EFL: Fulham vs Nottingham




If they win this match, Fulham will officially win promotion tickets back to the Premier League. However, before a Nottingham Forest is in high form, it will be difficult for coach Marco Silva’s team to win all 3 points.

After parting ways with the Premier League at the end of last season, Fulham immediately showed its ambition to return to the most prestigious football field in the foggy country. Bringing back 87 points through 43 matches helps Fulham firmly at the top of the rankings and 9 points behind Bournemouth. Thus, if you beat Nottingham Forest in this competition, of course Fulham will officially have a promotion ticket. In fact, Fulham is not under too much pressure because upcoming opponents like Luton, Sheffield Utd are difficult to do before coach Marco Silva’s teachers and students.

This is the stage where Fulham played quite subjectively and lost up to 2/5 of the last round. A few days ago, Fulham dropped an unfortunate victory at Bournemouth, it is worth mentioning that the goal they had to receive in injury time 90+8. After 21 home matches, coach Marco Silva’s army won 13, drew 4 and lost 4. Fulham’s attack played very well from the beginning of the season and opened up to 99 goals. In which Aleksandar Mitrovic is the key factor with 41 goals and this striker scored 4 goals in the last 5 matches.

The visitors Nottingham Forest are also having a successful tournament, although they are not overrated before the start. With 21 wins, 10 draws and 11 defeats over 42 rounds. Currently, Nottingham Forest is in 4th place on the rankings with 73 points. They are 5 points behind Bournemouth’s second place and it is difficult to snatch a direct promotion ticket. However, Nottingham Forest is more than enough to take the 3rd place Huddersfield holds. They are only 3 points behind this opponent and play 2 matches less.

The important thing is that Nottingham Forest is still playing stably recently. Last weekend, coach Steve Cooper’s team defeated Peterborough with a score of 1-0 right away. Thus, Nottingham Forest has won the last 4/5 rounds and kept a clean sheet in all 4 victories mentioned above. In the last 3/5 matches, Nottingham Forest scored 2 or more goals. Nottingham Forest only lost 2 times in the last 17 matches. In the last 6 meetings between the two teams, Fulham is dominant, winning 5 and only losing once. However, the fact that Nottingham Forest is playing well, their points are still extremely open.

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