Superb Grabban, Impressive Carvalho – Here’s how the Nottingham Forest stars fared vs Sheffield United

Nottingham Forest Player Ratings vs Sheffield United: Here’s how the Reds fared

Nottingham Forest picked up an important 1-0 win against Sheffield United that has sent them back into the playoff zones. Lewis Grabban scored the only goal of the game as Aitor Karanka’s men sat tight and held onto their clean sheet.

Sheffield United threatened on many occasions but were unable to find the net.

Nottingham Forest player ratings

Costel Pantilimon (8/10)

Made a number of fine saves to ensure Sheffield United didn’t find the back of the net. A good performance from Costel Pantilimon.

Tendayi Darikwa (7/10)

He was unable to provide much going forward but was impressive defensively.

Michael Dawson

Michael Dawson (7/10)

He was defensively solid on the night and didn’t make too many mistakes.

Tobias Figueiredo (6/10)

Made a couple of sloppy challenges but he ultimately came good on the night.

Jack Robinson (5/10)

The full-back was easily troubled and had a number of problems on his side. Should have done better.

Claudio Yacob (6/10)

Did his defensive bit on the night and worked hard in the middle of the park. A decent game.

Adlene Guedioura (7/10)

Moved the ball well and shifted swiftly in the transition. It was a decent outing for Guedioura.

Matthew Cash (6/10)

Not the best performance from Cash who picked up a yellow card as well.

Joao Carvalho (8/10)

Picked up the assist and looked lively throughout the game. A good game by Carvalho.

Joe Lolley (7/10)

He threatened on a number of occasions and was unfortunate not to find the back of the net.

Lewis Grabban (8/10)

Scored the all-important goal and sealed the win for Nottingham Forest. An effective performance by Grabban.

Substitutes

Gil Dias (5/10)

Came on and played a simple game. He ensured that Forest saw out the win.

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Karim Ansarifard (N/A)

Replaced Grabban in the dying minutes as the Reds were trying to hold onto their lead.

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