Nottingham Forest fans react on Twitter to Sammy Ameobi display at Wigan

Sammy Ameobi of Nottingham Forest battles for possession during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Nottingham Forest at DW Stadium on October 20, 2019 in Wigan,...

The City Ground winger had a mixed day as Sabri Lamouchi's side missed out on the chance to top the Championship table.

Sammy Ameobi of Nottingham Forest battles for possession during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Nottingham Forest at DW Stadium on October 20, 2019 in Wigan,...

A number of Nottingham Forest fans have been discussing Sammy Ameobi's performance against Wigan on Twitter and opinion seemed very much split down the middle.

The 27-year-old started for Sabri Lamouchi's side in Lancashire and was one of Forest's main attacking outlets, though his first touch was found wanting on several occasions.

 

Ameobi also endured a frustrating moment in the 20th minute when he sought a penalty following Antonee Robinson's tug on his shirt, which saw the Trickies man go to ground in the box, but the referee waved his appeal away.

Here is some of what was said on social media about the 6ft 4in winger's display in the 1-0 loss at the DW Stadium:

A three-goal victory would have taken Forest to the top of the Championship table but Sabri Lamouchi's charges fell to defeat in Wigan as some lacklustre defending led to Jamal Lowe netting the decisive effort from close range 10 minutes before the break.

Wigan also twice struck the woodwork through Charlie Mulgrew's free kick and Kal Naismith's late effort, while Rafa Mir and Lewis Grabban both missed gilt-edged opportunities for Forest, whose defeat saw them stay fourth in the table.

Nottingham Forest Manager Sabri Lamouchi during the Pre-season Friendly match between Nottingham Forest and Real Sociedad de Ftbol, S.A.D at the City Ground, Nottingham on Friday 26th July...

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