Nottingham Forest travel to Bournemouth tonight looking to get back to winning ways after last weekend’s draw against Stoke.

The Reds will go back into the top-six with a victory, whilst Bournemouth will cement their stranglehold on an automatic promotion place with all three points.

Steve Cooper will have a couple of big decisions to make ahead of this one.

Ahead of tonight’s clash on the south coast, we looked at how Forest could line up against Scott Parker’s team

The Forest rearguard

Ethan Horvath looks set to start in the Forest goal with Brice Samba starting a three-match ban.

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Elsewhere though it should be a case of more of the same.

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Steve Cook returns to his old stomping ground, with Joe Worrall and Scott McKenna likely to flank him in a three-man defensive unit.

In the Forest engine room and wing-backs

Ryan Yates was a surprise inclusion among the substitutes last week.

He stepped off the bench to nod home a late equaliser against Stoke and he should start in Cooper’s team today.

Alongside him expect Jack Colback to keep his place, with Cooper likely to value his experience for this test.

Djed Spence and Max Lowe will both keep their places in the wing-back positions.

Leading the Forest line

Keinan Davis should get the nod to start in attack, with lewis Grabban still nursing his ankle problem.

Behind him, there could be a change from last week’s team.

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With Yates coming into midfield, James Garner could play in a more advanced role, with Philip Zinckernagel dropping to the bench.

Brennan Johnson, as ever, will be expected to play.

Here is how the Forest team could look this evening:

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