Ian Holloway believes Leeds United need to strengthen, predicts Nottingham Forest result

Holloway & Freedman

Leeds United take on Nottingham Forest this week.

The day after Boxing Day will see two of the Football League's biggest teams go head-to-head as Leeds United take on Nottingham Forest in The Championship.

The two clubs have some of the most devoted fans in English football. who have been long suffering after years of financial problems and lower league football.

But Leeds and Forest go into the game in great form and rising up the table, with their more wishful thinking fans hoping of a potential push toward the play-offs.

With that in mind Sky Sports Championship pundit Ian Holloway believes the game will be a tight affair.

He also said that, compared to Forest, Leeds might need to do some strengthening in the January transfer market:

"I think this is going to be a really close game. I have seen them both a lot lately and I like them both. They have decent squads, although Leeds could probably do with a bit of strengthening.

"Forest have turned the corner lately and I like what Dougie (Freedman) is doing. There's just one point between them in the table so I'll go for the draw."

The game should be a tight affair. Leeds and Forest are both in good form and have certain players who are currently playing some fantastic football. With Leeds' in form stars in defence and Forest's in attack one can certainly understand why Holloway has decided to go with a draw from this battle between the Championship's giants.

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