Nottingham Forest Under 23s drew 0-0 with Coventry City in the Professional Development League on Monday night.
The Reds were reduced to ten men with 20 minutes to play following a red card for Julian Larsson but they held out to earn a creditable draw and stretch their lead at the top of the table to three points.
Forest: Diallo, Gibson-Hammond, Blackett (Powell 63’), Barnes, Fernandes, Sanders, En-Neyah, Bachirou, Larsson, Dekel-Daks (Andrew 74’), Asare (Hammond 84’)
Subs not used: Statham, McDonnell
Bookings: Dekel-Daks 37', Fernandes 47', Powell 79'
Sent off: Larsson 69'