The first leg between the two sides brought a lot of drama as Nottingham Forest could easily have been four goals up but failed to take their chances. In the end it finished 2-1 to Nottingham Forest.
The play-offs always bring crazy drama, and hopefully we see some great action in the second match between these two sides.
With the two being one game away from Wembley, the stakes are high, and this match is very hard to predict.
Here is all you need to know about Nottingham Forest vs Sheffield United:
Nottingham Forest vs Sheffield United will take place on Tuesday 17th May 2022 at the City Ground. The match will start at 7:45pm 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 match will be televised live on Sky Sports. Coverage will start from 7:00pm.
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 and Lewis Grabban as Grabbam is injured and Lowe cannot play his parent club.
Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom will be without Billy Sharp, Rhian Brewster, Jayden Bogle and Oliver McBurnie.
Predicted Nottingham Forest XI: Samba; Worrall, Cook, McKenna; Spence, Yates, Garner, Colback; Zinckernagel; Johnson, Davis
Predicted Sheffield United XI: Foderingham; Osborn, Basham, Egan, Robinson, Stevens; Norwood, Fleck; Berge, Ndiaye, Gibbs-White
Head to Head
The two sides have met 129 times in all competitions. The Blades have won 46 of these games, whilst Nottingham Forest have won 49. There has been 34 draws.
Last Five Meetings in all Competitions:
- 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
- 14th May 2022: Sheffield United 1-2 Nottingham Forest
The betting markets have Nottingham Forest as the favourites for this match.
- Nottingham Forest to win: 5/4
- Draw: 23/10
- Sheffield United to win: 11/5
This is a big game for both sides; however, Steve Cooper has managed some great victories at home for Nottingham Forest and we see him picking up another big win.
Prediction: Nottingham Forest 2-1 Sheffield United
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