Nouha Dicko opens the scoring for Wolves in the 13th minute before Bakary Sako helps himself to make it two for the home side in the 33rd. After the break Jordan Rhodes nets for Blackburn before Sako reacts to his 59th minute penalty and gives his side the third in the 68th minute.
Forest, appearing in their third consecutive League Cup Final, fall to an Andy Gray strike in the 67th minute. Wolves secure their second League Cup triumph in a stunning upset over the reigning European Cup holders.
Wolves win their first cup since 1960 as they lift the 1974 League Cup in front of 97,886 at Wembley. Goals from Hibbitt and Richards render Bell’s strike for the Citizens irrelevant.