Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/8/12
The tie was only the second time the East Midlands rivals had met in the cup, with the only previous meeting in the competition also in Nottingham 110 years ago, in February 1901, when Forest were 5-1 winners. It looked like goals would be on the cards this time round too as the Reds started brightly and dominated the first half. However, they were unable to make a breakthrough and after being under the cosh for so long, Leicester looked the more likely winners towards the end. With Greg Cunningham and George Boateng unavailable, Forest were forced into two changes. Joel Lynch returned from suspension at centre-half, enabling Guy Moussi to revert to his usual midfield role, and there was also a start for teenage defender Kieron Freeman following his return from a loan spell at Mansfield. Marlon Harewood was back in a Forest shirt for the first time since leaving the club over eight years ago following his recent return to the City Ground. The striker started on the bench. Full...
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