Nottingham Forest will go in search of their first win on the road during 2019/20 when they travel to The Valley this evening.

The Reds earned a decent point at Leeds in their other away game and Saturday’s home win over Birmingham will have boosted confidence.

Following such a convincing performance it seems unlikely that boss Sabri Lamouchi will make too many changes to his team.

Here we look at the starting eleven that the Forest head coach could utilise at The Valley this evening.

Goalkeeper and back four

Aro Muric barely had a thing to do in Saturday’s game on Saturday and will continue in goal.

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The back four looked balanced and competent against Birmingham and Lamouchi is unlikely to change that.

Matty Cash isn’t a right-back per se, but he looked extremely good there at the weekend and should continue.

Midfield trio

On Saturday, Ben Watson, Samba Sow and Alfa Semedo looked in fine fettle.

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Watson has his critics but when he keeps things simple he highlights that he can still play.

That said, he isn’t getting any younger and should he be handed a rest John Bostock or Tiago Silva could be drafted in.

In attack

Joe Lolley was seemingly back to his best on Saturday with a goal and an assist in the first half.

He will almost certainly play at The Valley, whilst the right-hand side could cause Lamouchi a headache.

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Sammy Ameobi played well at the weekend but Albert Adomah will be chomping at the bit to return to the side.

Through the middle, Lewis Grabban will hope to add to his two goals so far this season.

Here is how Lamouchi’s team could line-up this weekend:


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