We reveal the stand-out performers across the Midlands this weekend - including four Nottingham Forest players, and stars from West Brom, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Stoke City.
Nottingham Forest hammered Birmingham City 3-1 on Friday evening.
Nottingham Forest ended their disappointing run of form by defeating Birmingham City 3-1, thanks to goals from Eric Lichaj, Apostolos Vellios and Hildeberto Pereira. Here's how the Forest players rated.
We preview Nottingham Forest's Football League Championship clash with Birmingham City by examining the home side's potential starting line-up.
Eric Lichaj featured for Nottingham Forest against Fulham in the Championship on Tuesday.
Eric Lichaj is an important player for Nottingham Forest.
The American defender admits improvements are needed in defence.
Goals from Tim Ream, Bobby Wood and Paul Arriola secured Jurgen Klinsmann's side an easy 3-1 win in Sunday's friendly matchup at Juan Ramon Loubriel Stadium.
Nottingham Forest have endured yet another disappointing season in the Championship.
The former Aston Villa full-back has not featured for Jurgen Klinsmann's side since November 2013.
Nottingham Forest moved up to eighth in the Championship with a 1-0 away win at Birmingham City.
Eric Lichaj has been handed a new two-and-a-half-year contract at Nottingham Forest, and the numbers back up the Championship club's decision.
Nottingham Forest manager Stuart Pearce has announced that in-form right back Jack Hunt is suffering from an injury.