Match action pictures from Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa
View the best of the action in this online gallery as Nottingham Forest took on Aston Villa at The City Ground on Wednesday night.
The Reds suffered a 3-1 defeat to a strong Villa side making a late charge for the Championship play-offs. Pics by Jez Tighe.
A welcome sight for Forest fans as Joao Carvalho carries the ball forwards
Andre Green hooks the ball clear under close attention from Jack Colback
The ball bounces around Villa's penalty box as Forest look to reduce the arrears
John McGinn goes to ground