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Awoniyi Returns, Aina Features As Forest Beat Sheffield To Boost Survival Hopes

Awoniyi Returns, Aina Features As Forest Beat Sheffield To Boost Survival Hopes

Taiwo Awoniyi and Ola Aina were in action for Nottingham Forest who gave their relegation fight a big boost with a 3-1 win at Sheffield United on Saturday.

It was a return to action for Awoniyi, who has been out since March with a muscle injury, as he came on in the 90 minute.

Aina saw action for 90 minutes in the moral boosting win.

The win took Forest to 29 points, three points from the relegation zone with two games left to play.

Brereton Diaz gave Sheffield the lead in the 17th minute but Callum Hudson-Odoi drew Forest leveled on 27 minutes.

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In the 51st minute Ryan Yates put Forest 2-1 ahead before Hudson-Odoi sealed the three points with his second of the game on 65 minutes to make it 3-1.

In another Premier League fixture, Alex Iwobi and Calvin Bassey were in action in Fulham’s 0-0 draw at Brentford.

Their Super Eagles teammate Frank Onyeka was brought with eight minutes left.

Fulham occupy 12th spot and Brentford are in 16th in the league table.

Meanwhile, Newcastle United kept their European Qualification dreams alive with a resounding 4-1 win at relegation threatened Burnley.

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