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Giefer Handed City Debut At Forest

Lee Johnson hands a debut to German goalkeeper Fabian Giefer as City seek to arrest a slide of seven straight league defeats at Nottingham Forest (3pm).

Giefer replaces Frank Fielding in one of only two changes from the Emirates FA Cup win over Fleetwood Town in midweek.

Elsewhere, Tammy Abraham is restored up front alongside Milan Djuric, while Gustav Engvall drops out of the matchday squad.

Nottingham Forest: Henderson, Lichaj, Mancienne, Mills, Hobbs, Pinillos, Lichaj, Cash, Vaughan, Osborn, Ward, Assombalonga. Subs: Stojkovic, Fox, Brereton, Worrall, Pereira, Carayol, Bendtner.

Bristol City: Giefer, Wright, Flint, Magnusson, Little, Hegeler, O’Neil, Paterson, Bryan, Djuric, Abraham. Subs: Fielding, Golbourne, Pack, Brownhill, O’Dowda, Tomlin, Wilbraham.

Referee: Mr D Bond.

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