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FA Cup: Leicester City fan storms field to attack celebrating Nottingham Forest players

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A Leicester City fan went after Nottingham Forest players after Forest scored a fourth goal in its win over the Foxes in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Forest beat Leicester 4-1 and Djed Spence scored the final goal in the 61st minute. As he and his teammates were celebrating, a Leicester City fan made it onto the field and tried to break up the celebration.

While security lapsed in letting the fan get onto the field, he was at least removed from the field relatively quickly. And he didn't seem too upset with himself either.

A supporter is taken away by police officers after assaulting Nottingham Forest players as they celebrated their third goal during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Nottingham Forest and Leicester City at The City Ground in Nottingham, central England, on February 6, 2022. - - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
A Leicester City fan went after Nottingham Forest players on Sunday. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Leicester City entered the 2021-22 FA Cup as the defending champions after beating Chelsea in the final last year. However, the Foxes are now out of England's country-wide tournament before the round of 16 after getting upset by a team a league below.

Nottingham Forest is currently eighth in the Championship, the second-tier of English football, while Leicester City is 10th in the Premier League. Sunday's game was Leicester's third without a win since beating Watford in January.

Leicester also joins Manchester United as a Premier League side knocked out by a Championship team in the fourth round. United lost to Middlesbrough in penalty kicks on Friday after the teams tied 1-1 in regulation and extra time.

A Leicester City invades the pitch as Nottingham Forest celebrate scoring their side's third goal of the game during the Emirates FA Cup fourth round match at the City Ground, Nottingham. Picture date: Sunday February 6, 2022. (Photo by Tim Goode/PA Images via Getty Images)
A Leicester City fan invades the pitch as Nottingham Forest celebrate scoring their side's third goal of the game during the Emirates FA Cup fourth round match at the City Ground, Nottingham. Picture date: Sunday February 6, 2022. (Photo by Tim Goode/PA Images via Getty Images)