The English Football Leagues (EFL) seasons are over and arguably some of the most exciting parts of the season have arrived thanks to the playoffs.
The play-offs always bring crazy drama, and with the Championship ending last weekend, we know one of Sheffield United, Nottingham Forest, Huddersfield or Luton will be joining Fulham and Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Sheffield United were recently in the Premier League, whilst Nottingham Forest are sleeping giants in the world of English football so no doubt many will be tuning in to watch the game.
Here is all you need to know about Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest:
Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest will take place on Saturday 13th May 2022 at Bramall Lane The match will start at 3:00pm UK time.
How To Watch
Football fans in England who cannot attend the game will be over the moon to hear that the Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest will be televised live on Sky Sports. Coverage will start from 2:00pm.
If you are looking to live stream the Champions Play-Off match, you can do so via the Sky Sports streaming service or with your NOW TV subscription. A day pass is available for £9.99
You need to have an account or a day pass to access the live stream, so make sure you have everything you need prior to kick-off.
Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper will be without Max Lowe, Keinan Davis and Lewis Grabban as all three are injured.
Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom will be without Jack O’Connell, Rhian Brewster, Jayden Bogle and Oliver McBurnie.
Predicted Sheffield United XI: Foderingham; Osborn, Basham, Egan, Robinson, Stevens; Norwood, Fleck; Berge, Ndiaye, Gibbs-White
Predicted Nottingham Forest XI: Samba; Worrall, Figueiredo, Panzo; Laryea, Ribeiro Dias, Garner, Lolley, Zinckernagel; Mighten, Costa Silva
Head to Head
The two sides have met 128 times in all competitions. The Blades have won 46 of these games, whilst Nottingham Forest have won 48. There has been 34 draws.
Last Five Meetings in all Competitions:
- 17th March 2018: Sheffield United 0-0 Nottingham Forest
- 3rd November 2018: Nottingham Forest 1-0 Sheffield United
- 19th April 2019: Sheffield United 2-0 Nottingham Forest
- 2nd November 2021: Nottingham Forest 1-1 Sheffield United
- 4th March 2022: Sheffield United 1-1 Nottingham Forest
The betting markets have Sheffield United as the favourites for this match.
- Sheffield United to win: 5/4
- Draw: 21/10
- Nottingham Forest to win: 12/5
This is a big game for both sides; however, the Blades are very good at Brammall Lane and home form could be key for the side.
Prediction: Sheffield United 2-1 Nottingham Forest
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