Date: 20th April 2016 at 3:22pm
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Nottingham Forest’s Championship season continued with a draw against Blackburn at the City Ground on Tuesday.

The Forest winless run was extended to eight-matches following a one-one draw with Blackburn, when we weren’t able to hold a lead.

Britt Assombalonga’s cameo was a positive though, he was on for his first outing in 14-months after a serious knee injury for the final 10-minutes.

Dexter Blackstock’s fourth-goal of the season had Forest ahead early on with him profiting from a Blackburn mistake and beating Rovers ‘keeper Jason Steele with a ‘tame effort.’

This wasn’t a lead Forest could hold for long though with Blackburn level just seven-minutes later through Danny Graham.

Henri Lansbury looked for a winner, denied by Steele and also seeing an effort clip the crossbar, but given the superior goal-difference Forest have MK Dons can’t now catch us so despite not being quite ‘mathematically’ certain it’s all but for us now!

Here’s a round up of the Championship action from the other games played in midweek….

These were the other results.

Tuesday 19th April 2016
Birmingham 2-2 Preston
Brentford 2-1 Cardiff
Brighton 4-0 QPR
Bristol City 2-3 Derby
Burnley 1-1 Middlesbrough
Ipswich 1-1 Fulham
Leeds 2-1 Wolves
Nottm Forest 1-1 Blackburn
Rotherham 1-1 Huddersfield
Sheff Wed 0-0 MK Dons
Bolton 0-0 Charlton
Reading 1-2 Hull

The top two Burnley and Middlesbrough (one-one) played out a draw at Turf Moor leaving it as things were, with Boro the leaders but the three-way battle with Brighton (four-nil) ongoing with the Seagulls closing the gap on both with a win over QPR at the Amex Stadium.

Only two-points separate the top three!

Hull (two-one) and Derby (three-two) now know they’ll be in the play-offs with wins at Reading and Bristol City, respectively, with this defeat also leaving the Robins needing another point to ensure they avoid relegation.

Which (relegation) was confirmed for Charlton (nil-nil) after they drew with already relegated Bolton meaning both will do battle in League 1 next season.

MK Dons (nil-nil) are almost certain to join to join them with a draw at Hillsborough against Sheffield Wednesday just delaying the inevitable with Wednesday almost secure of a play-off place following Cardiff’s (two-one) defeat at Brentford.

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