Nottingham Forest 1-1 Derby County: Lyle Taylor equaliser earns level for hosts

Nottingham Forest 1-1 Derby County: Lyle Taylor equaliser earns level for hosts

Lyle Taylor
Lyle Taylor’s aim was his first since becoming a member of Forest from Charlton at the beginning of the season

Nottingham Forest prolonged their unbeaten begin beneath new boss Chris Hughton, with Lyle Taylor’s second-half equaliser incomes some extent in opposition to East Midlands rivals Derby County.

After Martyn Waghorn had given the Rams a first-half lead with a surprising free-kick, former Charlton striker Taylor netted his first Forest aim from shut vary to make sure a draw on the Metropolis Floor.

Taylor reacted quickest at a nook to fireplace in a unfastened ball previous Derby goalkeeper David Marshall.

Derby thought that they had retaken the lead via Kamil Jozwiak, however the winger’s effort was dominated out as Waghorn was in an offside place and judged to be in goalkeeper Brice Samba’s line of sight.

The Rams had misplaced 5 of their opening six league video games and though they missed out on a second victory of the marketing campaign, the draw was sufficient to carry Phillip Cocu’s aspect out of the Championship relegation zone.

Each groups have struggled for targets this time period, netting a complete of 5 between them earlier than Friday’s recreation, however Derby’s opener was one in all actual high quality.

With captain Wayne Rooney nonetheless self-isolating in accordance with coronavirus tips, Waghorn took duty from the free-kick and marked his return from damage by powerfully firing in from 25 yards by way of the crossbar.

Samba made two sensible saves from Rams midfielder Graeme Shinnie both aspect of Waghorn’s first aim since February.

The introduction of Anthony Knockaert from the bench at half-time gave Forest further trickery and creativity in broad areas and it was his devilish cross from the proper, palmed behind by Marshall, which compelled the nook from which the house aspect grabbed their equaliser.

Forest have taken 5 factors from three matches since Hughton succeeded Sabri Lamouchi, who was dismissed after beginning the season with 4 successive league losses.

Nottingham Forest supervisor Chris Hughton advised BBC Radio Nottingham: “I wasn’t too pleased with the first-half efficiency.

“I assumed we would have liked to be higher on the ball and our motion wanted to be higher in opposition to a crew who had been blissful to defend in a extremely fine condition.

“Whenever you’re up in opposition to a crew like that, the duty is on you to carry out higher.

“We confirmed extra need within the second half to get on the ball, we had been faster to it. They’re a few of the traits we have got to indicate extra of in that first half.

“Anthony (Knockaert) had a extremely good impression on that second half and positively we had extra of the ball of their half and put ourselves ready to create extra probabilities.”

Derby head coach Phillip Cocu advised BBC Radio Derby: “I do not see any offside. The goalkeeper reaches for the nook the place the shot goes, so the view shouldn’t be blocked. The frustration is kind of huge right here.

“The one factor we are able to blame ourselves for is the chance Graeme Shinnie had. In fact he desires to attain it, however that is a key second within the recreation. If he scores the second aim, I am positive we’ll win it.

“Within the second half, for 20 minutes they pushed us a little bit bit again. After we conceded, we picked up once more and went to seek out the winner. It is only a pity that the winner did not come however I am happy with the crew.”

Line-ups

Nottm Forest

  • 30Samba
  • 2ChristieBooked at 18mins
  • 3Figueiredo
  • 26McKenna
  • 44Ioannou
  • 23Lolley
  • 31ArterBooked at 90mins
  • 22Yates
  • 11Ameobi
  • 7GrabbanSubstituted forKnockaertat 45′minutes
  • 33Taylor

Substitutes

  • 6Mbe Soh
  • 12Smith
  • 15Freeman
  • 16Jenkinson
  • 17Mighten
  • 21Sow
  • 28Knockaert

Derby

  • 1Marshall
  • 2Knowledge
  • 33Davies
  • 16Clarke
  • 12ByrneSubstituted forHolmesat 77′minutes
  • 38Knight
  • 4Shinnie
  • 26Buchanan
  • 7Jozwiak
  • 9WaghornSubstituted forKazim-Richardsat 86′minutes
  • 10LawrenceSubstituted forSibleyat 86′minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Forsyth
  • 6te Wierik
  • 8Chicken
  • 13Kazim-Richards
  • 17Sibley
  • 21Roos
  • 25Holmes

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