PRO FOOTBALL: Forest keep up pressure on rivals

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Promotion hopefuls Nottingham Forest kept up the pressure on their rivals in the Championship with an away win over Huddersfield Town.

Three goals in the last 28 minutes helped The Reds secure all three points in a 3-0 victory to move just a point behind fourth-placed Derby County as the race for the Premier League hots up.

The win for Forest made it 16 games unbeaten in all competitions and means they have an eight-point cushion preserving their spot in the playoff places.

It is now shaping up to be a hard-fought run-in with just five points separating second-to-fifth places.

Against Huddersdfield it was once again Jamie Paterson who came up with the goods — and a brace — for Forest.

It was in the 63rd minute that he broke the deadlock with a header from a cross by new signing Daniel Cox.

And he gave the away side more of a buffer in the 82nd minute with a right-footed finish after being found by the head of Darius Henderson.

And it was the latter who tied up all three points in the final minute when he crashed in from a tight angle.