Nottingham Forest defender Eric Lichaj suggests reason for great current form

Forest City Ground

Forest are in great form since Dougie Freedman took over.

Nottingham Forest are currently in a rich vein of form.

Since Dougie Freedman took over from Stuart Pearce they have been in great shape. They have won six of their nine fixtures under the Scotsman and are outside bets for a potential play-off gatecrash.

This evening they will be hoping to continue that resurgent run with a game at the City Ground against relegation scrappers Rotherham United.

Now one Forest player has been speaking ahead of the game, discussing why the team is performing so well under new management. American full-back Eric Lichaj is quoted by the official Nottingham Forest website as telling this evening’s matchday programme:

"Everyone's on the same page, working for each other. Nobody's worried about who's scoring or how many assists they have.

"It's a whole team effort. Everybody knows what they're doing and how to respond to certain situations in a game."

Lichaj suggests that there is certainly more of a team dynamic at the moment at Forest and that shows in the recent form that has rapidly turned their season around.

His form has also improved dramatically in recent weeks. Lichaj was one of the players often criticised by Forest fans earlier in the season as their form dipped.

But he has played in every minute of Freedman’s reign so far so looks like being a big part of the Forest plan going forward.

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