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Victory Over Fulham Boosts Nottingham Forest’s Survival Hopes

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April 02, (THEWILL) – Nottingham Forest’s hopes of avoiding relegation from the English Premier League received a significant boost as they secured a resounding 3-1 victory over Fulham at the City Ground. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side produced a scintillating first-half performance, leaving the visitors shell-shocked.

The home team wasted no time in asserting their dominance, with Callum Hudson-Odoi breaking the deadlock early on. After evading the Fulham defence, the former Chelsea man confidently slotted the ball past Bernd Leno. Chris Wood’s speculative long-range effort soon doubled Forest’s advantage, leaving the Fulham goalkeeper bewildered after 19 minutes of play.
Marco Silva’s attempts to inspire a comeback fell flat as Morgan Gibbs-White added a third goal for Forest on the stroke of half-time. The Englishman finished clinically from 18 yards after being released by Danilo, capping off a sensational first-half display from the hosts.
Fulham’s Tosin Adarabioyo briefly revived hopes of a comeback with a well-taken header from a set-piece early in the second half. However, Forest remained resolute, withstanding sustained pressure from the visitors to secure a crucial three points in their fight for EPL survival.
With this victory, Forest have provisionally moved five points clear of the relegation zone, attempting to claw their way up the standings. The result provides a significant boost in their bid to retain their top-flight status for next season.

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