Steve Sutton raved about Nottingham Forest duo Taiwo Awoniyi and Anthony Elanga after the Reds defeated Chelsea 1-0. Forest secured the win thanks to Elanga’s first goal in the Garibaldi just after half-time.

Sutton was on Radio Nottingham delivering analysis on the game. He was buzzing with the performance and praised the duo for their performances at Stamford Bridge.

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Forest were excellent at Stamford Bridge. They defended as though their lives depended on it and managed to score a brilliant goal just after the half-time interval.

Awoniyi was chasing the Premier League record for the number of consecutive games he has scored in. That run has ended on seven games and yesterday he turned provider.

Sutton praised both players after the goal saying live on BBC Radio Nottingham: “Awoniyi does great. He plays a brilliant ball into space and Elanga, he places it beautifully.”

Sutton raved about Nottingham Forest duo after victory over Chelsea

This was a very impressive victory from a Forest perspective. The result proved a real coupon buster and taking three points from this game was just rewards for spirited displays against Arsenal and Manchester United.

Elanga seems like a quality player. At £15 million, Forest might have got themselves a steal and a half, with the Reds fan base already taking to him as a player.

Forest have to continue improving. The more points they can get on the board early doors the better and the consensus will still remain that home fortunes will be as important as ever.

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The Reds only collected eight points away from home last season. Those fortunes will be important and whatever they can pick up away from the City Ground will be most welcomed.

With Awoniyi and Elanga playing as they are at the moment, Forest could soon be starting to fly away from home and long may it continue from a Forest perspective.

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