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The Stats: Nottingham Forest

Our statistical preview of the weekend's visitors

28 December 2018

Millwall are back in action at The Den on Saturday as they look to wrap up 2018 on a high against Aitor Karanka's Nottingham Forest outfit. As Neil Harris' side prepare to face Forest, looks at our opponents' stats, alongside recent meetings between the two sides.


Championship record: 10th – Played 24, Points 36 – Won 8, Drew 12, Lost 4 – Scored 35, Conceded 26 (GD +9)

Top scorer: Lewis Grabban, 14 goals

Top assists: Joe Lolley, seven assists

Top appearances: J. Lolley, C. Pantilimon, J. Carvalho, 24 appearances



Championship position: 17th

League record: Played 46, Points 53 – Won 15, Drew 8, Lost 23 – Scored 51, Conceded 65 (GD -14)

FA Cup: Fourth Round (won 4-2 v Arsenal (H), lost 2-1 v Hull City (A))

Carabao Cup: Third Round (won 2-1 v Shrewsbury Town (H), won 2-3 v Newcastle United (A), lost 5-1 v Chelsea (A))


Transfers in: Joao Carvalho (Benfica), Lewis Grabban (AFC Bournemouth), El Arbi Hillel Soudani (Dinamo Zagreb), Tobias Figueiredo (Sporting), Michael Hefele (Huddersfield Town), Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Olympiacos), Jack Robinson (QPR), Luke Steele (Bristol City), Michael Dawson (Hull City), Costel Pantilimon (Watford), Claudio Yacob (West Bromwich Albion), Karim Ansarifard (Olympiacos), Jack Colback (Newcastle United, loan), Diogo Goncalves (Benfica, loan), Saidy Janko (Porto, loan), Sam Byram (West Ham United, loan), Gil Dias (Monaco, loan) 

Transfers out: Barrie McKay (Swansea City), Stefanos Kapino (Werder Bremen), Thomas Lam (PEC Zwolle), David Vaughan (Notts County), Andreas Bouchalakis (Olympiacos), Stephen Henderson (Wycombe Wanderers, loan), Jack Hobbs (Bolton Wanderers), Jordan Smith (Barnsley, loan), Ashkan Dejagah (Tractor Sazi), Apostolos Vellios (Waasl.-Beveren, loan), Jason Cummings (Peterborough United, loan), Michael Mancienne (New England Revolution), Joe Worrall (Rangers, loan), Eric Lichaj (Hull City), Zach Clough (Rochdale, loan), Jorge Grant (Luton Town, loan), Ben Brereton (Blackburn Rovers, loan), Jamie Ward (Charlton Athletic, loan), Tyler Walker (Mansfield Town, loan), Armand Traore (C. Rizespor), Dimitar Evtimov (Burton Albion), Chris Cohen (Retired) 

Past record:

Millwall wins: 25

Draws: 21

Reading wins: 22

Last five meetings (League unless stated):

3rd October 2018 - N. Forest 2-2 Millwall: Lolley, Carvalho; Williams, Gregory

30th March 2018 - Millwall 2-0 N. Forest: Williams, Gregory

4th August 2017 - N. Forest 1-0 Millwall: McKay

23rd August 2016 - Millwall 1-2 N. Forest: Williams; Paterson, Veldwijk (Carabao Cup)

31st January 2015 - N. Forest 0-1 Millwall: Fuller 

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