Middlesbrough vs Nottingham Forest in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday. Coverage gets under way live on Sky Sports Football Red Button at 7.40pm; Kick-off 3.00pm. the Championship.
And that continues on Friday, September 27 (8pm) at Stoke City, where a win could see them at the top of the table.
It should be a more satisfying trip away for Sabri Lamouchi’s men as the Potters have yet to win a league game this season.
Adding to their woes, manager Nathan Jones saw his side kicked out of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday by League Two Crawley Town after a penalty shoot out.
O’Neill was axed from his role at town Ground on Fri, like a shot being replaced by former Rennes and African country chief Sabri Lamouchi.
The latter can lead of his initial game these days, once Forest meet Dundee at the Pinatar Arena in Murcia (5.30pm KO) –
and Byrne is expecting a troublesome take a look at against Lamouchi’s men.
Nottingham Forest live -Middlesbrough vs Nottingham Forest updates from Sabri Lamouchi’s first game in charge
Forest beat Alfreton city 2-1 on Saturday in their initial pre-season friendly, with goals from Brennan Johnson and Karim Ansarifard.
Lamouchi watched from the stands thereon occasion, having been appointed twenty four hours earlier,
whereas Under-23s couple Jimmy Gilligan and Chris Cohen took the reins.
Lamouchi has since place his squad through their paces for the primary time as they flew to Spain for a coaching camp on Sunday.
The Reds were additionally thanks to play Peterborough United whereas on the trip, however that match – that was regular for Saturday – has been off.
We will keep you right up up to now with all the newest Reds news, transfer updates and the other developments from town Ground.
Middlesbrough vs Nottingham Forest Team news
Nottingham Forest striker Lewis Grabban is hoping to return to the starting line-up.
Forest boss Sabri Lamouchi started with Grabban on the bench in Saturday’s defeat at Wigan and made four other changes as his side face three games in a week.
Centre-half Michael Dawson (calf), plus midfielders Ryan Yates (knee) and Alfa Semedo (back) are closing in on returns and will be monitored. Defenders Chema,
Yuri Ribeiro, striker Joao Carvalho and winger Albert Adomah are all pushing for recalls.
Hull boss Grant McCann has no new injury concerns as his side bid to bounce back from successive defeats.
McCann is expected to be without Jordy de Wijs again due to an ankle injury which kept him out of Saturday’s home loss to QPR, so Ryan Tafazolli could continue at centre-back.
Midfielder Jon Toral (hamstring) made his first appearance since the end of August off the bench at the weekend and it remains to be seen if he is handed a start.
Striker Josh Magennis and midfield pair Dan Batty and Leonardo Da Silva Lopes are also pushing for recalls.
H2H Middlesbrough vs Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest haven’t won three consecutive league matches against Hull since December 1955.
Hull have won five of their last six away league matches against Nottingham Forest (W5 D0 L1), although they lost 3-0 in this exact fixture last season.
Nottingham Forest have won 11 home league matches in 2019 – three more than they managed in the entirety of 2018 (eight).
Hull have lost their last two league games, conceding three goals in each match. They last lost three in a row back in April.
Nottingham Forest’s last two home Championship matches have been 1-0 wins with 56th minute winning goals scored by Ben Watson in both games.
Kamil Grosicki has been involved in six goals in his last 10 away league appearances for Hull City (4 goals, 2 assists).
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Monday 02 March, 2020