Nottingham Forest fans react on Twitter to controversial decision v Birmingham City

Nottingham Forest supporters take to social networking site Twitter to have their say on the late penalty decision against Birmingham City in the Championship on Saturday.

Nottingham Forest suffered a blow in their quest to finish in the top six of the Championship this season on Saturday.

Stuart Pearce’s side headed into the match against Birmingham City at St. Andrew’s on the back of two successive wins, but they suffered a 2-1 defeat in their final game of the month.

David Cotterill have Birmingham the lead with a stunning 20-yard strike after just 10 minutes, but Forest striker Britt Assombalonga equalised in the 84th minute.

However, five minutes later the 21-year-old turned from hero to villain as he conceded a controversial penalty.

Assombalonga was adjudged to have committed a handball offence inside the Forest penalty box and was promptly sent off, with Paul Caddis slotting home the resulting spot-kick with ease.

It was a controversial decision as it was the fourth official, Nigel Smith, who saw the incident from the touchline and made the call.

Forest fans were bemused with it and took to social networking site Twitter to have their say on the matter. Below are the best reactions.

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