Nottingham Forest slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Reading in the first game following the departure of Aitor Karanka who left the club on Friday.

The Reds were way below par in Berkshire and the club must now act fast to appoint a manager ahead of two big home games.

Simon Ireland took temporary charge and it was a truly miserably Forest performance.

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Ireland saw his side reduced to nine men following with Danny Fox and Tendayi Darikwa both shown red cards.

It was Fox who came in for the most criticism following the reverse; with many supporters feeling that the captain had let the team down.

The veteran defender was shown a second yellow card for getting involved in a scuffle that didn’t really need his input.

After such a disappointing showing Forest fans weren’t feeling overly sympathetic towards Fox who only recently returned to the side.

The two sending-offs do leave the Reds with something of a defensive crisis ahead of next weekend’s massive home game.

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