Nottingham Forest return to Championship action on Wednesday night when they face a long trip to Queens Park Rangers.

The Reds claimed a solid point at Bristol City on Saturday but will hope to get back to winning ways in the capital.

Ryan Yates was dismissed at Ashton Gate and now faces a three-match ban.

That will enforce at least one change on boss Sabri Lamouchi and Nottingham Forest News eyed-up the starting line-up which the boss might go for:

Goalkeeper and back four

After a sterling defensive display against Bristol City, it seems unlikely that Lamouchi will change too much – if anything at all.

Brice Samba will start between the posts. The Congolese stopper is one yellow card away from suspension and must tread carefully.

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Matty Cash and Jack Robinson will remain at full-back. Robinson’s display earned him a place in the Team of the Week on Saturday and Yuri Ribeiro is still injured.

It would be desperately cruel on Tobias Figueiredo were Lamouchi to drop him after a clean sheet. The Portuguese performer will therefore probably continue alongside Joe Worrall.

In midfield

Ben Watson will probably play once again and skipper the side as he has done for the last month or so.

Alongside him comes the enforced change. Yates’ moment of madness on Saturday means that Lamouchi has a conundrum to crack.

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Alfa Semedo is now back to full fitness, although he is lacking match practice.

One option would be to drop Tiago Silva into a deeper role and reinstate Joao Carvalho.

Silva has been devastating in the number 10 role of late, however. If Semedo is ready he should be reinstated.

The attack

Joe Lolley should retain his place on the right-hand side but Lamouchi might choose to give Ameobi a rest.

The summer signing has played a lot of football of late and with several games in quick succession, he might opt for a reshuffle.

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Carvalho has been introduced as a substitute on the left-hand side in recent weeks and could earn a rare start.

Silva should operate in the number 10 role and Lewis Grabban will retain his place and the team’s lone striker.

Here is how Lamouchi’s team might look: 


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