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Match preview: Norwich vs Forest in association with Football Index

9 December 2020

Check out all you need to know ahead of Nottingham Forest's trip to Norwich in the match preview, in association with Football Index.

Nottingham Forest are back on the road as they head east to take on Norwich City at Carrow Road on Wednesday night (kick-off 7.45pm).

The Reds will be looking to turn their form around and pick up just their second away win of the season against The Canaries who have made a fine start to the season.

Daniel Farke's side go into the midweek round of fixtures top of the table and will be aiming to stay on their perch going into the weekend.

Team news

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

Forest thoughts


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From the opposition

Daniel Farke knows that his Norwich side will be up for a tough game when Nottingham Forest, despite what The Reds' league position shows.


He said: "First of all we have shown it many times that each and every game is very difficult. I don't judge Nottingham Forest on their position now, I judge them by their potential.

"They are still challengers for the top six. They have an experienced coach and I think they are one of the best teams in the offence in the league. It is just a question of time until they start an unbeaten run. It is not if more when. 

"Since Chris (Hughton) took over they have had some unbelievably bad luck with injuries. The team is struggling a bit but they have quality and with his leadership and knowledge, it is just a question of time until they start a really good run.

"I have them as still a competitor for the top six. We know we have to be fully focused and fully switched on against them."

Live coverage

Wednesday night's match is available to watch live on iFollow Forest. Season card holders who selected option 1 will have access to the game as one of their midweek away fixtures, while other fans can purchase a match pass for £10.

Audio commentary provided by BBC Radio Nottingham is also available. Click here for more information.


Darren Bond from Lancashire is the referee in charge of Wednesday's game at Carrow Road. He has taken charge of 10 games so far this season, showing 33 yellow cards and one red card.

He last took charge of a Forest match at the end of last season, overseeing the 1-0 home win against Bristol City, with the clash against Norwich being his 14th time overseeing a Forest game, with The Reds winning five and losing four of those.

Other fixtures

To be played at 7.45pm unless otherwise stated:


Coventry 0-0 Luton
Huddersfield 2-0 Sheffield Wednesday
Millwall 1-1 QPR
Stoke 1-2 Cardiff
Swansea 0-0 Bournemouth
Watford 2-0 Rotherham


Preston vs Middlesbrough (7pm)
Barnsley vs Wycombe
Brentford vs Derby
Bristol City vs Blackburn
Reading vs Birmingham

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