Nottingham Forest vs Chelsea predictions, live streaming free ahead of this Premier League clash on Sunday. Can Chelsea claim all three points at the City Ground?
Chelsea will endeavour to boost their top-four hopes and begin 2023 with a victory when they travel to the City Ground to face Nottingham Forest in the Premier League on New Year’s Day.
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Both teams have suffered injury setbacks since the restart, but Chelsea are the side who possess the stronger squad and will be regarded as favourites to come away with maximum points on New Year’s Day.
Nottingham: Henderson; Williams, Worrall, Boly, Lodi; Yates, Freuler, Mangala; Johnson, Awoniyi, Dennis
Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Koulibaly, Thiago Silva, Cucurella; Gallagher, Jorginho, Mount; Sterling, Havertz, Pulisic
Nottingham Forest vs Chelsea Head-to-head Stats
Chelsea have never lost to Nottingham Forest in the past two decades. They are on a seven-fixture winning streak too.
At this venue, they have never locked horns since 1999. The latest meeting had finished in a 1-3 win for Chelsea.
Nottingham Forest vs Chelsea Predictions
- Forest were beaten 3-0 at Man United in their return to action
- Chelsea have won eight of their last 11 trips to promoted sides
- The Blues have won the last seven meetings with Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest vs Chelsea Prediction
Nottingham Forest had to sit on the sidelines during the six-week World Cup break stuck in the relegation zone, only to return to a tricky fixture list.
Chelsea won comfortably against Bournemouth in their first game back, breezing to a 2-0 victory. After they went into the World Cup break on a gloomy note, the Blues boosted their top-four hopes with that win.