Chelsea hosts Nottingham Forest at the Stamford Bridge in a match from the 4th round of the Premier League. Now let’s see what we can tell you about it in our accurate soccer predictions for weekend games.
Chelsea finally achieved their first Premier League win for the season. It happened in the previous round when the Blues faced Luton Town at home. The game ended with a 3-0 win for the Londoners. Raheem Sterling scored a brace for Chelsea while Nicolas Jackson also scored his first goal for the club.
Raheem Sterling looks like a player to watch this season. The former Manchester City man looks inspired under the new manager Mauricio Pochettino. For him the last season was difficult as it was for the whole club, but now Sterling could really show what he’s capable of.
Chelsea’s fans are impatient to see more from Nicolas Jackson as well. The Gambian striker arrived from Spain in the summer and now he officially started scoring. How far can he go? It remains to be seen.
Nottingham Forest suffered their second defeat in the league last weekend. The former European champions had a visit to Manchester United at the Old Trafford. Forest sensationally had a 2-0 advantage, but at the end they allowed United to secure a 3-2 win. Taiwo Awoniyi and Willy Bolly’s early goals were not enough.
Maybe part of the reason for Nottingham’s defeat was the fact that they finished the game with 10 men on the pitch. That’s because Joe Worrall was sent off in the middle of the second half. Obviously he won’t be able to face Chelsea on Saturday.
Players like Elanga and Woods could return in Forest’s line-up for the visit to London. The manager Steve Cooper could look for some changes.
That’s the accurate soccer predictions for weekend games for the Premier League match between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest. Good luck!