Valencia 1-2 Nottingham Forest: Taiwo Awoniyi and Emmanuel Dennis fire the Tricky Trees to a win in their winter friendly while Hugo Duro pulls one back, as Steve Cooper’s men prepare for the Premier League’s return
- Steve Cooper’s Nottingham Forest secured a 2-1 win over Valencia on Friday
- It came in a friendly as the Tricky Trees prepare for the Premier League’s return
- Taiwo Awoniyi and Emmanuel Dennis both got on the scoresheet for Forest
- Hugo Duro briefly levelled the game for Valencia before Dennis’ winner
Nottingham Forest picked up an impressive 2-1 in their winter friendly against Valencia.
Taiwo Awoniyi scored the opening goal of the game after a chaotic collision in the Valencia defence allowed him to round the keeper and slot home into an empty net.
The home side drew level after the break thanks to a goal from Hugo Duro, but fell behind again after a calm finish from Emmanuel Dennis fifteen minutes later.
Forest will return to Premier League action against Manchester United at Old Trafford on December 27.
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