Confirmed West Brom v Nottingham Forest line-ups: Johansen starts, Bonatini on the bench

A general view of the Hawthorns home stadium of West Bromwich Albion  before the pre-season friendly for the Regis Shield between West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City at The Hawthorns on...

West Bromwich Albion take on Nottingham Forest this evening.

West Bromwich Albion starting XI: Johnstone; Holgate, Dawson, Adarabioyo, Gibbs; Livermore, Harper, Johansen; Gayle, Murphy, Rodriguez.

West Bromwich Albion substitutes: Bond, Mears, Bartley, Hoolahan, Barry, Field, Tulloch.

Nottingham Forest starting XI: Pantilimon; Janko, Benalouane, Milosevic, Robinson; Lolley, Watson, Colback, Yates, Osborn; Grabban.

Nottingham Forest substitutes: Steele, Murphy, Carvalho, Goncalves, Yacob, Bonatini, Ansarifard

West Bromwich Albion will be looking to strengthen their promotion push with a win over Nottingham Forest this evening, having beaten Stoke City on Saturday.

Darren Moore goes with Sam Johnstone in goal as usual, with a back four of Mason Holgate, Craig Dawson, Tosin Adarabioyo and Kieran Gibbs in front of him.

Jake Livemore will protect the back four, with Rekeem Harper and Stefan Johansen ahead of him supporting a front three of Dwight Gayle, Jacob Murphy and Jay Rodriguez.

Rayhaan Tulloch is on the bench, alongside Jonathan Bond, Tyrone Mears, Kyle Bartley, Wes Hoolahan, Gareth Barry and Sam Field.

Meanwhile, Forest go with Costel Pantilimon in goal, behind a back four of Saidy Janko, Yohan Benalouane, Alexander Milosevic and Jack Robinson.

Ben Watson and Jack Colback will join Ryan Yates centrally in midfield, with Ben Osborn and Joe Lolley out wide, supporting lone striker Lewis Grabban.

Ex-Wolves forward Leo Bonatini is on the bench, alongside Luke Steele, Daryl Murphy, Joao Carvalho, Diogo Goncalves, Karim Ansarifard and former West Brom ace Claudio Yacob.

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