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Nottingham Forest fans react on Twitter to Liam Bridcutt's performance against Leeds

Liam Bridcutt of Leeds United uring the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 13, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 on Saturday evening.

Nottingham Forest mascot flies the flag before the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in Nottingham, England.Nottingham Forest mascot flies the flag before the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United

Leeds United's fine start to the season under Thomas Christiansen continued on Saturday evening with a 2-0 away win over Nottingham Forest.

The Whites beat Sunderland 2-0 last weekend and replicated that result with a fine performance at the City Ground, with the result taking Leeds up to third in the Championship table.

Kemar Roofe opened the scoring as he turned home Liam Cooper's header across goal, before Ezgjan Alioski sealed the win in the second half with a powerful strike from long range.

Mark Warburton manager of Nottingham Forest looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in Nottingham,...Mark Warburton manager of Nottingham Forest looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United

Whilst Leeds were elated with their win, Forest will have been disappointed to have lost having failed to build on their midweek Carabao Cup win over Premier League side Newcastle United.

Manager Mark Warburton decided to hand a first start to new signing and ex-Leeds midfielder Liam Bridcutt, meaning his debut came against the club he left earlier this month.

The 28-year-old will have wanted to show Leeds what they're missing, but he struggled to stamp his authority on the game, much to the delight of Leeds fans.

Liam Bridcutt of Leeds United uring the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 13, 2017 in Leeds, England.Liam Bridcutt

However, Forest fans were not impressed, with many taking to Twitter to criticise his performance as one of the worst debuts in recent memory for Forest, as others suggested it's no wonder why Leeds let him go.

Others are naturally prepared to give Bridcutt more time to shine as it was only his first game for the club, but many were left underwhelmed by his debut performance.

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