The duo of Taiwo Awoniyi and Emmanuel Dennis we’re in action for Nottingham Forest, but saw their side surrender a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 to struggling Bournemouth at home in Saturday’s Premier League clash, Completesports.com reports.
Both Awoniyi and Dennis were brought on in the 67th and 85th minutes but could not salvage anything for their team.
While Awoniyi has failed to score in his last five games for Forest, Dennis is yet to score since joining the newly promoted side.
Going into the game Bournemouth had failed to win any of their last four league games and also suffered a 9-0 loss to Liverpool.
The disastrous defeat to Liverpool saw Bournemouth sack their manager Scott Parker who helped them gain promotion.
Cheikhou Kouyate (33rd minute) and Brennan Johnson (penalty, 45+2 minute) put Forest 2-0 ahead in the first half.
But Bournemouth bounced back in the second half and scored three goals through Philip Billing (51st minute), Dominic Solanke (63rd minute) and Jaidon Anthony (87th minute).
The defeat leaves Forest in 18th position on four points and Bournemouth move up to 13th on seven points.
At the Molineaux Joe Aribo featured for Southampton who lost 1-0 to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Aribo was taken off in the 73rd minute with Southampton chasing the game.
Daniel Podence got the only goal in one minute of first half added time.
Che Adams thought he had equalized for Southampton on 62 minutes but saw his effort disallowed by VAR.
At the Gtech Community Stadium, Frank Onyeka was introduced in the 59th minute and helped Brentford thrash Leeds 5-2.
And in other results Chelsea came from a goal down to beat West Ham 2-1, Tottenham Hotspur edged Fulham 2-1 and Crystal Palace held Newcastle to a goalless draw.
By James Agberebi
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