This match is a very exciting one as not only does it see two huge historic sides face each other, it also sees Forest play their first top-flight match for 23 years.
Nottingham Forest has made an abundance of signings this summer, and there will be a lot of fans wondering how quickly they can gel.
Meanwhile, Newcastle performed magnificently under new manager Eddie Howe last season and many will be expecting them to have a very good season.
Here is everything you need to know about Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest:
Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest will take place on Saturday 6th August 2022 at St. James’ Park. The match will kick off at 3:00 PM UK time/BST.
How To Watch
Football fans in England who cannot attend the game will be sad to hear that the match will be not televised live on TV. This is due to the fact that 3:00 PM games cannot be shown live.
Due to the game not being live, you will not be able to live stream the game in the UK. After the game, highlights of the match will be posted on the YouTube accounts of both sides, as well as on the Sky Sports YouTube account. Match of the Day will also be on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the evening.
Nottingham Forest only has one player missing and that is summer signing Omar Richards.
Predicted Newcastle XI: Pope; Trippier, Schar, Botman, Targett; Guimaraes, Longstaff, Joelinton; Saint-Maximin, Wilson, Almiron
Predicted Nottingham Forest XI: Henderson; N. Williams, McKenna, Worrall, Cook, Toffolo; Colback, O’Brien; Lingard; Johnson, Awoiniyi
Head to Head
This upcoming match will be the eighth the Premier League between the two sides. Newcastle has won five, and Nottingham Forest has won none. There have been three draws between the two sides.
- 20th September 2011: Nottingham Forest 3-4 Newcastle United
- 2nd December 2016: Nottingham Forest 2-1 Newcastle United
- 30th December 2016: Newcastle United 3-1 Nottingham Forest
- 23rd August 2017: Newcastle United 2-3 Nottingham Forest
- 29th August 2018: Nottingham Forest 3-1 Newcastle United
The betting markets have Newcastle as the favourites, and understandably so.
- Newcastle to win: 8/13
- Draw: 14/5
- Nottingham Forest to win: 9/2
Both sides need to start the season strong, and Forest needs to make sure they can try and get away from the relegation zone as quickly as possible. We believe Newcastle will come out on top.
Prediction: Newcastle 3-1 Nottingham Forest
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