Nottingham Forest were thrashed 4-0 by Sheffield Wednesday on a miserable afternoon at the City Ground.

The Reds were put to the sword during a first-half that saw Jordan Rhodes score a hat-trick and Steven Fletcher add to his tally for the campaign.


Boos rang around the City Ground at full-time and it’s back to the drawing board for boss Sabri Lamouchi.

Following an abysmal afternoon at the office for Forest, we rated the players out of 10:

Brice Samba – 5

Was powerless with the goals as his defence self-destructed in front of him.

Matty Cash – 4

His worst game at right-back, Cash was badly out of sorts on an afternoon to forget.

Joe Worrall – 3

Was given a serious reality check by the seasoned Steven Fletcher. Couldn’t get near the big man and genuinely looked intimidated by the Wednesday striker.

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Michael Dawson – 3

Allowed Jordan Rhodes far too much time and space to put Forest to the sword. An afternoon of rare incompetence from the Reds captain.

Jack Robinson – 3

Awful. The less said about the former QPR man the better. From the very first minute, he just didn’t seem up for the contest.

Ben Watson – 5

Tried his best to play his natural game but cut a frustrated figure in the Forest midfield.

Ryan Yates – 4

Made a brilliant interception with the scores level but simply didn’t do it enough. Needs to start imposing himself on games more often.

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Sammy Ameobi – 5

Was one of Forest’s better performers on an otherwise frustrating afternoon. Tried to get things going for the Reds.

Tiago Silva – 4

Not his afternoon. Looked lost at times and was perhaps trying too hard in the end.

Joao Carvalho – 5

Was switched to his more natural number 10 role at 2-0 and within five minutes had stung Cameron Dawson’s palm and created a chance for Ben Watson. If he isn’t going to play in his favoured role, Sabri Lamouchi might as well not pick him at all.

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Lewis Grabban – 5

Ran his socks off once again but failed to get any sort of service to his feet in the penalty area.

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