Nottingham Forest head coach Steve Cooper has praised the performance of Daniel Bentley during yesterday’s 2-0 win over Bristol City.
The Reds head coach has suggested that he’s sick of the sight of the goalkeeper who made several top saves yesterday.
With the score goalless, Bentley made fine stops to deny Djed Spence and Steve Cook. He then later made a brilliant save to keep out Keinan Davis’ powerful header.
The 28-year-old was in fine form, just as he was last season when the Robins nicked all three points from Forest in the first month of the campaign.
Bentley has been with Bristol City for almost two years, arriving from Brentford in July 2019.
He has made 117 appearances for the Ashton Gate-based outfit and he typically has a good game against Forest.
Cooper has also suggested that Bentley seems to do the business whenever he comes up against one of his teams.
He told Nottinghamshire Live: “We were worthy of a 2-0 win. It probably could have been more and should have been more. Bentley always seems to play well against my teams! As long as we’re creating though, I know we’ll score goals.”
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After two breathtaking saves early doors, some Forest fans could be forgiven for thinking it was going to be one of those days again.
Bentley is a solid goalkeeper at Championship level and he can count himself very hard done by yesterday.
His teammates let him down and he was one Bristol City player that can hold his head high.
Bentley will have just a year to run on his current deal in the summer and it’ll be interesting to see if the club ties down their captain.
Cooper will be glad to see the back of him for another season and will be thankful that he couldn’t stop everything that Forest threw at him yesterday.