Date: 3rd February 2014 at 2:56pm
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The Glovers conceded in injury time again on Sunday, on this occasion against Nottingham Forest though the game was already lost but what it did was ensure there wouldn’t be a dramatic fightback of our own.

Scoring in injury time made sure that Forest won 3-1 at the City Ground.

The luxury of bringing in a few players before transfer deadline day, internationals among them, just added to the quality that Forest had and they managed to bring some in for instant debuts. Hayter was the one given the nod of filling the Miller void, with him unable to face his parent club.

Forest piled the pressure on early on and could have scored a couple of times in the first 10 minutes before Moore fired Forest a warning shot but putting an effort just wide.

The lead soon came for Forest though, the ever dangerous Lansbury delivered to Paterson with Webster only able to help his effort into the net as he looked to clear the goal bound attempt.

Again Forest pressured but again The Glovers offered signs of encouragement.

Hayter had gone close before the pressure we started to put on told with McAllister’s cross finding Moore and this time he hit the target and scored a goal, he was able to out jump Forest goalkeeper Darlow and head us level.

Going into the break level was what we needed, but as so often had happened this season we couldn’t manage this and they retook the lead before half time. Paterson saw his effort parried by Stech but this fell to Mackie and his cross allowed Cox to score from just a few yards out.

Forest should have gone into the break further ahead really, Duffy misjudged a back pass that Mackie latched onto but fortunately for us his effort was into the side netting.

Stech had to save from Lansbury in the second half, with Paterson denied again but this time by the post. The Glovers didn’t offer much but Edwards made Darlow make a save, which he didn’t often have to.

The Glovers pushed for an equaliser but couldn’t threaten enough to get it.

Forest looked to close the game out and almost did this before the win was secured beyond a doubt with Djebbour unable to miss for a yard as the debutant put the finishing touches to a scramble.

The form that Forest are on doesn’t make this defeat a surprise so even though I’m disappointed I’m not too dejected but the target that Johnson had of at least two points from the six on offer against Derby County and Nottingham Forest had seen a return on none.

Games against these two sides probably aren’t going to decide our SkyBet Championship future though.