Premier League – Match-day 4: Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur
Champion’s League hopefuls Spurs, travel to Forest on Sunday, as fourth takes on tenth in the League.
Nottingham Forest’s Premier League season, has so far seen them gain four points, going into this game
Following a 1-1 draw against Everton, Forest will be hoping for more.
Also, with one draws in one game, Manager Steve Cooper has plenty to ponder, going into the next fixture, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. With four points (1W, 1L and 1D), they are established in tenth position in the League having won one game, drawn one game, and lost one game.
When Forest host Spurs, they will do so on the back of one win on their own ground.
A win in this fixture would take Nottingham Forest’s points to 7 in the League.
Forest are missing four players through injury or illness. This will affect Steve Cooper’s selection choices significantly.
Tottenham Hotspur have so far accrued seven points in this season of the Premier League
Spurs come to this fixture on the back of a 1-0 home win against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Also, Spurs keep finding ways to win, having secured two victories in their last three fixtures is astonishing this season, a rich vein of form that has drastically improved their Premier League position. With seven points, they currently sit fourth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 2 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws having won two meetings and drawn one game.
Spurs will travel to Forest with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one dart.
Tottenham Hotspur will have 10 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Spurs, in terms of goals scored (7). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Harry Kane (2), Pierre Hojbjerg (1), and Eric Dier (1). Spurs have conceded three goals.
Spurs’s squad will likely be depleted of four of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.
Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Forest and Spurs have faced each other 11 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Forest’s favour (5 – 4). Additionally, Spurs have tasted defeat against Forest in five out of the previous six games with them. Their most recent encounter in this competition was September 2014 and the score line ended up with a 3-1 win for Nottingham Forest.