On May 3 in Championship, a crucial battle will take place between Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest, who will emerge victorious? For full information and all odds for the match, look at 1xbet official website.
Cherries need to defend their position
Bournemouth are one step away from the APL, the team is second in the championship, ahead of their upcoming opponent by three points. A win in this meeting would guarantee the Cherries promotion to the elite, a draw would not be a bad outcome either, then they need to avoid losing at home to Millwall in the last round. The team is unbeaten in six meetings in a row, but has drawn four in a row. In the last round, they managed to beat Blackburn 3-0 away. Three players will not be able to help their partners in this encounter.
Last chance for Forest to qualify directly to the APL
Nottingham Forest have long wanted to return to the strongest English division, as they are a club with a great history. The team is trying to make a decisive final push, being on a streak of four straight wins. Their last outing saw them beat Swansea 5-1 at home. Victory in the upcoming battle will allow them to catch up with Bournemouth and also overtake them on goal difference, then the fate of second place will be decided in an away battle, in the last round. Five players will not take to the pitch due to injuries.
In the first round, Bournemouth managed a 2-1 away win, the last half hour of that game Nottingham Forest played on the power play, but failed to score.
A crucial encounter between two direct rivals, where the ticket to the APL is actually on the line. Based on the standings, a draw will be fine for the home side as well, while the visitors need to play to win. The bookmakers are giving a slight advantage to the home side, although we expect a tense battle, so we’ll take our chances on the total of more than 2.5 goals.