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Under 23s: Leeds 1-0 Forest

24 October 2016

Nottingham Forest Under 23s failed to take their chances as they were beaten 1-0 at Leeds United on Monday afternoon.

Jack Lester's side had first-half opportunities through defender Joe Worrall and striker Ben Brereton but were made to pay for those missed chances as Eoghan Stokes opened the scoring just before half-time.

It was an entertaining and end-to-end second half at Thorpe Arch and The Reds had a golden opportunity to draw level in stoppage time as Toby Edser was brought down inside the penalty area.

But Leeds goalkeeper Ross Turnbull pulled off a magnificent save to get down and push Brereton's spot-kick away and ensure that the home side took all three points away from an entertaining encounter in Yorkshire.

Forest: Erlandsson; Charlesworth, Jemson, J.Worrall, Preston; McClean, Edser, Ahmedhodzic, Otim; A.Wright, Brereton

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