Nottingham Forest take on Norwich City this evening looking to end a woeful run of form.

The Reds haven’t scored for five successive games, losing four and drawing one of those contests.

Forest are embroiled in a relegation battle right now and Chris Hughton is desperate for a run of positive results.

Ahead of tonight’s game we looked at a predicted team that Hughton could utilise.

In goal and back four

Brice Samba was hapless for Reading’s first goal on Saturday and will hope to respond at Carrow Road.

There could be a change in the back four though.

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Tobias Figueiredo was called a disgrace by former Matt Mills on Saturday and surely Hughton won’t call upon him again.

If Scott McKenna doesn’t make it, Michael Dawson could come in for his first appearance of the campaign, giving Forest some experience alongside Joe Worrall.

Cyrus Christie and Yuri Ribeiro are both likely to keep their slots at full-back.

 

Midfield trio

Ryan Yates will miss the trip to Norwich through suspension and that could see Samba Sow start.

Forest could really do with wrapping the Malian in cotton wool as when he is fit he is a real asset for Hughton.

Alongside him Cafu has looked pretty decent during the last two games and should continue.

Harry Arter also seems likely to play this evening.

Front three

Joe Lolley has started the last two games and could earn a rest here.

Sammy Ameobi is likely to come into contention with Anthony Knockaert continuing on the left-hand side.

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Through the middle Lyle Taylor is likely to continue.

After his missed chance at Reading, he will be desperate to get back on the goal trail at Carrow Road.

Here is how the Forest team could look this evening:

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