Toral explains where he was impressed by Nottingham Forest

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Arsenal-owned Jon Toral has explained what impressed him most when his loan employers Brentford drew with Nottingham Forest earlier this week.

Brentford star Jon Toral has told his club’s official website where he was impressed by Nottingham Forest during the 2-2 draw on Easter Monday.

Forest boss Dougie Freedman was left frustrated after his team caved in after leading 2-0, but Toral has suggested there is plenty for Forest to be positive about, praising certain aspects of their performance.

“Nottingham Forest played very well and pressed us very well. It wasn’t easy for us to move the ball quickly and we couldn’t find the spaces,” said the Arsenal owned player.

Freedman has done a good job since he replaced former manager Stuart Pearce, but he has to find a way to fine tune things to make his side harder to break down.

The Scot has always stressed the need for passion and commitment from all areas of his side, regardless of how Forest find themselves setup before or during a match.

The forwards need to press hard at the top to put pressure on the opposition defence, the midfield has to narrow and flood specific areas of the pitch and the defence needs to try and maintain a high line while cutting out the space.

Concentration levels also have to be tight for the entire 90 minutes because Forest let things slip against the Bees, which is likely to have annoyed their boss even though the side don't have a great deal to play for over the rest of the season.

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