks as Anel Ahmedhodzic received a second yellow card in stoppage time for a challenge involving Nicolas Dominguez.

Remaining rooted to the bottom with 16 points, Sheffield United has now conceded 100 goals this season, joining Swindon Town as the only clubs to achieve this feat in Premier League history, with two more games left to potentially set a new record.