Predicting the results of Nottingham Forest's first six Championship matches

General view during the captain's run - Nottingham Forest, City Ground

Nottingham Forest take on Burton Albion, Brighton & Hove Albion, Brentford, Wigan Athletic, Leeds United and Aston Villa in their first six games.

General view inside the City Ground

With Nottingham Forest’s Championship fixtures coming out earlier today, we predict the results of their first six matches.

Burton Albion (home) - Win

This is a great opportunity for Nottingham Forest to kickstart their season with a win. The Reds will be the heavy favourites to win against Burton Albion, and they should get the three points.

Brighton & Hove Albion (away) - Lose

Brighton manager Chris Hughton

Brighton were one of the Championship’s standout teams last term, and Forest could struggle to get the three points at the AMEX Stadium.

Brentford (away) - Lose

Brentford finished last campaign strongly, and there are whispers that they could be bringing in some standout players this summer. This looks like another tough away trip for Forest.

Wigan Athletic (home) - Draw

Wigan dominated League One last term, and they go into the new season with momentum on their side. Forest may struggle to get three points in this match.

Leeds United (home) - Draw

Swansea manager Garry Monk

Leeds look set to be an improved team under the guidance of Garry Monk. A draw looks the most likely result here.

Aston Villa (away) - Lose

Villa should be one of the standout teams in the Championship next campaign. Forest will do well to avoid defeat at Villa Park.

Points: Five from 18

Forest have been handed a very tough start to their Championship campaign, and it is hard to see them picking up many points from their first few fixtures.

The City Ground general view before clash with Hull

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