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Match preview: Forest vs Middlesbrough in association with Football Index

9 December 2019

Check out all you need to know ahead of Nottingham Forest's clash with Middlesbrough at The City Ground in the match preview, in association with Football Index.

Nottingham Forest will be looking to get back to winning ways against Middlesbrough at The City Ground on Tuesday night (kick-off 7.45pm).

The Reds lost out last time against Cardiff before a 2-2 draw at Millwall on Friday night and will be hoping to get the first of two home victories this week.

Middlesbrough picked up a vital home victory on the weekend and will be looking to build on that to climb away from the bottom of the table.

Ticket News

Tickets: Middlesbrough (H)

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Team news

Yuri Ribeiro, Samba Sow and Carl Jenkinson are still unavailable through injury although could return for Saturday's game against Sheffield Wednesday.

Ryan Yates is available once again having completed his three-match ban, while Yohan Benalouane and Michael Hefele continue their recovery from long-term injury.

Forest thoughts

Head to head

  Forest wins Draws Middlesbrough wins
League 26 30 22
FA Cup 1 2 2
League Cup 2 0 0
Total 29 32 24

Last time out


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Peter Bankes will be the referee in charge of the clash at The City Ground. Bankes has overseen one of Forest's games so far this season, the 2-1 victory at Fulham.

He has officiated 11 matches in total in 2019-20, showing 49 yellow cards and one red card. 

Tickets and travel

Tickets are selling quickly with limited availability across the stadium for Tuesday night's clash.

Click here for full ticket information.

Making your first journey to The City Ground? Make sure you take a look at our travel and parking guide here.

Ticket News

Tickets: Sheffield Wednesday (H)

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Supporters will be able to watch the action live on iFollow Forest, wherever you are in the world. For just £10, you can purchase a match pass enabling you to watch the game live with a four-camera feed and commentary from BBC Radio Nottingham. Click here for further information.

There will also be full coverage of the game via the club's official social media channels and in the Match Centre.

The best way to follow the game is via the official Forest app, with score updates as well as the ability to follow the action on the go. You can download it here for iOS devices and Android

Other fixtures

All fixtures to be played at 7.45pm unless otherwise stated:


Bristol City vs Millwall
Charlton vs Huddersfield
Leeds vs Hull
Preston vs Fulham
Stoke vs Luton (8pm)


Barnsley vs Reading
Birmingham vs QPR
Brentford vs Cardiff
Derby vs Sheffield Wednesday
Swansea vs Blackburn
Wigan vs West Brom

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