Orel Mangala and Ola Aina kept the day interesting with their respective scores.
Coming off a 3-0 loss against Liverpool FC, Nottingham Forest FC defeated Aston Villa FC 2-0 at The City Ground on 05 November, 2023.
The home side Nottingham Forest FC a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa FC at The City Ground on 05 November, 2023. The first half of the match saw Nottingham Forest FC take an early lead in the fifth minute courtesy of a goal from Ola Aina, which was set up by team mate Harry Toffolo. The visitors could not break through the defensive set up as the first half ended 1-0 to Nottingham Forest.
The second half started with an early goal from Orel Mangala in the 47th minute – again assisted by Harry Toffolo. The game then remained quiet until the 64th minute when Boubacar Kamara from Aston Villa FC was issued with a yellow card for a foul. Danilo from Nottingham Forest FC rounded off a stellar performance, receiving a yellow card for time wasting in the 88th minute.
Nottingham Forest FC emerged as the clear victors in the end, with a final score of 2-0.
Next up, Nottingham Forest FC will face off against West Ham United FC on 12 November, 2023 at London Stadium. Last time the two teams met, West Ham United FC defeated Nottingham Forest FC 4-0.
Next up, Aston Villa FC will face off against AZ at Villa Park.