Nottingham Forest vs Liverpool: Nottingham hosted Liverpool in the FA Cup quarter-finals at the City Ground, Nottingham.
Liverpool shared a large percentage of possession in the first half. Nottingham defended well to save the first-half goal less. But Liverpool kept up the pressure and were rewarded with a goal late in the second half when Diogo Jota found a cross from Tsimika’s cross. The only goal was enough for the guests to advance to the semi-finals.
Let’s look at the player ratings for the duel: –
Nottingham Forest vs Liverpool Player Ratings
Ethan Horvath (6.9/10): Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Horvath saved 5 shots but conceded a late goal that decided the game.
DJ Spence (6.5/10): Spence had decent play down the right flank. He made good recovery tackles on the ball.
Joe Worrall (8.3/10): Worrall had a great game at the back. He successfully made 4 tackles with 100% accuracy.
Tobias Figueiredo (7/10): Figueiredo had a good defensive game. He was unlucky not to concede a goal at the end of the game.
Jack Colback (6.2/10): Colback was not effective in the match. He couldn’t deliver good crosses or passes.
Ryan Yates (6.5/10): The defensive midfielder was alright, making some tackles and interceptions down the middle.
James Garner (6.2/10): Garner couldn’t prevail in the game and wasn’t at his best.
Joe Lolley (7/10): Lolley was quick on the wings and caused some trouble for Liverpool’s defenders.
Philipp Zinkernagel (6.5/10): The Danish player missed some crucial chances to put Forest ahead but missed them. He was substituted in the second half.
Brenna Johnson (7.7/10): Johnson was brilliant on the wing. He was fouled the most and also won the most tackles in the match.
None at Davis (5.8/10): Davis didn’t have a single shot on target as a forward. He was substituted in the second half.
Sam Surridge (NA)
Alex Power (NA)
Xande Silva (NA)
Aisson Becker (6.5/10): Liverpool goalkeeper Becker suffered a single shot on goal and didn’t have much to do in the match.
Joseph Gomez (7.6/10): Gomez was brilliant on the right flank. He made crucial tackles and interceptions.
Ibrahima Konate (7.1/10): Konate completed the most passes in the match. His defense in the back was impressive.
Virgil van Dijk (7.2/10): van Dijk was solid at the back. His positioning was so good that he didn’t have to make tackles to stop the attacks and handled it comfortably.
Konstantinos Tsimikas (8.4/10): Tsimikas played an exceptional match in Robertson’s position. He also recorded the game’s only assist.
Nabi Keita (6.5/10): Keita had a decent game before being replaced in midfield by Thiago in the second half.
Fabino (7.4/10): Fabinho made the most dribbles in Match 3. He was substituted in the second half to make room for Henderson.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (6.3/10): Oxlade-Chamberlain played an average game as he couldn’t create enough chances. He was substituted in the second half.
Harvey Elliot (6.7/10): Elliott played in the front 3, unusual for him as a midfielder. He did well in the position but was replaced by Luis Diaz.
Roberto Firmino (6.9/10): Firmino had a couple of shots on target but couldn’t find the back of the net.
Diogo Iota (8.2/10): Jota made the highlights as he scored the game’s only goal. He scored his 19thth Goal of the season by putting the ball in after a nice cross from Tsimikas.
Luis Diaz (NA)
Takumi Minamino (NA)
Jordan Henderson (NA)
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