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Odion Ighalo Nigeria international nets winner for Watford in FA Cup clash

Odion Ighalo scored a late winner to send Watford to the fifth round of the FA Cup

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Odion Ighalo play Odion Ighalo celebrates after scoring a winner for Watford in their FA Cup win over Nottingham Forest (BPI/Matt Bunn)

Nigeria International, Odion Ighalo's 89th minute winner was all Watford needed to scale past Nottingham Forest in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

With the game goalless and a replay in the horizon, Ighalo popped up with a late goal with his first touch of the game after coming in a as a substitute.

Odion Ighalo play Odion Ighalo now has 15 goals this season (BPI/Matt Bunn)


It was a scrappy game from end to end as Watford battled to create chances against Forest.

The 26-year-old started on the bench as Quique Sanchez Flores made seven changes to his team.

Ighalo however came on to score the winner ending Forest’s 13-match unbeaten run.

He now has 15 goals this season for Watford.

Other FA Cup results:

Colchester 1 Vs Tottenham 4
West Brom 2 Vs Peterborough 2
Bolton 1 Vs Leeds United 2
Reading 4 Vs Walsall 0
Arsenal 2 Vs Burnley FC 1
Shrewsbury 3 Vs Sheff Wed 2
Aston Villa 0 Vs Man City 4
Nottm Forest 0 Vs Watford 1
Bury 1 Vs Hull City 3
Crystal Palace 1 Vs Stoke City 0
Oxford 0 Vs Blackburn 3
Portsmouth 1 Vs Bournemouth 2
Liverpool 0 Vs West Ham 0

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