|Derby County:||Cyrus Christie, Cafu, Tobias Figueiredo, Joe Worrall, Brice Samba, Yuri Ribeiro, Glenn Murray, Filip Krovinovic, Anthony Knockaert, James Garner and Luke Freeman|
|Nottingham Forest:||Matt Clarke, David Marshall, Max Bird, Martyn Waghorn, Graeme Shinnie, Andre Wisdom, Jason Knight, Kazim, Kamil Jozwiak, Nathan Byrne and Lee Buchanan|
|Stadium:||Pride Park Stadium|
|Goals:||James Garner (0-1, min. 33) and Kazim (1-1, min. 84)|
Derby County were held to 1-1 draw by Nottingham Forest down on Friday at Pride Park Stadium. Both Derby County and Nottingham Forest arrived fresh from some positive results. Derby County were looking to continue their run, following a 2-0 victory against Huddersfield Town while Nottingham Forest were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Rotherham United and Blackburn Rovers. After today’s result, Derby County are in 17th place, with 38 points from 33 matches, while Nottingham Forest sit in 14th, with 40 points from 33.
It was an impressive opening from Nottingham Forest, beginning with a goal from James Garner in the 33rd minute, finalising the first half with a 1-0.
Derby County took the initiative in the second half, with a goal from Kazim, 84 minutes in, and the game ended 1-1.
Derby County brought on Kelle Roos, Louie Sibley, Lee Gregory and Patrick Roberts for David Marshall, Kamil Jozwiak, Graeme Shinnie and Martyn Waghorn. Nottingham Forest brought on Lyle Taylor and Tyler Blackett, to replace Glenn Murray and Luke Freeman.
The referee booked Andre Wisdom for Derby County.