DESPITE being in an around the play-off positions for most of the campaign, Nottingham Forest will be playing Championship football again next season.
Best Day Out: Nottingham Forest 4-2 Leeds United, 1st January 2019
Nottingham Forest started 2019 with a win as they came out on top of an entertaining game against Leeds United at The City Ground. Jack Colback scored twice with Daryl Murphy and Ben Osborn also on target as Forest secured their first win in five games to climb back up to seventh in the table.
One to Forget: Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Nottingham Forest, 9th April 2019
Three second-half goals compounded Nottingham Forest to defeat against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough this evening. A Marco Matias brace sandwiched in-between a fine strike by George Boyd saw The Owls run out comfortable winners as Forest's play-off hopes took a big blow.
Top Goalscorer: Lewis Grabban – Has once again passed 15 goals for the campaign. Forest’s main source of finding the net has struggled for form in 2019, netting just two of his 16 goals this calendar year.
Number of clean-sheets: 9
Points picked up at home: 40 – Brentford the only side outside the top six who have more than them.
Points picked up on the road: 20 – Only two more than QPR
Key Player: Joe Lolley - Forest’s standout player this campaign, Lolley has impressed in a number of different positions for the Reds and found the net on 10 occasions.
Emerging young talent: Matty Cash – The 21-year-old has again made big strides after a breakthrough year last season and has scored eight goals for Forest this term.
Previous Result: QPR 3-0 Middlesbrough – 22nd April 2019
Nottingham Forest produced a superb performance to blow away Middlesbrough and secure a comfortable 3-0 victory at The City Ground. On top from the first minute, The Reds were in fine form as they took apart Boro and fully deserved all three points in the sunshine. Joe Lolley scored twice, once from the penalty spot, with Alex Milosevic striking his first goal in the Garibaldi inbetween for a fine result.
Last time out against the R’s: Nottingham Forest 0-1 QPR, 22nd December 2018
After 84 years of hurt, it finally happened! QPR won at the City Ground. Toni Leistner’s header at the end of the first half proved to be the difference between the two sides, ending a run of 34 failed attempts at the home of Nottingham Forest.