Nottingham Forest return to action this weekend with a tough-looking trip to Ashton Gate to face Bristol City.

The Reds were impressive during wins over Luton Town and Derby County but Saturday’s opponents are unbeaten in four matches themselves.

Both Forest and Bristol City sit on 28 points, with Saturday’s game pretty much as close you’ll ever get to being a six-pointer.

Ahead of Saturday’s game, Nottingham Forest News looked at the players who could be in line to start when the Reds roll into Ashton Gate on Saturday:

Goalkeeper and back four

Brice Samba will maintain his place between the posts for Forest as Aro Muric deputises once again.

Matty Cash is another who will pick himself at right-back, whilst Yuri Ribeiro has played the last two games at left-back and should continue.

Centre-back might throw Sabri Lamouchi a conundrum. Joe Worrall will almost certainly start for the Reds but alongside him, it could be one from three.

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Michael Dawson has now returned to full fitness but Tobias Figueiredo played well in the game against Derby.

Chema Rodriguez will also be in contention. Lamouchi probably won’t want to rush Dawson and Figueiredo could get the nod once again.

In midfield

Ben Watson has been ever-present in the league this season and will start the game against Bristol City.

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Ryan Yates didn’t do a lot wrong against Derby to warrant being dropped although he hasn’t played much football this season.

Alfa Semedo has returned to full fitness following a back injury and he could return to the fold for this game.

In attack

Seven-goal talisman Lewis Grabban will almost certainly lead the Forest line once again.

Tiago Silva was magnificent against the Rams last time out and on current form he is undroppable.

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On the flanks, Joe Lolley will almost certainly play on the right, with Sammy Ameobi likely to remain on the left-hand side.

Joao Carvalho and Albert Adomah will push hard for starting berths, but after two straight wins, they may have to remain patient.

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



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