Pitch invader punches Nottingham Forest player during goal celebrations 6 months ago

Pitch invader punches Nottingham Forest player during goal celebrations

The fan was dragged off the pitch by security guards

A pitch invader threw a punch at Keinan Davis as Nottingham Forest celebrated their third goal against Leicester City in the FA Cup tie on Sunday.

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Steve Cooper's men raced into a shock 3-0 lead against Midlands rivals Leicester, thanks to first-half goals from Philip Zinckernagel, Brennan Johnson and Joe Worrall.

Kelechi Iheanacho pulled a goal back for Brendan Rodgers' side in the second-half following a mistake from Forest shot-stopper Brice Samba.

However, the end-to-end game was marred by a distasteful incident when a pitch invader, who appeared to enter the field from the away end, ran onto the pitch and threw a punch at Davis as the Forest players celebrated a well-worked goal.

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The fan was quickly apprehended by security guards and dragged towards the exit, with police later taking him away.

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Following the incident, Forest did well to reimpose their dominance on the tie and made it 4-1 courtesy of Djed Spence's tidy finish.

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