Nottingham Forest boss Sabri Lamouchi says he will “pick the best possible team” for Saturday night’s Championship clash with Preston North End (3:00pm).
The Reds head into the second round tie on the back of an impressive 2-1 win at relegated Fulham on Saturday, with three changes made to the side that drew 1-1 at Charlton Athletic.
Surprisingly, on-loan Manchester City goalkeeper Aro Muric was dropped for Brice Samba, while Joe Lolley and Samba Sow replaced Matty Cash and Alfa Semedo.
Lamouchi has 35 first-team players in his squad, plenty to call upon should he prioritize Saturday’s Championship clash with Preston North End at the City Ground.
O’Neill was axed from his role at town Ground on Fri, like a shot being replaced by former Rennes and African country chief Sabri Lamouchi.
The latter can lead of his initial game these days, once Forest meet Dundee at the Pinatar Arena in Murcia (5.30pm KO) –
and Byrne is expecting a troublesome take a look at against Lamouchi’s men.
Nottingham Forest live – Swansea City vs Nottingham Forest updates from Sabri Lamouchi’s first game in charge
Forest beat Alfreton city 2-1 on Saturday in their initial pre-season friendly, with goals from Brennan Johnson and Karim Ansarifard.
Lamouchi watched from the stands thereon occasion, having been appointed twenty four hours earlier,
whereas Under-23s couple Jimmy Gilligan and Chris Cohen took the reins.
Lamouchi has since place his squad through their paces for the primary time as they flew to Spain for a coaching camp on Sunday.
The Reds were additionally thanks to play Peterborough United whereas on the trip, however that match – that was regular for Saturday – has been off.
We will keep you right up up to now with all the newest Reds news, transfer updates and the other developments from town Ground.
New boss Sabri Lamouchi is about to require charge of his team for the primary time these days,
once they wrestle Dundee in their second pre-season friendly of the summer (5.30pm kick-off) – and that we can bring you reside updates from the sport.
Our Forest communicator Paul Taylor is following the Reds move into Spain,
whereas they’re on a pre-season coaching camp, and can be following the action from the Pinatar Arena.
We will additionally bring you any transfer developments,
with Lamouchi reportedly in talks with former Rennes goalkeeper Abdoulaye Diallo.
So follow US throughout the day to create positive you don’t miss a factor – it can be another busy one!
H2H Swansea City vs Nottingham Forest
Fulham have won their past three league matches against Nottingham Forest, last winning four in a row between 1948 and 1952.
Nottingham Forest have won just one of their previous 10 away matches against Fulham in all competitions (D5 L4), a 3-1 win in April 2016.
Fulham are looking to win four consecutive league games for the first time since April 2018, also in the Championship.
Nottingham Forest have lost just one of their past seven Championship matches (W4 D2), after losing their previous four such games.
Lewis Grabban has faced Fulham more times without scoring (including play-offs) than he has against any other team in the Championship (6).
Swansea City vs Nottingham Forest
3:00pm Saturday 14th September
The Liberty Stadium