Scunthorpe chop down Forest
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Scunthorpe bounced back to winning ways with a 3-1 victory over Nottingham Forest.Scunthorpe bounced back to winning ways in style with a 3-1 victory over Nottingham Forest.
Lee Ridley broke the deadlock for the home side on 28 minutes after an error by Forest goalkeeper Paul Gerrard.
Forest improved in the second half and drew level on 65 minutes when Gareth Taylor smashed home from the penalty spot.
Scunthorpe substitute Tommy Johnson helped turn the game in the home side's favour when he set up Cleveland Taylor to restore Scunthorpe's lead on 72 minutes.
The home side wrapped up the win eight minutes from time when Cliff Byrne diverted the ball home.
The win was Scunthorpe's first in five games and also gave them a double over Forest.