Huddersfield Town and Nottingham Forest meet at John Smith’s Stadium, in a match for the 3rd round of the Championship. The record of recent head-to-head matches between these two teams could not be more balanced as there were 2 wins for each team in the last 4 matches they played. The last head-to-head meeting between these two teams, on 06-28-2020, ended with the victory of Nottingham Forest by (3-1). Pay attention to the home factor, as Huddersfield Town tends to achieve different results at home and abroad.
Huddersfield Town :
Currently in 21st position, the home team has not won any points so far. In matchday 1, they lost at home to Norwich City by (0‑1). On the following day, the final scoreboard was a (3‑0) defeat at Brentford. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Huddersfield Town won 4, tied 1 and lost 5. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, and their attack needs to improve as they have not scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games.
Huddersfield is unmotivated for this game after a 3-0 away loss against Brentford. The home team usually plays 4-3-3, favoring offensive transitions and directing their attack through the side corridors. The two arrows aimed at the goal of the “enemy” will be Koroma and Diakhaby, the most offensive reference being the Congolese Mbenza. It is possible that the Bacuna, Pritchard and Hogg act in the most central area of the field. Coach Carlos Corberán should not be absent in this match.
Nottingham Forest :
The visiting team is currently in 22nd position, without any points won. In their debut they lost away to Queens Park Rangers by (2‑0). In Matchday 2, they lost at home to Cardiff City by (0‑2). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 14 goals scored and 18 suffered; against 6 victories, 3 draws and 6 defeats in his stadium, with 17 goals scored and 22 suffered. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Nottingham Forest won 1, tied 5 and lost 4. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches, so there are defensive processes that need to improve. This is a team that scores few times in the first place and that only managed to open the scoring in 3 of its last 15 games, of these 3 it reached the break in 2 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 1. In 15 games, never he got the comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Nottingham are unmotivated after a 2-0 home loss against Cardiff. As the “enemy” of this round, Nottingham usually play 4-3-3, where the three most advanced players are Ameobi, Grabban and Lolley. The visiting club, when going to the offensive process, usually do it on the left line, to take advantage of the quality of the Yuri Ribeiro. One of the characteristics of the foreign emblem is the way in which they can harness the individual talents of their players to create dangerous situations. Coach Sabri Lamouchi shouldn’t be able to count on Tyler Blackett for being grounded.