A win at the weekend will not necessarily move Nottingham out of the bottom three but it will be a good launching pad for success.
Nottingham Forest have a big weekend ahead of them as they prepare to welcome Liverpool to the City Ground. The opening match on Saturday will see two sides that are fighting to secure contrasting positions in the table will go head-to-head with each other. Liverpool were expected to challenge Manchester City for the Premier League crown, however, their start to the season has not turned out the way their supporters would have anticipated. Nonetheless, their recent run of form will offer the Reds’ faithful much-needed belief.
|Nottingham Forest vs Liverpool||Key Details|
|Date||22nd September, 2022|
|Kickoff time India||5 pm|
|Kickoff time United Kingdom||12:30 pm|
Meanwhile, Nottingham Forest had one of the busiest transfer windows this summer, bringing in plenty of players. However, Nottingham have not been able to make the most out of the new arrivals, as they are languishing at the wrong end of the table. Hence, their job, for the time being, will be all about getting out of the dreaded relegation zone. They have six points from 11 games to currently occupy the 19th spot. A win at the weekend will not necessarily move them out of the bottom three but it will be a good launching pad for success.
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The home side did manage to avoid defeats in two of their last three games. But it might not be enough if Liverpool kick into top gear. Nonetheless, they can take comfort from their form against the Reds at City Ground. These two sides have met each other five times on this ground in the Premier League. Liverpool have not won any of them, while Nottingham Forest have registered victories on two occasions, while the remaining three matches ended in draws. In the league, they have not faced each other on this ground since 1999 but in the FA Cup, they played one another earlier this March. Diogo Jota’s only goal was enough for Liverpool to get the win in the quarterfinals.
|Total matches at City Ground in Premier League||5|
|Nottingham Forest won||2|
|Total Nottingham Forest goals||6|
|Total Liverpool goals||4|
|Biggest Nottingham Forest win||1-0 (1996 & 1992)|
|Last 5 Matches||Score|
|Nottingham Forest lose to Liverpool||0-1|
|Nottingham Forest draw Liverpool||2-2|
|Liverpool beat Nottingham Forest||5-1|
|Nottingham Forest draw Liverpool||1-1|
|Liverpool beat Nottingham Forest||4-2|