Nottingham Forest produced the shock of the Third Round of the FA Cup over the weekend when they dumped Arsenal out in a 4-2 victory and fans reacted with delight with the performance of one of their stars on social media.
The Reds took the lead through Eric Lichaj after the defender had a free header from a free-kick inside the first 20 minutes, however, found themselves level just three minutes later when Per Mertesacker converted.
The United States of America international then restored the home side’s lead just before the half-time whistle with an exquisite volley from the edge of the box.
Forest were then awarded a penalty after a clumsy challenge from Rob Holding, which Ben Brereton, who was later named Man of the Match, struck past David Ospina.
Danny Welbeck put the Gunners back into the tie with a late strike past Jordan Smith, however, the City Ground outfit were awarded another penalty by Jon Moss, which Kieran Dowell converted despite slipping.
Joe Worrall was then shown a red card, however, Gary Brazil’s side managed to hold on for a famous win against last year’s Cup winners.
Fans took to social media to praise their team for the memorable victory and were full of praise for Matty Cash.
Supporters were delighted with the effort from the attacker, stating that they had felt it was the best game he had played for Forest and could not wait to see him in action in their next match, which is a lunch-time kick-off with Aston Villa in the Championship next Saturday.
Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter:
Top performance young man! 👌💪 Keep it up. #nffc
— Forest FanBase (@ForestFanBase) January 7, 2018
— Gareth Roberts (@RedDogRoberts) January 7, 2018
Must also mention Matty cash – made a big difference for me #nffc
— Stu 🔴⚪️ (@superstu1979) January 7, 2018
Matt cash is a good footballer#nffc
— Simon Hill (@hilly10milly0) January 7, 2018
Ben Brereton and Matty Cash were absolutely outstanding today! #nffc
— Gaz (@gazhursthouse) January 7, 2018
Matthew Cash was phenomenal today. Top top performance. #NFFC 🔴⚪
— NFFCEugene Dadi 🔴⚪️ (@larsbohemian) January 7, 2018
Brereton, Osborn, Worrall, Cash, Smith….every single one of them our own, the future is very bright, proud of my club tonight, well done boys and thank you Gary Brazil for producing this talent#nffc
— Curty (@JamieCurt) January 7, 2018
Great team performance, but Brereton and Cash were superb. #nffc
— Ravi (@ForestRav) January 7, 2018
Matty Cash has been brilliant so far for #nffc
— James Sadler (@sadler001) January 7, 2018
You had your best ever game in a red shirt Matty. Looked class out there 👌
— Jonno Reilly (@Jonno_Reilly) January 7, 2018