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Match preview: Luton vs Forest in association with Football Index

28 October 2020

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

Nottingham Forest are back on the road as they travel to Kenilworth Road to face a Luton Town side on Wednesday night who have made a positive start to the season (kick-off 7.45pm).

The Reds picked up two points in their two home games last week, drawing 1-1 with Rotherham and Derby at The City Ground, and will be looking to carry on their unbeaten start under Chris Hughton.

Luton go into the midweek round of fixtures in ninth place, winning four of their opening seven matches, and will be in a bouyant mood after their win away at Sheffield Wednesday on the weekend. 

Team news

Check out the latest team news for both sides ahead of Wednesday night's game here

Forest thoughts

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From the opposition

Nathan Jones is pleased with his attacking options as he welcomes James Collins back into the squad for the clash at Kenilworth Road.

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He said: “We think we’ve got good strength in our squad, we’ve got good options. We’re maybe not as blessed with the budget of others in the division, but we’ve got a really strong squad and I thought Danny [Hylton] has been wonderful I really do.

“He’s missing a goal at the minute, which is what’s catching everyone's eye. But all round performance at the weekend was outstanding.

“We’re in a good place, we’ve got Harry Cornick as well coming back in, so we’re in a decent place. Sam Nombe has different options, so we've got four strikers there who can really impact.”

Club News

Stats pack for Luton Town vs Nottingham Forest in the Sky Bet Championship

27 October 2020

Referee

Tim Robinson will be the referee in charge of Wednesday's match, his second Forest match of the season so far. 

He took charge of the opening game of the season at QPR and has officiated six games in total in the Championship, League One and Carabao Cup, showing 18 yellow cards and two red cards. 

Robinson has taken charge of 12 Forest games in his career, of which Forest have won three, drawn three and lost six. 

Other fixtures

To be played at 7.45pm unless otherwise stated:

Tuesday

Barnsley 3-0 QPR
Blackburn 2-4 Reading
Brentford 1-1 Norwich
Middlesbrough 2-0 Coventry
Swansea 2-0 Stoke
Wycombe 1-1 Watford

Wednesday

Preston vs Millwall (7pm)
Birmingham vs Huddersfield
Bournemouth vs Bristol City
Derby vs Cardiff
Rotherham vs Sheffield Wednesday


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