Date: 22nd October 2009 at 5:05pm
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Speaking after the match on Tuesday night, Tykes manager Mark Robins was tasting defeat for the first time in four games at the City Ground after Guy Moussi`s late winner for Forest sent Barnsley home with nothing, bringing their winning streak to a bitter end. He told Barnsley Football Club`s official website: “It can certainly be a cruel game. I know how Ipswich felt a couple of weeks ago now when we did the same to them, but we have got to take it on the chin.”

Robins` Reds were the inflictors of a late defeat for Ipswich Town early on in the month when Jon Macken struck in the last 30 seconds of the game at Oakwell to give Barnsley a 2-1 victory.

Barnsley had kept Forest at bay for over 93 minutes with some very tough defending and could have even nicked it but it wasn`t to be and Barnsley paid the price for a loss of concentration in the final minute: “we switch off to a long, hopeful ball which we have defended well all night.” It was a promising away performance from the Reds, who were under the kosh for much of the game, with Luke Steele saving all bar one of Forest`s eleven goal bound efforts.