Nottingham Forest will be looking to extend their unbeaten run in the league to nine matches when they travel to Ewood Park to face Blackburn Rovers tonight in the Championship. 

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has told the Lancashire Telegraph that his side have nothing to fear. The 55-year-old manager watched Sabri Lamouchi’s side beat Stoke City last week, but believes his side can cause them problems at Ewood Park.

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The Reds temporarily moved to the top of the Championship after their latest win. In contrast, Blackburn were beaten at home by Luton Town the day after.

Although Forest did manage to secure their third consecutive away win, they were not at their best at the bet365 Stadium.

And Mowbray admits that he doesn’t see the Reds as a passing side.

‘I don’t see’

He told the Lancashire Telegraph: “I don’t see a team full of craft and passing.

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“I see a really well organised and disciplined team who attack you down the wings, their full backs push on and join in with their wide players.

“We have to be good on the day and know their threats but ask questions of them and push them back.”

The Reds did have a number of creative players in their starting line-up against Stoke, which does make Mowbray’s comments slightly surprising. João Carvalho didn’t produce his best performance, but his game revolves around his craft and passing.

However, Mowbray does have a good point about the Reds being well organised this season. Lamouchi has made the Reds very difficult to beat. This is shown by the fact that they haven’t lost since the opening day against West Bromwich Albion at the City Ground.

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One slight concern ahead of this match is that they’ll be without Michael Dawson. The 35-year-old has been ruled out until after the international break. Chema Rodríguez will most likely replace him.

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