Aug 25, 2013 at 1.15pm UK at ​Vicarage Road
Watford
1-1
Nott'm ForestNottingham Forest
McGugan (54')
Fabbrini (71'), Deeney (79')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Reid (6')
Cohen (58'), Lansbury (70'), Miller (82'), Wilson (83'), Lichaj (87')

Half-Time Report: Nottingham Forest lead at Watford

Andy Reid's goal gives Nottingham Forest a half-time lead over Watford in this afternoon's Championship encounter at Vicarage Road.

Nottingham Forest have a 1-0 half-time lead over Watford in this afternoon's Championship clash at Vicarage Road.

Watford's Ikechi Anya and Forest's Greg Halford battle for the ball on August 25, 2013© Getty Images

The winner of the match will move to the top of the table with four games played.

The visitors took the lead with just six minutes on the clock as Andy Reid's fierce drive flew past Manuel Almunia.

Watford nearly drew level midway through the half, but Almen Abdi's strike was deflected narrowly wide of the Forest goal.

It was the away side's turn to threaten soon after when Adlene Guedioura fired wide, while Ikechi Anya missed the target at the other end.

Forest came withing inches of doubling their advantage at the end of the opening 45 minutes, but Henri Lansbury's shot across goal came back off the post before Troy Deeney missed a simple header for Watford.

You can follow Sports Mole's live text coverage of the second half here.

Watford's Lewis McGugan celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal against Bournemouth on August 10, 2013
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