Nottingham Forest fans react on Twitter to Reading defeat

Ben Watson and Michael Dawson of Nottingham Forest look dejected during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Burton Albion and Nottingham Forest at Pirelli Stadium on October 30,...

The Reds began life without Aitor Karanka with a 2-0 loss at the Madejski Stadium. Some Forest fans think the club deserved it.

A dejected Joe Lolley of Nottingham Forest at full time of the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Nottingham Forest at Pride Park Stadium on December 17, 2018 in Derby,...

Nottingham Forest have begun life without Aitor Karanka at the helm in the worst possible way as they succumbed to a 2-0 defeat away at Reading and finished the Championship game with nine men.

The Reds were a goal down by the midway point of the first half as John Swift combined with Modou Barrow to rifle home from close range, a scoreline that remained as such come the half-time whistle.

However, the first of Forest's red cards came on 62 minutes and left Simon Ireland's trailing side with a mountain to climb after Danny Fox was shown a second yellow for his part in a scuffle.

 

Seven minutes from time, Tendayi Darikwa also saw red, this time for a late lunge on home substitute Danny Loader, and to add insult to injury, Jack Robinson scored an own goal four minutes later to make it a truly miserable afternoon for the away contingent.

Although Forest remain four points behind the playoffs, the departure of a popular manager combined with a poor run of form has very much soured the mood at the City Ground.

Here is how some Reds faithful reacted on Twitter to the defeat at the Madejski Stadium:

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