Emmanuel Dennis scores in first Premier League start in 2023

Published on: 18 March 2023

Nigeria forward, Emmanuel Dennis was on the score sheet for Nottingham Forest, but his goal was unable to stop Forest's loss against Newcastle United in the English Premier League, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.

The Super Eagles winger scored on his first Premier League start in 2023 to give the Reds the lead in the 26th minute at the City Ground on Friday night.

Dennis pounced on Sven Botman's loose backpass, took possession with strength to beat Nick Pope with a great chip.

Swedish striker, Alexander Isak restored parity for the Magpies at the stroke of half time.

United continued as the better side in the second, the score remained the same even after their goal was ruled out by the VAR.

Forest did get into the game later, but could make the momentum count.

Isak made the home team pay as he scored at stoppage time from the spot after Moussa Niakhate handled the ball in the box.


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