Karanka Hails His Troops

Forest boss Aitor Karanka: "It was great to win against a Premier League team of their quality and experience.

Image result for Nottingham F 3 Newcastle 1"We never give in until the end and we showed that again today. We always believe.

"I can understand Newcastle's frustrations throughout the game. But we have a very good squad, good strikers and showed we are clinical at the end."

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez: "I don't agree that Forest were the better team and I'm not concerned by how we played.

"We did not create many chances so we need to improve in attack and keep working hard.

"It's a long season, we need it was going to be hard but we have confidence in ourselves."