Nottingham Forest play host to Aston Villa on Saturday evening, in what is a crunch math for both sides, as Forest seek three points to pull them away from the drop zone.
Three points over Villa on Saturday could potentially propel Forest towards the top half of the table and move them level on points with Saturday’s opposition.
Forest caretaker boss Gary Brazil takes on the challenge on Saturday after winning two of his three games in temporary charge and he will be seeking back to back wins at the weekend.
Brazil had the latter stages of the transfer window to strengthen his squad and he brought in five players – the most notable addition is Ross McCormack, who unfortunately won’t be able to play on Saturday.
The lure of being able to pull themselves away from the bottom three will be a huge motivation to Forest players and Gary Brazil and they can certainly do so if Brazil fields the right team.
Here, I will look at 2 players who Gary Brazil must start on Saturday…