UK time is: 00:47:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Burnley vs. Nottingham Forest

Turf Moor

Tuesday 24th September

19:45

Burnley v Forest Match Preview

Nottingham Forest will attempt to win a place in the last 16 of the League Cup on Tuesday night against a Burnley team that have started the season well.

The Betting

Burnley Win 8/5
Forest win 17/10
Draw 9/4
Ings 1st goal 5/1
Derbyshire 1st goal 8/1

Burnley Team News:

Ross Wallace will be missing for Burnley after suffering ligament damage to his knee & lost David Jones to a cut ankle at the weekend but otherwise came through their win over Leeds with an fully fit squad.

Player to watch: Danny Ings

Ings has filled the void left by Charlie Austin admirably & is Burnley's top scorer with 4 goals in all competitions.

Nottingham Forest Team News:

Billy Davies will no doubt make more sweeping changes to his starting 11 for this cup fixture. Kelvin Wilson will almost certainly miss out while Jara Reyes, Harding, Collins, Moussi, Paterson & Derbyshire will almost certainly feature.

Player to watch: Matt Derbyshire

After most fans had written his Forest career off before pre season, Derbyshire has actually been proving his worth recently with 3 early season goals including two in this competition.

Match Facts & Stats

Turf Moor hasn't been a happy hunting ground for Forest in recent years, having only registered one win in Burnley since the pre Brian Clough days with that single victory being an Andy Reid inspired 0 - 3 away win in 2003.

Both teams have started the league season well & curently sit in the top six with Burnley currently in the second automatic place.

Ref Watch:

Tomorrows referee with be Darren Drysdale, in 6 games so far this term he has dished out 18 yellow cards, 2 red & awarded 1 penalty.

His last Forest game was a City Ground tie last season when Forest ran out 3 - 1 winners over eventual Champions Cardiff City in which he also sent off Adlene Guedioura.

His last Burnley game was at Turf Moor where they lost out to Birmingham city in a 1 - 2 home defeat, that game saw Dean Marney sent off & Ross Wallace score a consolatory penalty.

In his career to date Mr Drysdale has officiated 216 games, handing out 592 yellow cards, issued 38 red cards & awarded 52 penalties.

He will be assistant by Alan Clayton and Alf Greenwood with Fourth Official for the day being Scott Duncan

Match Prediction:

Burnley 1 - 1 Forest with a penalty shoot out deciding it.

Click here to enter JK's prediction league

Next Fixtures:

Nottingham Forest v Derby County




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Galaxy42 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 23 2013

Time: 1:23PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest MotM v Leeds? (Monday December 22 2014)

Forest v Leeds Match Preview (Friday December 19 2014)

Forest v Leeds - How Will It Go? (Thursday December 18 2014)

Fox - Follow The Yellow Brick Beard (Thursday December 18 2014)

Pearce - Be More Assured Against Leeds (Thursday December 18 2014)

Lascelles Bailed!! (Thursday December 18 2014)

We Needed More (Thursday December 18 2014)

Former Forest Boss Keen On Rangers (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Archived Nottingham Forest Articles

List All Vital Forest Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. PVH 358
2. Jimmy Gordon 282
3. LyttleByLyttle 180
4. Calvin Plummer 158
5. Brettwilliamslipcap 146
6. Ingy 142
7. toms 139
8. Our Kids Dad 137
9. RedSmedDownUnder 135
10. Polly 433 116

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 1 - 1 Leeds Utd
Rotherham 0 - 0 Forest
Forest 1 - 1 Charlton
Birmingham 2 - 1 Forest
Wolves 0 - 3 Forest
Forest 2 - 1 Norwich

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Watford 22 11 5 6 16 38
7. Norwich 22 9 7 6 11 34
8. Blackburn 22 9 7 6 3 34
9. Forest 22 7 10 5 5 31
10. Wolves 22 8 7 7 -7 31
11. Cardiff 22 8 6 8 -1 30
12. Charlton 22 6 12 4 -1 30

Breaking League News

Pudil & Abdi Praise the Fans
Watford : 22/12/2014 22:25:00
Jokanovic - We Played Like A Team
Watford : 22/12/2014 22:16:00
Holloway On Penalty & January Plans
Millwall : 22/12/2014 22:03:00
Holloway Remains Positive
Millwall : 22/12/2014 21:56:00
Watt About Our New Striker?
Charlton : 22/12/2014 21:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Leeds MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Darlow 34%
Lichaj 11%
Wilson 0%
Fox 0%
Hunt 0%
Tesche 22%
Mancienne 0%
Lansbury 0%
Antonio 0%
Fryatt 33%
Blackstock 0%
Sub:-Assombalonga 0%
Sub:-Burke 0%
Sub:-Paterson 0%