Confirmed: Nottingham Forest v Wolverhampton Wanderers line-ups

This is how Nottingham Forest and Wolverhampton Wanderers will line up for this afternoon’s Championship clash at the City Ground…

Nottingham Forest will be looking to return to Championship action with victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers at home this afternoon.

Forest will head into the clash at the City Ground on the back of a 3-1 defeat to Norwich City at Carrow Road before the two-week international break.

It was the Reds’ heaviest defeat under manager Dougie Freedman, who will be looking to guide his players to all three points today.

The Nottingham-based outfit are currently ninth in the Championship table with 57 points from 39 matches, 10 points behind sixth-placed Ipswich Town.

Meanwhile, Wolves find themselves eighth in the league table with 65 points from 39 games, just two points off the final playoff spot.

Kenny Jackett’s side will head into this afternoon’s match on the back of a 2-0 home win against Derby County, which following a 3-0 defeat of Sheffield Wednesday at Molineux.

It promises to be an exciting game at the City Ground, and this is how Forest and Wolves will line up:

Nottingham Forest XI: Darlow, Lichaj, Manchenne, Wilson, Lansbury, Lascelles, Antonio, Gardner, Burke, Akpom, Osborn

Subs: Evtimov, Fox, Paterson, Blackstock, Vaughan, Hobbs, Walker

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI: Ikeme; Iorfa, Batth (c), Stearman, Golbourne; Henry, McDonald, Price, Sako; Afobe, Dicko

Subs: Kuszczak, Doherty, Edwards, Doyle, van La Parra, Ebanks-Landell, Hause

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