Nottingham Forest take a break from the league tonight, after an impressive run of form of late.
The Reds, who have just lost once in all competitions this term, have started to turn draws into wins after two impressive home wins on the bounce, against Sheffield Wednesday and Rotherham United.
Aitor Karanka’s men are slowly pushing up the table, and sit ninth in the league after three wins, five draws and one defeat, and take a break from league action as they prepare to host Stoke City in the Carabao Cup tonight.
Karanka has used the competition this season to make changes and rotate his large squad to keep everyone up to full fitness and give them important game time, and this looks to be the same tonight.
Here, we take a look at the Forest XI that we expect to face Stoke this evening…