OPINION: Lichaj’s red mist, Tomlin’s influence, Karanka’s masterplan and first sight of those green shoots of recovery

Aitor Karanka
Aitor Karanka

An encouraging second half fight back from Nottingham Forest during their 1-1 draw at home to Reading has spread new optimism among the fanbase.

Here, Reds fan columnnist Steve Corry discusses Tuesday night’s draw, Eric Lichaj’s red card at Burton Albion, Lee Tomlin’s influence and new boss Aitor Karanka’s masterplan.