Get ready for a football spectacle on December 2, 2023, as two teams gear up for a classic clash in the English Premier League. Both teams are eager to leave it all on the pitch, striving to secure a victory and reclaim their desired positions in the league.
Currently dwelling in the lower ranks due to struggles in delivering results, Nottingham Forest holds the 15th spot with 13 points, while Everton FC trails in 19th place with 4 points due to the 10-point penalty. In contrast, table-toppers Arsenal stand firm with an impressive 30 points.
The battleground for this encounter will be Nottingham Forest's home turf, City Ground. The top bookmakers in India have great odds with them for football.
Both the teams have a lower per game goal count - 1.14 and 1.31 respectively
The betting tip is...
Less than 2.5 goals to be scored in the game
Despite having a long history and having won numerous gallants in the past, Nottingham Forest was unable to uphold their reputation.
Their performance fell short of what the fans had anticipated. Nevertheless, they are making every effort to raise the bar. Tawoi Awoniyi has four goals and two assists this season and is their top scorer to date.
Anthony Elanga, the star player for Manchester United who is currently on loan at Nottingham Forest, is continuing his legacy with three goals and two assists this season. Thus far this season, they have scored 1.14 goals and given up 1.57 goals per game.
Nottingham Forest has made significant acquisitions and transfer expenditures. With 34 goals saved and 16 goals given up, their goalie, Matt Turner, has a saves-per-goal ratio of 2.1.
Nottingham Forest will go with the strongest playing XI.
Predicted Lineup: Matt Turner, Moussa Nikhate, Murillo, Harry Toufolo, Ola Aina, Orel Mangala, Morgan Gibbs White, Nicolas Domingues, Anthony Elanga, Chris Wood, Divock Origi.
The 2023–24 season marks both the 70th consecutive season in the English football premier league and the 145th season in the club's history. The club competes in the FA Cup and the EFL Cup in addition to the domestic league.
However, Everton is playing below par this season and is in danger of dropping to the lower leagues. This would be the last top-flight game this club would play for 70 years. Nevertheless, if we discuss the figures, Dominic Calvert Lewin leads them in scoring with four goals and one assist.
Abdoulaye Doucoure follows with an equal number of goals and assists. Jordan Pickford, their custodian and the starting custodian for the England national team, has made 40 saves so far and given up 22 goals. His goal-to-save ratio now stands at 1.8.
Dominic Calvert Lewin is set to start for Everton against Nottingham.
Predicted Lineup: Jordan Pickford, Ashley Young, James Tarkowski, Jarrad Branthawaite, Vitaly Mykolenko, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Idrissa Gana Gueye, James Garner, Dwight McNeil, Arnaut Danjuma, Dominic Calvert Lewin
In a battle where reputations are on the line and points are at a premium, Everton and Nottingham Forest are set to give it their all. Nottingham Forest, having invested significantly in new players, aims to capitalize on their resources.
Meanwhile, Everton grapples with an injury crisis, sidelining key players like Dele Alli, Andre Gomez, and Amadou Onana.
As we delve into their history, Everton holds two victories, Nottingham Forest secured one, and two encounters ended in a draw out of the previous five meetings.
With a shared penchant for counter-attacking football, brace yourself for a closely contested match where both teams strive to impose their style on the game.