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Huddersfield vs Nottingham Forest LIVE: Championship play-off final, latest scores and goal updates as Colwill’s own goal breaks deadlock

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Huddersfield Town and Nottingham Forest meet at Wembley on Sunday afternoon, with a final promotion spot on the line for next season’s Premier League. Fulham were promoted once more as title winners at the end of the Championship season, with Bournemouth joining them after finishing second.

Once the play-off semi-finals were over, it was the third and fourth teams who finally met in the final, with the Terriers edging Luton Town 2-1 on aggregate, while Forest beat Sheffield United on penalties after a 3 -3 cumulative draw. Curiously, when these two teams met during the regular season, it was the opposing team who emerged victorious each time: Forest triumphing 2-0 at the start of the campaign, before Hudderfield won 1-0 at City Ground in their last game of 2021. .

Now it will be a question of who can cope with the pressure on such a big occasion, and who will find a clinical touch at Wembley to enshrine themselves in the club’s folklore and propel their team to the top of the top flight. , with all the financial and sporting wealth that such a promotion entails. Follow the Championship play-off final live below:

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Half-time: Huddersfield 0-1 Nottingham Forest

What a football semi-final!

Forest had the majority of possession but Huddersfield did well to deter Yates’ chances with Sarr defending particularly well.

But it’s Colwill’s grief that’s been the difference so far. The own goal splits the teams after an ambitious cross from Garner saw a deflected shot from Yates come in.

Can Huddersfield bounce back? All to play for again in the second half.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 5:19 p.m.

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Huddersfield 0-1 Nottingham Forest, 45 mins

It was so unfortunate for loanee Colwill, he tried to clear the ball as Yates looked to score but instead the ball bounced off him and hit the back of the net.

How will Huddersfield handle cash-outs? So far so good with their not nervous defense and Forest’s repulsive chances smelling a second before half-time.

There will be an extra minute.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 5:17 p.m.

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OBJECTIVE! Huddersfield 0-1 Nottingham Forest (Colwill OG, 42 mins)

Well well! What a success for Yates!

Garner throws the ball into the bpx and Yates hits the ball, looks like Colwill has his own goal.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 5:15 p.m.

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Huddersfield 0-0 Nottingham Forest, 40 mins

Spence played Zinckernagel, whose luck is blocked. Huddersfield quickly counters but Garner puts a cracking tackle on Ward to stifle the chance, he concedes a corner kick.

Thomas takes the kick and Ward connects, his shot hits a Forest player and there is another corner. Thomas sends it again and there is a pinball machine in the box. Garner is clear but Huddersfield smells blood here and they are on the hunt.

But it all ends with a goal kick from Forest, it was a great attack but Steve Cooper’s side weathered the storm.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 5:12 p.m.

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Huddersfield 0-0 Nottingham Forest, 36 mins

After a brilliant opening start for Huddersfield, this final has so far been all forestry. The best chances have come from Steve Cooper’s side, but so far Huddersfield are doing enough to fend them off.

But there is a glimpse of that Huddersfield brilliance as Thomas leaves Worrall for dust. He catches the ball and Samba is forced to save.

The difference between the attacking teams is that Huddersfield are quick in their chances while Forest take their time to set up theirs. Again Forest are in a good position but that comes from a burst of energy from Davis, you think if he could have won the ball back instead of that slow build up they might have been ahead.

And Huddersfield prove my point by stealing the ball and creating another chance, Thomas however is dispossessed and now Forest have the ball again!

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 5:08 p.m.

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Huddersfield 0-0 Nottingham Forest, 30 mins

O’Brien has been targeted as a player to keep by Forest as he is once again fouled, this time by Colback. Huddersfield are building from the ground up with the game launched by Sarr.

But it ends in a v Forest which is blocked by Sarr, he is Huddersfield’s standout player at the moment.

An error in Huddersfield midfield sees Spence snatch the ball to animate Forest fans at Wembley. McKenna has a punt but Sarr blocks and we’re back to the patient game of Steve Cooper’s team.

The ball is limited in the area but Hogg and Toffolo come to the rescue of Huddersfield.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 5:02 p.m.

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Huddersfield 0-0 Nottingham Forest, 25 mins

A possible chance presents itself for Yates after a few minutes of slow build-up in midfield. The star sends the ball over the bar with another missed chance.

Huddersfield are looking to get back into the game after hanging low for the last 10 minutes or so as Hogg tried to find Sinani but Forest called off the break.

O’Brien then finds Thomas who concedes a touch by the corner flag. There are glimpses of brilliance from Huddersfield and Forest must stay on to repel them.

Zinckernagel can’t find his switch as he fouls O’Brien and concedes a free kick. Thomas the taker once again but it fades easily.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 4:57 p.m.

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Huddersfield 0-0 Nottingham Forest, 20 mins

Another free kick for Forest, this time McKenna the player commits a foul. They will have to build deep because the challenge came in their own half.

Possession changes hands but Forest are the winners again, Steve Cooper’s side are really building here and becoming the dominant side. A nod should be sent to Sarr from Huddersfield who has been excellent in defense apart from that hairy moment.

And it’s still a good moment for the defender, he finds himself in a delicate situation but he draws the fault to regain possession of the ball.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 4:52 p.m.

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Huddersfield 0-0 Nottingham Forest, 15 mins

Forest have a free kick as Sarr fouls Zinckernagel.

The ball sails into the box and Yates heads for goal but he just misses, best chance of the game so far!

There’s a nervous moment for Sarr as he tries to play it back to his keeper and it’s almost caught. It would have been an embarrassing moment but the ball is eventually cleared.

Forest are slowly getting their hands on this game, they have slowed the tempo in midfield and are looking to develop the attack. Spence works great and earns a corner in the process.

Colback takes the free kick but misses the targets and is out of the game.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 4:47 p.m.

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Huddersfield 0-0 Nottingham Forest, 10 mins

Yates the player fouled now, it’s a fast and brutal opener, and Forest take it quickly. They kick the ball down the field with Colwill conceding a throw-in.

Spence took the free kick but it’s out of play and now Huddersfield are on the charge! There is no respite in the early stages of this final so far.

Sinani loses the ball in midfield and Colwill is forced to concede another throw-in to thwart a Forest counter. Yates tries to create a running opportunity but his cross comes out.

The two clubs give everything and after the first nerves of Forest, it is a ground which pays even.

Sarah RendelMay 29, 2022 4:42 p.m.

Huddersfield vs Nottingham Forest LIVE: Championship play-off final, latest scores and goal updates as Colwill’s own goal breaks deadlock

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