Our prediction for this Championship match:
After suffering a 1-0 loss at Luton Town, Nottingham Forest will look to stay in the playoffs berth when they take on WBA on Matchday 43. The Reds are on the right track to secure a top-six finish, but they can’t afford any complacency in the season finale. Both Max Lowe and Steve Cook are sidelined with injuries, but there are no suspended players in the home team.
Philip Zinckernagel is likely to replace experienced attacker Lewis Grabban in the starting XI. The Baggies, on the other hand, aim to build on a 2-1 win over Blackpool. Since both sides will go for a victory in Monday’s showdown, we believe that punters from all around the globe can find value in betting on both teams to score. As for the visiting side, all Daryl Dike, Alex Mowatt, and Sam Johnstone should miss out with injuries.
Highlighted Player (Jack Colback):
After spending nine years at Sunderland youth academy, Jack Colback signed a loan deal with Ipswich Town on 6 August, 2009. The left-footed midfielder, who is capable of playing at left back as well, made 37 appearances for the Championship side, scoring four goals in the English second tier.
Against all odds, Colback decided to sign for Sunderland’s bitterest rivals Newcastle United on 9 June, 2014 and it has to be noted he became the first player to move directly from Sunderland to Newcastle since 1998 when Lionel Perez did the same. In 2015 Sunderland fans created a sick banner depicting Colback hanging with a noose around his neck and that caused uproar on social media.
Colback and his teammates from Newcastle dropped to the Championship at the end of the 2015/2016 season, but he decided not to leave the club. Colback scored 5 goals in 64 appearances for Newcastle United in the Premier League. He is well known for his passing skills, he rarely gives the ball away and journalist often compare him with Italy ace Andrea Pirlo.
Highlighted Team (West Bromwich):
West Bromwich Albion Football Club (shortly West Brom or WBA) is an English football club which was founded in 1878 by employees of Salter’s Spring Works in West Bromwich (a small city in the region of West Midlands). West Bromwhich Albion hosts it’s home games in the Hawthorns stadium which holds a capacity of 26 500 seats.
West Bromwich Albion is one of the founders of the English Football League and is currently for over 90 seasons active in the highest division. WBA managed to win the FA cup 5 times in their history and the English Premier League once.
The club colors of West Bromwich Albion are blue and white. Known players in the history of West Bromwich are Bobby Robson, Nwankwo Kanu and Cyrille Regis.