Nottingham Forest host Tottenham Hotspur at the City Ground on Sunday as Steve Cooper’s side are set for their biggest test yet after returning to the Premier League.
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Forest have made a very decent start in the Premier League, having won at home against West Ham and came close to winning at Everton last weekend, but had to settle for one point. Steve Cooper continues to sign players like it’s going out of style but it’s working as the Forest team look very strong and they had to reinvest after losing players on free and not being able to renew loan deals after their unexpected promotion last season .
As for Tottenham, they remain undefeated and have won two of their first three matches, as we are seeing a ruthless run shine in Antonio Conte’s side. That is why many believe they can challenge for the title this season and Harry Kane is proving that he is settled and ready to lead his charge in the Premier League and UEFA Champions League.
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Kickoff: 11:30 a.m. ET, Sunday
TV Channel: USA Network
Online: Broadcast via NBCSports.com
Forest has essentially created a new team and it’s looking pretty good so far. Brennan Johnson, Joe Worrall, Scott McKenna and Steve Cook are still on the team from the promotion winning side, but new signings Jesse Lingard, Morgan Gibbs-White, Remo Freuler, Emmanuel Dennis and Taiwo Awoniyi add a very exciting dynamic in the future. Forest will be looking to make City Ground a fortress and despite bringing in so many new players, Cooper has been able to keep the positive momentum going after his promotion.
Tottenham have taken care of business so far this season and although they struggled at Chelsea and didn’t set the world on fire in their 1-0 win against Wolves last time out, Conte’s side are doing the I work with a minimum of fuss. Harry Kane has scored in his last two games and appears to be back in his prime, while there have been some question marks over Heung-min Son’s form given his slow start to the season.
Fit players to watch
Forest’s loan-out goalkeeper Dean Henderson has been excellent in the opening weeks of the season, while Brennan Johnson looks at home in the Premier League and scored his first top-flight goal last time out.
Spurs’ main man Harry Kane has looked very good in recent weeks and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has had the midfield locked down, while Eric Dier has been very impressive defensively. Dier needs to step up with Cristiano Romero still out with injury.
Nottingham Forest team news, injuries, lineup options
Moussa Niakhate and Omar Richards remain injured, while Jack Colback returns to the bench after his recent illness. Forest have so many options in midfield and attack that it is becoming difficult to predict who will start.
✌️ Two changes from last weekend
🤩 Debut at City Ground for @morgangibbs27
✊ @RyanYates97 enter to start
Steve Cooper names his face to face @SpursOfficial this afternoon 👊 pic.twitter.com/zYXd7mWeBa
— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) August 28, 2022
Tottenham team news, injuries, lineup options
Cristiano Romero is still out, as is Oliver Skipp, but Antonio Conte has confirmed that both will return to training next week.
This is how we line up for this afternoon’s game against @NFFC! 👇 pic.twitter.com/9S0K6fvOYW
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 28, 2022