Nottingham Forest show there's still life in them yet

Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton applauds the fans

The Reds are just one point above the relegation zone, but showed fight to snatch an injury time equaliser against Derby County.

Derby's Craig Bryson is tackled by Nottingham Forest's Britt AssombalongaDerby's Craig Bryson is tackled by Nottingham Forest's Britt Assombalonga

When Nottingham Forest striker Apostolos Vellios hammered the post with an effort outside the box in injury time with the Reds 2-1 down to rivals Derby County, you'd have forgiven fans for thinking that it wouldn't be their day.

However, not to be deterred, mere minutes after Vellios almost snatched a point, left back Dani Pinillos found the equaliser after Ben Osborn found the Spaniard unmarked from a corner, sparking scenes of bedlam.

In what was a huge test of Forest's mental strength as a side, ultimately they passed and showed that while they may still go down this season, they won't be getting relegated without a fight.

New manager Mark Warburton would've been delighted with how his side kept battling and kept fighting when it would have been easy for a team in Forest's precarious position to lose hope with time running out.

Nottingham Forest manager Mark WarburtonNottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton

Warburton's main task over the international break will be to sort out the club's away form, with Forest winning just two of their away matches all season.

Immediately after the break, Forest have two back-to-back away fixtures against Preston North End and relegation rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers, but going by the fight shown in the Derby match, they've shown they can turn their situation around.

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