Chris Wood scores additional-time winning goal as Nottingham Forest narrowly beat Blackpool in FA Cup replay exciting game

Introduction to the Article: Nottingham Forest narrowly avoided an FA Cup upset at the hands of Blackpool, with Chris Wood scoring an extra-time winner to secure a 3-2 victory. This comes amidst a troubled week for Forest, who were charged with breaching financial regulations earlier in the week.

Forest Relieved to Escape with Victory

In an eventful FA Cup replay, Nottingham Forest found themselves fighting to avoid a penalty shootout, until Chris Wood secured a 3-2 win with an extra-time goal at Bloomfield Road.

Forest Dominates Early On

Nottingham Forest’s Andrew Omobamidele scored the opener and Danilo doubled the lead, putting Forest in control of the game in the early stages. However, the tide turned as Blackpool fought back with a stunning goal from Albie Morgan and a header from substitute Kyle Joseph.

Blackpool Responds with Late Rally

After being down by two goals, Blackpool mounted a comeback in the final half hour of the game, equalising through a long-range strike from Morgan and a header from Joseph. The hosts rallied with intensity, almost seizing the opportunity to secure a victory.