In a thrilling encounter, Nottingham Forest managed to secure a vital win against high-flying Brighton in their bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

The game started with an early penalty awarded to the home team when Neco Williams was brought down by Pervis Estupiñan, but Brennan Johnson’s effort was saved by Brighton goalkeeper Jason Steele.

Brighton capitalized on the missed opportunity and took the lead seven minutes before the halftime break through Facundo Buonanotte, who scored on his debut after a mistake from Forest goalkeeper Navas. However, Nottingham Forest managed to equalize just before halftime through a deflected shot from Renan Lodi, which was credited as an own goal by Pascal Groß.

Nottingham Forest completed their comeback on 68 minutes when Danilo capitalized on a mistake from Brighton to collect a pass from Taiwo Awoniyi and score emphatically.

The match continued to be intense, with Nottingham Forest losing two players to injury, but they managed to hold on to their lead. In the second minute of additional time, they sealed their victory through a penalty scored by Morgan Gibbs-White.

The win lifted Nottingham Forest out of the relegation zone, while Brighton remained in eighth place. Taiwo Awoniyi played a crucial role in the winning goal, providing the assist to Danilo. The victory will boost Nottingham Forest’s confidence as they continue to fight for their Premier League survival.