Oct 20, 2012 at 3pm UK at ​City Ground
Nott'm ForestNottingham Forest
CardiffCardiff City
Ayala (27'), Reid (25'), Sharp (47')
Cox (45'), Guedioura (58')
Guedioura (84')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Helguson (74')
Connolly (45'), Hudson (90')

Half-Time Report: Andy Reid helps Nottingham Forest edge ahead of Cardiff City

Two goals in as many minutes from Andy Reid and Daniel Ayala put Nottingham Forest ahead against Cardiff City.

Nottigham Forest are two goals to the good against Cardiff City thanks to strikes from Andy Reid and Daniel Ayala.

Andy Reid of Forest© PA Photos

Reid stepped up to smash home a free kick after being fouled on the edge of the penalty area after 25 minutes.

Central defender Ayala doubled Forest's advantage just two minutes later, taking advantage of an advanced position to slide home a neat finish.

Cardiff pressed for a way back into the match but struggled to create opportunities despite a strong showing from Don Cowie and trail 2-0 at the interval.

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