Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United will play their return leg in the semi-finals of the Championship play-offs on 17 May. Full statistics and current odds for the match can be found at 1xbet.ng.
Forest are close to the final
Nottingham Forest is sure to be awaited in the elite by many English football fans, a club with such a history should play in the strongest division. “The Foresters are often in contention for promotion, but they are constantly missing out on something. Now, the team has another chance to win a place in the AFL. The result of the first meeting was good, so it is possible to play on the defensive side to qualify for the final play-offs, all you need to do is not concede. Four players will miss the upcoming battle due to injuries.
The Blades need a win
Sheffield Wednesday are relegated from the AFL and do not want to stay in the second division. Getting straight into the elite hasn’t worked, but there are problems through the play-offs, given the result of the first meeting. “The Blades need to be more careful with their moments, then there will be chances to get to the final. The club has a lot of personnel losses ahead of this important clash. Six players won’t play due to injuries.
In the championship, the opponents have drawn both games with the same score of 1-1. Looking back at the first leg, it was a head-to-head encounter but Nottingham showed better execution as they took the lead on 10 minutes and then doubled their lead midway through the second half. “The Blades kept the intrigue alive in the pairing, scoring one goal in regulation time, 1-2.
Both opponents should play to the scoreline, which means that the hosts will be satisfied with a draw, while the visitors need to take risks and score. The Foresters will not shut down in their own half, although the game is sure to be cautious. A total of less than 2.5 goals looks to be the odds on the table.