Some Derby fans poke fun at Nottingham Forest after Andreas Weimann scores

Andreas Weimann of Derby County celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on January 13, 2018 in...

Derby County fans enjoyed the fact that a former player took only 6 minutes to score against rivals Nottingham Forest in the opening weekend of the Championship season.

Andreas Weimann of Derby County takes on Ryan Mendes of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6,...

Some Derby County fans have taken to Twitter to poke fun at Nottingham Forest after their former player, Andreas Weimann, took all of six minutes to score against the Reds.

The Austria international forward traded Derby County for Bristol City this summer in a deal reportedly worth around £2 million, according to a report in the Daily Star.

Weimann didn’t enjoy the best of times at Derby since joining in 2015, but you would be hard-pressed to find a negative comment against him as he always put in 100% effort during his stint at Pride Park.

 

The Robins, having sold Bobby Reid to Cardiff City, have a job on their hands replacing his 19 Championship goals from last season - but Weimann couldn’t have wished for a better start at his new club.

It took just six minutes for the former Derby man to break his duck at Ashton Gate, prompting several Derby fans to go on to Forest’s official Twitter account and let their feelings be known.

Having beaten Reading 2-1 at the Madejski Friday night - and Weimann netting against the Reds after just six minutes - Derby fans must have felt they were in for the perfect weekend.

Unfortunately for them and City, Aitor Karanka’s men improved after the break and Nottingham Forest deservedly shared the spoils as Daryl Murphy netted a second-half equaliser, with the game ending in a 1-1 stalemate.

Andreas Weimann of Derby County celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on January 13, 2018 in...

Both Forest and Derby will fancy their chances of fighting for Championship promotion this season and they will be buoyed by their respective second half performances on the opening weekend of the campaign.

As for Weimann, he will hope his goal against Forest is the first of many for Bristol City as Lee Johnson’s side will also target a potential top six spot this season.

27th July 2018, Ashton Gate, Bristol, England; Pre Season football friendly, Bristol City versus AFC Bournemouth; Andreas Weimann of Bristol City saves the ball from going out on the...

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