Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal
England – League Cup
Date: Tuesday, 20th September 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK
Venue: City Ground, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire.
Nottingham Forest have a mountain to climb as they Arsenal at City ground for their 3rd round League Cup stage.
Nottingham’s unbeaten run was halted by Norwich City on Saturday, they were beaten 1-2 at home over the weekend. The home team started the game well as they went in front in the 40th minute through A. Velios’ goal, but Norwich City came back strong in the second half as J. Howson and D. Gorrans goals in the 52nd and 66th minute won the game for them. Nottingham will be needing a miracle to overcome in form Arsenal side on Tuesday, as they hope to proceed to the next stage of the competition.
Arsenal have one of the easiest fixtures in this round of the League Cup. They will be hoping to stroll to an easy victory as they travel to Nottingham. Arsenal weekend game gave their fans the bragging right, they brushed Hull City aside in a 4-1 away victory. Sanchez’s double, coupled with T. Walcott and G. Xhaka’s goal were enough to gift them the victory. They enter this game in full confidence, as they hope for a strong win against the Nottingham side
Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal: Head to Head Statistics
- Arsenal are on a 3-game winning streak against Nottingham Forest, also they have won 5 of their last 7 games again Nottingham.
- It might interest you that Arsenal and Nottingham Forest have had the same record of victories(19) in the City Ground.
- The two teams last played each other in January 1999, Arsenal went home victorious after a 0-1 win at City ground.
Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal: Prediction
Arsenal are currently in a 5 game unbeaten run, they have won 3 and of their last 5 games and drawn 2. Their only concern now, is defense, Arsenal have kept only 1 clean sheet in their last 5 games.
Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal: Bet Tips
Arsenal win and over 2.5 goals at 11/10 (2.10)
Arsenal to score first goal at 2/5 (1.40).
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