VIDEO: All Whites skipper Chris Wood stays on track for double-figure haul

New Zealand international Chris Wood has continued his goalscoring run under new Nottingham Forest manager Nuno Espirito Santo, with a goal against Brentford in the English Premier League.

Wood (32) scored with a trademark header in the 65th minute of Forest’s 3-2 loss at Brentford, his fifth goal in four EPL games since Santo’s appointment.

The goal was Wood’s eighth of the EPL season, keeping him on track to reach a double-figure haul for a fifth season, a rare feat achieved only by an elite band of strikers that includes Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Harry Kane (Spurs), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) and Son Heung-Min (Spurs).

Wood’s latest goal was the 22nd scored with his head during his EPL career, more than any other player active in the competition.

Watch Chris Wood’s goal


Game played on Sunday January 21, 2023 (NZT)

English Premier League

Brentford 3 (Ivan Toney 19′, Ben Mee 58′, Neal Maupay 68′)
Nottingham Forest 2 (Danilo 3′, Chris Wood 65′)

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