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Match preview: Huddersfield vs Forest in association with Football Index

20 December 2019

Check out the match preview as Nottingham Forest look to get back to winning ways when they take on Huddersfield Town, in association with Football Index.

Ticket News

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Forest will be looking to bounce back and get three points on the board after a run of four games without a win. The Reds were well beaten by Sheffield Wednesday last time out and Sabri Lamouchi's side will be looking for a response.

Huddersfield have found life tough back in the second-tier after two seasons in the Premier League, but new manager Danny Cowley has injected some positivity into their form, despite just one win in their last seven outings. 

Team news

Yuri Ribeiro, Samba Sow, Carl Jenkinson, Yohan Benalouane and Michael Hefele are all nearing a return to action, edging closer to a first-team recall but Saturday's game may come too soon for them.

Forest thoughts

Head to head

  Forest wins Draws Huddersfield wins
League 15 13 20
League Cup 2 3 0
FA Cup 0 1 1
Total 17 17 21

Last time out

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From the opposition

Huddersfield manager Danny Cowley said that Nottingham Forest are among the best teams in the division and expects a tough contest on Saturday.

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He said: “Forest have had an excellent start to the season but a bit more of a difficult period just recently, no doubt they will be highly motivated after the back of a disappointing result on Saturday against Sheffield Wednesday.

“I think that they have goals in their team, they can use different formations and they like to get control in possession and want to try and dominate the ball, but they can also carry a threat on the counter attack.

“Certainly, with the ball they’re one of the best teams in the division.”

Ticket News

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Tickets and travel

All tickets available for Nottingham Forest supporters have sold out, with The Reds set to be backed by 2,490 supporters at the John Smith's Stadium.

Tickets set for collection will be available from The City Ground until 10am on Saturday, after which they will be sent for collection at Huddersfield Town.

Collections and duplicates will be available from window two in the main ticket office at the John Smith's Stadium.

Referee

Andy Davies will be the man in the middle for Saturday's game, his 19th match of the season.

Davies, from Hampshire, will officiate both teams for the first time this season, having shown 57 yellow cards and two red in his previous 18 games. 

He took charge of two Forest games last season, both ending in victory, as he oversaw the 3-0 win away at Bolton and the 3-1 victory over Wigan at The City Ground. 

Coverage

International subscribers to iFollow Forest will be able to watch the action live, with audio commentary provided by BBC Radio Nottingham also available.

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

Other fixtures

All fixtures to be played at 3pm on Saturday unless otherwise stated:

Middlesbrough vs Stoke (Friday, 7.45pm)
Cardiff vs Preston (12.30pm)
Fulham vs Leeds
Hull vs Birmingham
Luton vs Swansea
Millwall vs Barnsley
QPR vs Charlton
Reading vs Derby
West Brom vs Brentford
Sheffield Wednesday vs Bristol City (Sunday, 12pm)
Blackburn vs Wigan (Monday, 7.45pm)


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