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Match preview: Forest vs Bristol City in association with Football Index

30 June 2020

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

Nottingham Forest are back at The City Ground for their second home game in four days as they face Bristol City on Wednesday night (kick-off 6pm).

The Reds picked up an impressive 3-1 win against Huddersfield on the weekend and will be hoping to follow that up with another win, this time against one of their rivals for a top six spot. 

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Bristol City were finding things tough form-wise before the break, and have returned to two defeats so will be looking to halt that slide and keep their play-off hopes alive.

Team news

Sabri Lamouchi has no fresh injury concerns for the match against Bristol City.

Check out the full team news for both teams here

Forest thoughts

Head to head

  Forest wins Draws Bristol City wins
League 31 28 20
FA Cup 4 1  
League Cup 4 3  
EFL Trophy 0 1  
Total 39 33  

Last time out

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From the opposition

Bristol City manager Lee Johnson felt there was plenty of positives for his side to take from the defeat against Sheffield Wednesday on the weekend, and is confident that his side can get a result at The City Ground.

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He said: "They are massive games coming up, and there’s no hiding from the fact that our form hasn’t been good enough but I did see positives and I do know my teams and I do think we can go to Nottingham Forest and get a result, I really do.

"Of course, not if we don’t win the boxes so we’ll have to win the boxes but there was a lot more attitude to our game and forward thinking than there was in the previous game."

Bristol City's last five

L - Huddersfield 2-1 Bristol City (25/02/20)
D - Millwall 1-1 Bristol City (29/02/20)
D - Bristol City 1-1 Fulham (07/03/20)
L - Blackburn 3-1 Bristol City (20/06/20)
L - Bristol City 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday (28/06/20)

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Forest vs Bristol City: iFollow Forest FAQs

30 June 2020

Coverage

Nottingham Forest supporters are able to watch the full 90 minutes against Bristol City live on iFollow Forest.

For only £10, you can purchase a match pass to watch live and exclusive coverage of Forest’s clash with The Robins including commentary from BBC Radio Nottingham's Colin Fray.

To purchase a match pass, simply visit nottinghamforest.co.uk/ifollow/subscribe, scroll down to the match passes section and click ‘Purchase Now’ next to the Bristol City fixture.

Season card holders who have selected option 1 from the refund options will be able to watch all The Reds' remaining games free of charge on iFollow Forest. For more information, please click here.

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

Referee

Darren Bond will be the referee in charge on Wednesday night. The referee from Lancashire ahas officiated 27 games so far this season, showing 96 yellow cards and one red card.

He has taken charge of two Forest matches in 2019-20, the 3-2 home win against Blackburn and the 1-0 home defeat against Charlton.

Other fixtures

Tuesday

Millwall vs Swansea (5pm)
Barnsley vs Blackburn (6pm)
Cardiff vs Charlton (6pm)
Reading vs Brentford (6pm)
QPR vs Fulham (6.30pm)
Leeds vs Luton (7.45pm)
Wigan vs Stoke (7.45pm)

Wednesday

Preston vs Derby (5pm)
Birmingham vs Huddersfield (6pm)
Sheffield Wednesday vs West Brom (7.45pm)

Thursday

Hull vs Middlesbrough (5pm)


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