Latest Derby County news from DerbyshireLive as Colin Kazim-Richards secures a point for Wayne Rooney’s side in the East Midlands Derby at Pride Park on Friday night

Derby County fans are relieved to have scraped a point from the East Midlands derby at Pride Park on Friday night.

Nottingham Forest was in control for much of the game after James Garner’s shot found himself in the 33rd Minute had wound through the hands of Rams goalkeeper David Marshall

Colin Kazim-Richards scored an end-of-season contract extension six minutes before the end of the season to equalize Wayne Rooney’s side

Although the Rams got the game off to a good start, they were second best for much of the competition as Forest threatened the former Leicester City man who was enjoying himself on the wing through Anthony Knockaert

However, the Reds found no edge and secured the points, so Derby was able to equalize late for the second derby in a row in the East Midlands in Pride Park

And the reaction of the fans was relieved, and one more point was crucial to avoid relegation to League One

“Kazim-Richards fired a couple of people tonight,” said one fan “Bad off the bar two attacks in the first 15 minutes Jason Knight missed a sitter Marshall, well let’s not go there Lee Gregory had time to settle down and get ready Tuesday’s tactic would have been better tonight in my opinion On to Cardiff City

Another added: “We got away with it I can’t remember the last time I saw such a bad Derby vs Wald game””

“Far from the recent performances the team has put in, we got away with one and didn’t lose to it,” said a third supporter

“Absolutely awful of us, to be fair, but what an absolute belter of King Kazim,” added another

A fifth fan said: “Not a great performance head, dominated the first half hour and owed the guys that they could keep going”

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Source: https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/derby-county-nottingham-forest-fans-5052331