Steve Cooper discusses the emotional ‘disappointment’ he noticed within the team in the dressing room following their 2-2 draw with Luton as he sends a heartfelt…

Forest had a two-goal lead but allowed Luton to equalize in injury time.

Chris Wood, who scored two impressive goals in the second half, received praise from his manager. Initially, the Reds appeared to be in control, but a series of unwarranted substitutions disrupted their momentum.

After the draw on Saturday, Nottingham Forest has slipped to 15th place in the Premier League. Both Brentford and Wolves secured victories over the weekend, and Forest now finds themselves in a precarious position.

Cooper expressed his dissatisfaction with the turn of events on Saturday. He had witnessed a strong performance from his team but saw it unravel.

Goals from Chiedozie Ogbene and Elijah Adebayo allowed Luton to salvage an unexpected point, leaving Forest in a difficult position. They are set to face four teams that participate in European competitions.

Following the game, there were jeers from the fans at the City Ground. Nottingham Forest has now gone five games without a win, and Cooper cannot afford another relegation battle, especially after acquiring quality players during the summer.

Cooper stated to Nottinghamshire Live, “I was frustrated as well. Everyone was frustrated, there was nobody in the dressing room who was pleased with how that game ended. Everyone leaving the stadium, including players and staff, will be frustrated and disappointed. We share the victories, defeats, and draws with the supporters.”

Cooper, as the head coach, may now be under pressure. With upcoming away matches against Liverpool and West Ham, as well as home fixtures against Aston Villa and Brighton, it is challenging to identify where Forest might secure their next win.

Steve Cooper sends Nottingham Forest 'fight it out' message as expert slams  decision - Nottinghamshire Live

While Cooper has earned some credit for his previous work with the Reds, the unforgiving nature of Premier League football means that managers can never be complacent.

It remains to be seen whether Evangelos Marinakis, the club’s owner, shares this sentiment. For now, Cooper must focus on preparing Nottingham Forest mentally for their upcoming game against Liverpool at Anfield.

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