Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City

Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock was turned down by Nottingham Forest in the summer

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Nottingham Forest midfielders David Vaughan and Mustapha Carayol are set to be fit despite coming off with injuries in the defeat at Blackburn Rovers.

Hildeberto Pereira and Matt Mills are both suspended.

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock is hoping to name his second unchanged team in his third game in charge.

The Bluebirds have some minor injury concerns, with Warnock saying he will wait until the last minute before deciding on his line-up.

Cardiff have beaten Bristol City 2-1 and drawn 1-1 with Sheffield Wednesday in their last two matches.

Match facts

  • Nottingham Forest haven’t kept a clean sheet in any of their last nine league games against Cardiff, losing six of those games (W2 D1).
  • The Bluebirds have won six of their last 10 league trips to the City Ground (D2 L2), including winning each of the last two by a 2-1 scoreline.
  • Eleven different players have assisted a goal for Nottm Forest this season; a league-high.
  • The Bluebirds have enjoyed just one victory in their last 11 away outings in the Championship (D4 L6) – a 2-1 win against Rotherham.

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