Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Ethan Horvath has reached yet another Championship Play-Off Final.

The USA stopper kept his 20th clean sheet of the campaign as Luton defeated Sunderland 2-0 at Kenilworth Road.

A win for the Hatters saw them come from 2-1 behind in the tie to progress 3-2 on aggregate.

Forest Horvath
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It also means they’ve now gone a step further than last season when they lost to Huddersfield in the semi-final of the play-offs.

Horvath featured in the final last season, replacing Brice Samba when he picked up an injury in stoppage time.

The goalkeeper was actually the final Forest player to kick a ball for the club as a Championship club.

Ultimately, Horvath was never going to stick around at Forest when they’d won promotion to the top flight.

He wanted regular football and he was never going to get that at the City Ground.

Forest added Dean Henderson and Wayne Hennessey to their ranks and that shunted Horvath down the pecking order.

Luton looked like the ideal place for Horvath and it’s definitely been a season to remember for the goalkeeper already.

The 27-year-old will now line up against Middlesbrough or Coventry at the end of the month.

If the Hatters are promoted it will cap a remarkable 12 months for the likeable goalkeeper.

Forest-owned Horvath has reached another Championship Play-Off Final

The stopper only has 11 games under his belt for Forest but he did pretty well when called upon.

One major problem he had at Forest is that he was behind the quality Samba.

Forest Horvath
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Horvath was a great character to have in the dressing room and he’s played for the United States during this career.

It’s some achievement that he’s not only gone there and reached another play-off final but he’s also got 20 clean sheets from 50 appearances.

Nothing has been won just yet, however. and Horvath will hope to complete the job now.

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