Nottingham Forest take on Blackburn Rovers at the City Ground this afternoon looking to put Wednesday’s loss behind them.

Forest were brilliant against Swansea but were beaten 1-0 after a late Connor Roberts strike.

Now, the Reds must get ready for four massive games against teams they will believe they need to be beating in order to avoid relegation.

Boss Chris Hughton made some changes in midweek and it’ll be interesting to see if any more are made today.

Here is how Forest’s team might look this afternoon.

In goal and back four

Brice Samba is firmly established in goal and should continue between the posts.

Cyrus Christie will take his place at right-back, once again getting the nod over Carl Jenkinson.

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Scott McKenna is still injured so expect Joe Worrall and Tobias Figueiredo to continue at the heart of the back four.

Expect one change to come at left-back where Gaetan Bong could come in for Yuri Ribeiro.

The Portuguese defender was at fault for Swansea’s goal in midweek and he could come out of the firing line.


James Garner has been nothing short of sensational since checking in from Manchester United on loan.

He will keep his place despite Ryan Yates returning to training earlier this week.

The academy graduate may have to settle for a place on the bench, with Cafu keeping his place alongside Garner.

Samba Sow could also be back in contention to make the squad after injury has seen him miss the last few games.

In attack

A conundrum awaits Hughton in attack, with plenty of options available.

Glenn Murray could come in to replace Lewis Grabban once again, after the £6 million man played on Wednesday night.

Filip Krovinovic will almost certainly start in the No.10 and has looked decent since checking in.

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Another man who seems to be getting into his stride is Anthony Knockaert and he was another player to shine in Wednesday’s defeat.

The left-flank throws up another dilemma for Hughton. Joe Lolley played okay in midweek and he will hope to keep his place.

Alex Mighten and Luke Freeman are in contention and will hope to run Lolley close for a place in the team.

Here is how today’s team might look:

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