Match Today: Manchester City vs Nottingham Forest 18-02-2023 English Premier League
Manchester City are back at the top of the Premier League standings ahead of their non-league match against Nottingham Forest. With this match approaching.
City are top of the league standings with 51 points while Nottingham Forest are 14th with 24 points. Nottingham Forest have only managed one win in their last five games in all competitions. They will go into this game hoping to avoid defeat. They have lost three of their last four matches and failed to score in those three defeats.
The home side are coming off a 2-0 loss away to Fulham and will be looking to get back to their winning ways. Having conceded two or more goals in three of their last four games doesn't make them any good, with Manchester City currently in their best form. Manchester City came after winning away. His 3-1 home win over Arsenal, which took them top of the table on goal difference.
This will be their second match in a row and they have scored three or more goals in four of their last five games City have kept just one clean sheet in their last five games away from home City have lost twice in their last three games in the first meeting between these two sides This season, City won 6-0.
Manchester City vs Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest are going through a crisis, as their treatment room received match injuries. From their last game, two defenders suffered hamstring injuries - Willie Boly and Scott McKenna.
The team already has goalkeepers Dean Henderson, Omar Richards, Jesse Lingard, Julian Biancon, Tayo Owyiyi and Cheikhou Kouyaté. At Manchester City, John Stones was definitely absent while Jack Grealish looked to be limping after scoring against Arsenal in the last game. Erling Haaland scored A hat-trick against Nottingham Forest earlier in the season and he will be ready for it after scoring his 26th league goal of the season in the win over Arsenal.
Nottingham Forest vs Manchester City
Nottingham Forest has only managed one win in their last five matches. Nottingham Forest has failed to score in three of their last four matches. Manchester City have scored three or more goals in four of their last five league matches.
Manchester City have failed to score in one of their last five away league matches Nottingham Forest have conceded two or more goals in three of their last five matches Manchester City are sure to go into this match as favourites, after ousting Arsenal they will be keen to Staying top, considering Arsenal played ahead of them and have a game in hand.