Nottingham Forest are looking for a fifth win in succession today as Birmingham City arrive on Trentside.

The Reds beat Coventry 2-0 on Trentside in midweek and a win today would actually see Forest move up to third in the table.

Steve Cooper is adamant that his team will take each game one at a time and that mindset begins with a visit from the Blues this afternoon.

Ahead of the game, we looked at how Forest could line up this afternoon.

The Forest rearguard

No changes are necessary here and the same defensive unit will remain in place.

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Joe Worrall, Tobias Figueiredo and Scott McKenna were all excellent in midweek, with the trio now in possession of their shirts for the foreseeable.

In goal, Brice Samba was brilliant against Coventry and should keep his place.

The Forest engine room and wing-backs

Djed Spence and Jack Colback played well in Wednesday’s 2-0 win and both will start on the flanks today.

In midfield, Ryan Yates and James Garner are striking up a really useful partnership.

Garner netted his fourth of the season in midweek, with Yates sitting on eight goals.

Leading the Forest line

Options aren’t in short supply for Cooper these days.

Lewis Grabban and Sam Surridge have been on the bench for the last two games and both are now challenging for a place.

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Keinan Davis was a real menace on Wednesday though and it’d be mightily harsh for him to lose his place here.

Brennan Johnson keeps his place and one change could see Joe Lolley come in for Philip Zinckernagel.

Here is how today’s team could line up:

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