Nottingham Forest boss Sean O'Driscoll: We were lucky to get point from Leicester City match
Nottingham Forest boss Sean O'Driscoll admitted his side had been lucky to leave the King Power Stadium with a point.
Simon Cox's controversial equaliser from the penalty spot after a Zak Whitbread was adjudged to have fouled Billy Sharp inside the area gave Forest a share of the derby spoils.
But O'Driscoll said his side's performance had not deserved such generosity.
"We were definitely fortunate," he said. "You try to be honest with your opinions, whether you win, lose or draw – and we got out of jail, we were lucky.
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"It is just my opinion. If it was given against my team, I would tell you the same thing – I did not think it was a penalty.
"I can see why the referee gave it.
"I am not going to run on the pitch and tell Simon (Cox) to blast the ball over the bar, because we all live by the same rules. Everyone in this division will moan about decisions not going their way.
"Most people keep quiet when they do go in their favour. In the context of the game, it was fortunate for us.
"We gave the ball away so many times. You can talk about tactics, structure, organisation and anything else – but if you give the ball away as frequently as we did, then that all goes out the window. We will blame the early start.
"On a positive side, we gave ourselves a chance because we defended, we never gave anything up. We had players who followed up on balls they had no right to get.
"We got a fortunate penalty at the other end, however. That is the first time we have come off the pitch this season where I have felt that we did not deserve anything.
"We will try to react with a better performance. We want to play as well as we did against Middlesbrough when we play Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.
"Before the game, if you had offered me the point, I would have taken it. But, if you had told me we would play like this, I would say 'no, no, no, no'.
"There were fewer positives to come out of this game than there were in the three defeats we have had."