Nottingham Forest Under 23s suffered a 3-2 defeat against Crewe Alexandra at the Nigel Doughty Academy this afternoon.
Goals from Aaron Smith and Virgil Gomis weren't enough for Gareth Holmes's side as their push for a top-two finish in the Professional Development League took a hit with their first defeat in four games.
The Reds are next in action when they make the trip to take on Huddersfield Town on Wednesday 4th April at the John Smith's Stadium (kick-off 1pm).
Forest: Evtimov, Richardson, Preston, Taylor, Crookes, Iacovitti (Stewart 39'), Trialist (Trialist 64'), Otim, Smith, Edser, Appiah (Gomis 54')
Unused subs: Shelvey, Johnson
Goals: Smith 8', Gomis 69'