Date: 12th April 2016 at 2:34pm
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Nottingham Forest’s Championship season continued with a defeat against Brighton at the City Ground on Monday.

An injury-time goal from Brighton condemned Forest to a two-one defeat, when it looked as though a point had been secured.

Brighton took a 27th-minute lead when Lewis Dunk got onto the end of a freekick to put the visitors ahead at half time.

Dexter Blackstock was brought on to have an impact, due to Jamie Ward being forced off, and he did exactly that as he headed in, via the post, the equaliser within five-minutes of the restart.

Henri Lansbury could have had Forest ahead but his failure to take a good chance proved costly with Brighton substitute Steve Sidwell winning it for the Seagulls in the 91st-minute as a deserved point became none with it now five defeats in the last six-matches for the Reds.

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

These were the other results.

Saturday 9th April 2016
Burnley 1-0 Leeds
Bristol City 4-1 Sheff Wed
Derby 4-1 Bolton
Fulham 2-1 Cardiff
Huddersfield 2-2 Hull
Ipswich 1-3 Brentford
Middlesbrough 1-0 Preston
MK Dons 0-4 Rotherham
QPR 2-1 Charlton
Reading 0-2 Birmingham
Wolves 0-0 Blackburn

Monday 11th April 2016
Nottm Forest 1-2 Brighton

The run without a win, after a couple of draws, from Burnley (one-nil) ended with a win over Leeds to ensure the Clarets retained top spot whatever the promotion rivals did with this the game to start off the weekend games on Saturday lunchtime.

Middlesbrough (one-nil) reacted to keep pace with the leaders after another win at the Riverside against Preston.

What a result for Bristol City (four-one) with play-off chasing Sheffield Wednesday well beaten at Ashton Gate, seeing the Robins almost safe from any relegation worries with the Owls still likely to finish in the top six though.

Derby (four-one) secured an impressive win over Bolton, who will now definitely be playing League 1 football next season, to strengthen the play-off position whereas Cardiff (two-one) look as though they’ll miss out having lost at Fulham.

Bolton are gone, Charlton (two-one) beaten at QPR are looking highly likely to join them as well with MK Dons (four-nil) heavily beaten at home by Rotherham, who look certain to stay up now, to move that step closer to going down too.

As Brighton (two-one) finished this round of games with a win at struggling Nottingham Forest it’s a case of ‘as you were’ for the top three, with little separating them as all three won so this battle for the title, let alone automatic promotion, remains very tight.

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