Forest 0-0 Barnsley
A draw at The City Ground is something that I am sure Barnsley would have been more than happy with before the championship kick-off, and this is what they got this afternoon.
Forest fans however would have been expecting much more I am sure...
Steve McClaren's first competitive game in charge turned into something of a 'damp squib', by all accounts, with neither side able to make the breakthrough.
0-0 is how it started and 0-0 is how it ended!
Nottingham Forest: Camp, Gunter, Morgan, Chambers(C), Cohen, Greening, Boateng, Anderson, Reid (Majewski 73min), McGugan, McGoldrick (Garner 55min)
Subs not used: Smith, Lynch, Tudgay.
Bookings: Morgan 36min.
Barnsley: Steele, Wiseman, McEveley, Edwards(C), Foster, Addison, Doyle, Perkins, Butterfield (Vaz Te 88 min), Davies (O'Brien 79min), Haynes
Subs not used: Preece, Hassell, McNulty.
Bookings: McEveley 7min, Edwards 27min
Referee: A Haines
Attendance: 22,951 (Away: 2,073)
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