Tonight, Tottenham Hotspur hosts Nottingham Forest in a crucial match at their home ground in north London. Tottenham currently sits in fifth place in the standings, aiming to secure a coveted spot in the UEFA Champions League for the upcoming season. Meanwhile, Nuno Espirito Santo’s team, Nottingham Forest, currently occupies the 17th position in the league table and is eager to distance themselves from the relegation zone as the season nears its conclusion.

Here’s everything you need to know about this significant encounter…


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Why is Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest being played at 6pm on a Sunday?

The Premier League clash is set to commence at 6pm on Sunday, April 7. This timing may seem unusual for such a game, but there’s a specific reason behind it.

Originally, the match was scheduled for an 8pm kick-off on Monday, April 8. However, due to planned rail strikes, the fixture was brought forward by 26 hours. Fans were informed of this change with just 10 days’ notice.

In a statement, the Premier League expressed their sincere apologies to the supporters of both clubs and all those affected by the inconvenience and disruption caused by this late fixture change.

What channel is Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest on?

Both Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event will have live coverage of the game.

Early Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham forest team news

Brennan Johnson has been declared fit for Tottenham, despite the Wales winger being substituted off during the 1-1 draw against West Ham on Tuesday. Unfortunately, Richarlison will miss this match due to a knee injury, with the Brazilian aiming for a return in the game against Newcastle next weekend. Additionally, Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring), Manor Solomon (knee), and Fraser Forster (foot) are all sidelined for Tottenham.

On the Nottingham Forest side, there are no new injuries to report. Willy Boly remains unavailable, and it is uncertain when Taiwo Awoniyi will make his return.


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