Nottingham is ranked 20 with the same number of points. Distance from the first demoted and is just one point for ‘forest’ final promises to be a difficult year. In the last two games played at home to Nottingham passed the limit of Reading and Ipswich. In the last six rounds Forest alternate victories and failures if the rule is preserved tomorrow should get all the points. Nottingham’s manager, Steve Cotterill, plans to start with Dexter Blackstock striker returning after a break of one year after serious knee injury suffered.
Leeds occupies a play-off at the moment, being in fifth place with 28 points. The team coached by Simon Grayson is behind six teams spread across just two points, which can ever overcome. Leeds comes after failure with Barnsley, but can recover the points lost away from Nottingham and Watford, two teams in the last quarter of the ranking. Leeds won four of the last five trips, the only misstep being made in Birmingham.
In six of the last nine meetings between Nottingham and Leeds did not win one. In eight of the last nine direct both teams have scored. On the ground ” foresters’ Leeds not lost since 1996, gaining a victory in five games played since.