SERGE AURIER scored his first Premier League goal for over two years in another poor result for Chelsea boss Graham Potter.
Forest defender Aurier had not found the net since Spurs battered Manchester United 6-1 at Old Trafford in October 2020.
But the Ivorian full-back delivered a striker’s finish in the 63rd minute as Steve Cooper’s team scored for the first time this season after conceding.
It was no more than Forest deserved.
Equally, though, Chelsea, so comfortable at half-time as they led through a goal from Raheem Sterling, will once again wonder how they let another three points slip through their fingers.
It is now just one win in seven League games for Graham Potter, whose side now face Manchester City on Thursday.
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After taking a step forward in the 2-0 Boxing Day win over Bournemouth, this was two steps backwards.
Yet despite only leading at the break with that 16th minute Sterling goal, Chelsea were controlling the game.
Mason Mount wasted the first chance with a shot off target, much to the delight of the home fans who accused him of being a Derby reject.
Brennan Johnson used his pace to get clear of Marc Cucurella but his initial shot, and also the rebound, were saved by Kepa Arrizabalaga.
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