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Nottingham Forest v Bolton Wanderers: LIVE

Bolton take on old boys Matt Mills and Zach Clough as they travel down to the East Midlands

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Can goal machine Gary Madine keep his goalscoring form going at Forest this afternoon?
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Bolton Wanderers continue their search for a first away win of the season as they travel to Nottingham Forest this afternoon. They take on two familiar faces in the form of Matt Mills, who starts in defence for Forest, and Zach Clough, who is only named on the bench.

Bolton have struggled against Forest in recent times, with only one league win over them this century and no win in the last eight attempts.

Phil Parkinson names an unchanged team from the one that defeated Barnsley 3-1 this time last week, with both Will Buckley and Reece Burke retaining their places in the side. The slightly stranger news is that there’s no Adam Le Fondre on the bench, with Aaron Wilbraham, Adam Armstrong and Craig Noone preferred, alongside the returning David Wheater.

Forest look to be going with a 4-4-2, with Tyler Walker, son of former England defender Des, and Daryl Murphy leading the line. Interestingly, they haven’t had a single drawn game all season, winning nine and losing 11 of their 20 league games so far.

Here are today’s starting lineups, and you can follow all the action from the City Ground in the Comments section below.

Nottingham Forest (4-4-2): Jordan Smith; Eric Lichaj, Michael Mancienne, Matt Mills, Joe Worrall; Barrie McKay, Liam Bridcutt, Kieran Dowell, Ben Osborn; Tyler Walker, Daryl Murphy

Substitutes: Stephen Henderson, Matty Cash, Zach Clough, Ben Brereton, Mustapha Carayol, Jamie Ward, Andreas Bouchalakis

Bolton Wanderers (4-2-3-1): Ben Alnwick; Mark Little, Reece Burke, Mark Beevers, Antonee Robinson; Darren Pratley, Mark Henry; Sammy Ameobi, Josh Vela, Will Buckley; Gary Madine

Substitutes: Aaron Wilbraham, Adam Armstrong, Josh Cullen, Craig Noone, Andrew Taylor, David Wheater, Mark Howard