'Tesche over Lansbury any day' - Forest fans react on Twitter to Charlton draw

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Nottingham Forest fans had their say on Twitter after yesterday's 1-1 draw with Charlton.

When Robert Tesche came on for Henri Lansbury for Nottingham Forest against Charlton Athletic at half-time on Saturday afternoon, things seemed to change.

Not only did the 27-year-old German score an absolute wondergoal to secure a point for Stuart Pearce's side, he produced a solid all-round performance.

And the Forest boss himself acknowledged the difference in tempo after half-time.

"In the first half we had no desire, no devilment, no oomph - we had a real nervousness about our play," Pearce told BBC Sport after the game.

"In the second half, it was a total contrast. The players went out, got on the front foot and showed desire and energy.

"We had one or two reasonably critical words at half time but they were constructive ones. We mainly just told them that they were doing themselves a disservice."

Could that perhaps have had anything to do with Tesche's introduction? Most likely - and Forest fans certainly feel that way.

After Lansbury's dip in form, the City Ground faithful were highly critical of their midfielder, although he looked as though he could be back to his best against Wolves. Yesterday, however, the 24-year-old was unimpressive.

And match-saving hero Tesche, according to Nottingham Forest supporters on Twitter after the game, needs to start ahead of Lansbury...

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