The two sides are separated by just one place and one point in the standings after six rounds of fixtures.
Last time out, Phil Foden and Erling Haaland helped Manchester City to a comfortable 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest, despite midfielder Rodri being sent off. Back on home turf this weekend, the Tricky Trees will be looking to get back on track when Brentford come to town.
Thomas Frank’s team were turned over 3-1 at home to Everton last weekend, a setback that means the Bees have banked maximum points from just one of their opening six top-flight assignments of the season.
29/04/23: Brentford 2-1 Nottingham Forest
5/11/22: Nottingham Forest 2-2 Brentford
20/3/21: Brentford 1-1 Nottingham Forest
12/12/20: Nottingham Forest 1-3 Brentford
28/1/20: Brentford 0-1 Nottingham Forest
Wayne Hennessey is in the treatment room at Forest, while Danilo and George Shelvey are considered doubts ahead of Sunday’s game.
Brentford will be without Rico Henry, Shandon Baptiste and Joshua Da Silva this weekend, while Mikkel Damsgaard is a slight doubt. Ivan Toney is still absent through suspension.
Nottingham Forest XI: Turner, Aina, Aurier, Boly, Niakhate, Tavares, Sangare, Mangala, Gibbs-White, Dominguez, Hudson-Odoi, Awoniyi
Brentford XI: Flekken – Roerslev, Collins, Pinnock, Hickey – Jensen, Norgaard, Janelt – Mbuemo, Lewis-Potter, Wissa
Both teams scored in each of the two Premier League meetings between these clubs last season. Four of Nottingham Forest’s six league games this season have featured goals from both teams.
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