Nottingham Forest salvaged a point at Middlesbrough as Lewis Grabban scored late on in a 2-2 draw with Jonathan Woodgate’s team.

The Reds took to the lead at the Riverside Stadium through Ryan Yates but fell behind through Rudy Gestede and Lewis Wing goals before half-time.

With the game looking to be slipping away from Forest, Grabban came up trumps, however.

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Some quality centre forward play saw him toe the ball into the goal with goalkeeper Ainsley Pears appealing for a foul.

The Reds were relatively poor throughout and from a Forest point of view this one won’t live long in the memory.

One particularly pleasing aspect for the Reds was the introduction of Joao Carvalho.

The Portuguese playmaker was introduced in the 74th minute and his delivery into the box, in particular, was impressive.

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Carvalho has struggled for game time this season and luckily for him, he came on and made an impact against Boro.

The 22-year-old will hope to have earned a start on Friday against Millwall and the supporters were clearly impressed with his impact.

Here is a selection of tweets from supporters regarding the cameo of Joao Carvalho.

 

 

 

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