Derby and Forest supporters react on Twitter to Ince's display last night

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Derby County supporters are delighted with the impact that on-loan Hull City midfielder Tom Ince has made for them. Nottingham Forest fans are less pleased.

Derby County supporters have hailed Tom Ince after the attacking midfielder played a crucial role in their 3-3 draw with Rotherham United last night.

Ince scored twice in the contest to take his tally to five goals in his first three games for Derby since signing on loan from Hull City.

Ince's blistering start to life with the Rams means that he has already become a key player for them, and he looks certain to play a prominent role in their charge for promotion.

At the moment Derby are locked in a three-way fight for one of the top two spots and their point last night may be crucial come May.

Although Steve McClaren's side would had travelled to the New York Stadium looking to be victorious, after being 3-1 down in the match they will feel that a draw is a good result.

Without Ince in their team it surely wouldn't have been possible and he is quickly becoming a fans' favourite at the iPro, with supporters urging McClaren to get him tied down to a permanent deal. 

Yesterday evening, Ince scored twice and laid on two chances for his teammates in a display which showcased all his talents.

The 23-year-old has previously been a major threat in the Championship and he appears to be getting back to his very best with the Rams. 

  GoalsChances createdShotsDribblesPassesPassing AccuracyTouchesAppearancesMins Played
Tom Ince 2 2 3 1 28 85.71% 50 1 90

Ince is a central part of their attacking plans - as shown by his 50 touches of the ball - and his ability in possession is particularly evident, with 85% of his passes finding a teammate.

Ince's good form may be delighting Derby supporters, but their rivals, Nottingham Forest, are having to watch on with envy.

Forest had signed the winger earlier in the campaign, but he failed to make an impact at the City Ground, with his performances short of quality.

Ince appeared to struggle to fit in with the Reds' tactics and it was no surprise to see no extension sought after he was recalled by Hull. 

His showings for Derby have highlighted his class though, and it's fair to say that Forest fans are frustrated with their club's failure to fully utilise his quality. 

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