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Match preview: Forest vs Huddersfield in association with Football Index

27 June 2020

Check out all you need to know as Nottingham Forest get set to take on Huddersfield Town on Sunday with the match preview, in association with Football Index.

Nottingham Forest return to The City Ground in very different circumstances on Sunday as they entertain Huddersfield Town (kick-off 2.15pm).

A normally packed-out City Ground will be empty as the match is being played behind closed doors, but Sabri Lamouchi's side will feel the support from the fans from home as they go in search of a vital three points.

Huddersfield lost out 2-0 to Wigan on their return to action last weekend and Danny Cowley's side will be looking for an equally-important victory at the other end of the Championship table. 

Team news

Samba Sow and Ben Watson are both available for selection and could be involved for the first time since the restart. Adama Diakhaby will miss out, however, as he is ineligible to face his parent club.

Check out the full team news here.

From the Forest camp

Head to head

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

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From the opposition

Huddersfield Town Manager Danny Cowley is keen to show a true representation of his side against Nottingham Forest as his side look to bounce back from a 2-0 defeat against Wigan last weekend.

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He said: “We’ve prepared really well, and I trust in them (the players) as people. When we have had bad days we’ve always responded. We worked hard this week to try and find the right response come Sunday.

"I have huge faith in myself, Nicky, the management team and the players. We are determined. I’ve got the most trust I’ve had in this group since I’ve been at the football club.

"There's no hiding place from last Saturday. We take the criticism. We will keep it close and use it to drive us.

"We want to show a true representation of us on Sunday. It's time for us to make sure we respond with actions and not just words."

Huddersfield's last five

L - Swansea 3-1 Huddersfield (22/02/20)
W - Huddersfield 2-1 Bristol City (25/02/20)
W - Huddersfield 4-0 Charlton (29/02/20)
L - Leeds 2-0 Huddersfield (07/03/20)
L - Huddersfield 0-2 Wigan (20/06/20)

Club News

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Coverage

Sunday's match will be live on Sky Sports but Nottingham Forest supporters can also watch the clash with Huddersfield 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 Terriers 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 Huddersfield 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

David Webb will be the referee in charge of Sunday's match at The City Ground. Webb, from Lancashire, has taken charge of one Forest match so far this season, the 1-1 home draw against Reading in January.

He has overseen 28 matches in 2019-20, showing 69 yellow cards and no red cards. 

Other fixtures

To be played at 3pm on Saturday unless otherwise stated:

Brentford vs West Brom (Friday, 7.45pm)
Charlton vs QPR (12.30pm)
Preston vs Cardiff (12.30pm)
Swansea vs Luton (12.30pm)
Barnsley vs Millwall (1pm)
Derby vs Reading (1pm)
Birmingham vs Hull
Leeds vs Fulham
Stoke vs Middlesbrough
Wigan vs Blackburn
Bristol City vs Sheffield Wednesday (Sunday, 12pm)


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