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Match preview: Forest vs Sheffield Wednesday in association with Football Index

14 December 2020

Check out all you need to know ahead of Nottingham Forest's match against Sheffield Wednesday, in association with Football Index.

Nottingham Forest are back in action at The City Ground on Tuesday night as Sheffield Wednesday are the visitors (kick-off 7.45pm).

The Reds are searching for a big three points to kick-start their campaign and will be looking for a boost heading into the festive period after the weekend defeat against Brentford.

Sheffield Wednesday have had a tough season so far as well, finding themselves rooted to the bottom of the table with Tony Pulis's men also in search of a morale-boosting victory.

Team news

Click here for the latest team news from the Nottingham Forest dressing room.

Forest thoughts

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From the opposition

Sheffield Wednesday manager Tony Pulis said his side were unlucky in their defeat against Barnsley on the weekend but they have to keep going as they head to The City Ground.

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He said: “I thought we were deserved a point from the game, particularly the way we played in the second half.

"We dominated the ball and we were really unfortunate when Joey hits the crossbar and the post, but that’s the way things are going for us right now.

“We have to roll up our sleeves, we go to Nottingham Forest on Tuesday and that’s as big a game as it gets right now.”

Live coverage

Tuesday night's match is live on iFollow Forest, with season card holders who selected option 1 available to watch the full 90 minutes live.

Other supporters can also purchase a match pass for £10 (£7 if overseas) or an audio pass featuring commentary from BBC Radio Nottingham.

You can also follow the match via the club's official social media channels and in the Match Centre.

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Referee

Stephen Martin will be the man in the middle on Tuesday night, taking charge of his second Forest match this season.

Martin, from Staffordshire, took charge of the 1-1 home draw against Rotherham in October with the match against Sheffield Wednesday being his 14th so far this season. He has shown 26 yellow cards and no red cards in his previous 13.

Wade Smith and Carl-Fitch Jackson will the the assistant referees, with Stephen Copeland the fourth official.

Other fixtures

To be played at 7.45pm unless otherwise stated:

Tuesday

QPR vs Stoke (5.30pm)
Barnsley vs Preston
Bournemouth vs Wycombe
Bristol City vs Millwall
Watford vs Brentford (8pm)

Wednesday

Derby vs Swansea (5.30pm)
Middlesbrough vs Luton (7pm)
Blackburn vs Rotherham
Cardiff vs Birmingham
Coventry vs Huddersfield (8pm)
Reading vs Norwich (8pm)


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