On January 14, Nottingham Forest and Leicester City will play a face-to-face match in the 20th round of the championship of England
After the last round, the home side got three points. They beat Southampton 1-0 away and this after a 1-1 draw with Chelsea.
That was the way the Foresters recovered from their heavy defeat in Manchester to Man United, which ended 0-3. In their last meeting Nottingham made it to the semi-finals of the English League Cup by beating Wolverhampton.
Nottingham Forest is in 15th place in the standings. On his account, 17 points. It should be noted that the hosts are in the list of low-scoring teams. In 18 rounds they have only 13 goals scored.
Taivo Avoniyi, Neko Williams, Jesse Lingard, Cheikou Kouyate and Willie Boly are all injured.
“Foxes” are not far behind the opponent and are only two lines higher, while having the same 17 points. In the EPL, the club has lost three games in a row. “Leicester lost heavily to Newcastle (0-3), lost to Liverpool (1-2) and lost to Fulham (0-1).
After this unpleasant series, the guests beat Gillingham in the FA Cup (1-0), then lost again and already in the League Cup, losing to Newcastle (0-2). The visitors injured Ryan Bertrand, James Justin and Boubacarie Soumaré. In addition, the participation of key players Kiernan Dewsbury Hall and James Maddison is questionable.
After such an uncertain streak, it will not be easy for Leicester in this game. Nottingham is not to be trifled with and the Foresters are capable of causing problems if possible. “Forest” has not lost at home for 7 games, 4 of which ended in his favor.
In the head-to-head matches between these two teams at least 4 goals were scored. We are talking about last season and this season. In this case you can bet on a total of more than 3.