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Nottingham Forest v Derby Live Stream – What Channel is the Forest game on tonight?



Nottingham Forest host Derby County in the Championship on Friday in a 7:45pm kick-off at the City Ground.

Here’s how to watch all the action from tonight’s game.

Is Nottingham Forest v Derby on TV?

Nottingham Forest v Derby is on Sky Sports Football and can also be watched in play via Bet365.

LONDON, ENGLAND – Sammy Ameobi of Forest pictured during the 2019/20 EFL SkyBet Championship game between Fulham FC and Nottingham Forest FC at Craven Cottage. Pic Credit © Cosmin Iftode/123rf

The two Midlands arch-rivals head into battle each in struggling form, with Forest’s 1-1 draw with Rotherham in midweek only their fourth point in six games. Derby’s 1-0 loss at Huddersfield, meanwhile, saw them slide into the relegation zone having lost five of their six matches so far.

Surprisingly, Forest are odds-on at 10/11 to win the match. The draw is 23/10, with a Derby win 10/3.

Neither side have managed to score more than once in any of their matches so far, so with confidence running low through both teams, it’s difficult to envisage a high-scoring affair.

Forest do at least have the impetus of a new manager at the helm, though, with Chris Hughton replacing Sabri Lamouchi during the international break. They remain unbeaten with a win and a draw under the experienced English manager, who has earned promotion from this division with Newcastle and Brighton within the last decade.

Hughton has chosen Lewis Grabban in attack as opposed to summer signing Lyle Taylor. Grabban, who is without a goal this season after scoring 20 in the Championship last season, is 13/8 (Unibet) to end his drought. Winger Joe Lolley has looked revitalised under his new manager, scoring a last minute winner at Blackburn, and is 3/1 (Betfair) to score anytime.

Luke Freeman, who scored his first goal for the club in midweek after moving from Sheffield United in the summer, is 9/2 (Unibet).

Phillip Cocu, meanwhile, is under increasing scrutiny at Derby. The former Barcelona midfielder and PSV manager has lost three more matches than he has won since taking charge at Pride Park at the start of last season, and defeat against Derby’s main rivals could edge him ever closer to the sack.

After Jack Marriott’s loan move to Sheffield Wednesday, captain Wayne Rooney is the only player left in the squad who has scored this season.

However, England’s record goalscorer is unavailable after unknowingly coming into contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus, so Martyn Waghorn may make his first start of the season in attack. He’s 13/4 (Unibet) to score anytime, with Tom Lawrence 4/1 (Betway).

Stephen Martin officiates this match, and while he is not a prolific carder by any means (averaging only 2.52 yellow cards per game in his 144 Championship matches), he has shown both teams at least one card each in 12 of his last 18 matches at this level, so it would be surprising if this did not happen in a derby match.

Jack Colback has been booked 22 times in 60 league matches for Forest, so 5/2 (bet365) on him receiving a booking seems a decent price.

Graeme Shinnie, meanwhile, has picked up 10 yellow cards in 28 appearances (with 11 of those as a substitute) for Derby, so it’s no surprise to see him as as short as 6/4 (bet365) in the card market.

The double pays 8/1, which may well be worth a play if both start.

Tobias Figueiredo has been booked twice in four matches this season, meanwhile, making 5/1 (Unibet) on him making it third time unlucky look huge odds. Right-back Nathan Byrne has also been booked twice since joining Derby from Wigan in the summer, and will likely be up against the tricky Sammy Ameobi on that flank, so 11/4 (bet365) is also a good price.

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