Ansarifard scores as Nottingham win vs Hull boosts playoff hopes [VIDEO]

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1,040 views – NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, Team Melli forward Karim Ansarifard scored his first goal in the English SkyBet Championship, helping his team to a 3-0 win over Hull City.

With the match tied at 0-0, Martin O’Neill brought in Karim Ansarifard on the 59th minute.

On the 72nd minute, Nottingham Forest scored the opener. An assist from Karim Ansarifard saw Carvalho teed up perfectly, who responded by smashing in a thundering drive, giving the home side the lead.

Former Olympiakos striker, Ansarifard, added Forest’s second goal of the match on the 76th minute. He was well positioned in the box and finished from close range after a brilliant attempt from Lolley was denied by the post.

A penalty kick awarded to Forest on the 82nd minute concluded the 3-0 victory for O’Neill’s men. Lolley converted from the spot reigniting Nottingham’s playoff hopes.

Forest boss O’Neill added: “It was a tough old first half. The substitutes had a very, very important part to play for us.

“But I also thought there were some excellent performances from us.

“I’m delighted with the victory and delighted with the players.”

Karim Ansarifard joined the SkyBet Championship team on an 18-month contract from Greek Super League giants, Olympiakos.

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