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Brendan Moloney fouled by Andy Reid, the ref awards a free kick. Brendan Moloney restarts play with the free kick.
Short corner taken by Andy Reid.
Jon Stead takes a shot. Save by Karl Darlow.
Dexter Blackstock takes a shot. Save made by Tom Heaton.
Simon Cox takes a long range shot clearing the bar. Richard Foster is brought on as a substitute for Paul Anderson.
(Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Lewis McGugan coming on for Radoslaw Majewski.
Wes Burns joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steven Davies.
Andy Reid takes the outswinging corner, Liam Fontaine makes a clearance.
Simon Cox replaces Gonzalo Jara Reyes. Corner taken left-footed by Andy Reid, Danny Collins concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Heaton. Direct free kick taken by Tom Heaton.
Paul Anderson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Billy Sharp. Free kick crossed left-footed by Radoslaw Majewski from left wing, Liam Fontaine manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Greg Halford on Liam Fontaine, free kick awarded. Greg Halford is given a yellow card. The ball is crossed by Stephen Pearson, Marvin Elliott grabs a headed goal from close range. Bristol City 2-0 Nottm Forest.The assist for the goal came from Stephen Pearson.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Anderson, save by Karl Darlow.
Header from deep inside the penalty area by Dexter Blackstock goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Billy Sharp takes a shot. Save made by Tom Heaton.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jon Stead. Indirect free kick taken by Elliott Ward.
Dexter Blackstock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Fontaine. Tom Heaton restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Chris Cohen from the right by-line, clearance made by Liam Fontaine.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Greg Cunningham on Gonzalo Jara Reyes. Greg Cunningham receives a caution. Free kick taken by Gonzalo Jara Reyes.
Steven Davies grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 1-0 Nottm Forest.
Elliott Ward joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dan Harding. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Anderson.
The offside flag is raised against Billy Sharp. Tom Heaton takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Stephen Pearson from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Dexter Blackstock.
Foul by Dan Harding on Steven Davies, free kick awarded. Tom Heaton takes the direct free kick.
The referee gives a free kick against Dan Harding for handball. Brendan Moloney takes the free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Stephen Pearson.
Billy Sharp is caught offside. Free kick taken by Tom Heaton.
Foul by Billy Sharp on Brendan Moloney, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Steven Davies, clearance made by Adlene Guedioura.
The offside flag is raised against Jon Stead. Danny Collins takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham by Gonzalo Jara Reyes. Free kick taken by Paul Anderson.
Paul Anderson fouled by Radoslaw Majewski, the ref awards a free kick. Steven Davies has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Liam Kelly by Dexter Blackstock results in a free kick. Greg Cunningham takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Stephen Pearson.
Corner from left by-line taken by Paul Anderson.
Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Dexter Blackstock goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Long distance shot from Jon Stead misses to the left of the net.
Corner taken by Chris Cohen from the right by-line to the near post, save made by Tom Heaton.
Stephen Pearson takes a shot. Comfortable save by Gonzalo Jara Reyes.
Liam Kelly gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dan Harding. Andy Reid takes the free kick.
Danny Collins concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Davies. Direct free kick taken by Brendan Moloney.
Effort on goal by Adlene Guedioura from a long way out goes over the bar.
Radoslaw Majewski has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.
Corner taken left-footed by Andy Reid.
Jon Stead takes a shot. Karl Darlow makes a save.
Dexter Blackstock takes a shot. Blocked by Liam Fontaine.
Foul by Dexter Blackstock on Marvin Elliott, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Steven Davies from the free kick.
Dexter Blackstock takes a shot. Tom Heaton makes a save.
Chris Cohen concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Kelly. Tom Heaton restarts play with the free kick.
Elliott needs to prove fitness
Bristol City head coach Sean O'Driscoll will hope midfielder Marvin Elliott is fresh enough to line up against Nottingham Forest on Saturday after his midweek excursions with Jamaica.
Elliott played for 90 minutes in his country's 0-0 draw with Mexico in a World Cup qualifier and now faces a lengthy journey back to Bristol.
With Neil Kilkenny ruled out and Cole Skuse having had an injection on his knee to settle his injury down, O'Driscoll will hope Elliott is ready to feature against the side he managed for the first half of the season before his controversial departure on Boxing Day.
Left-back Greg Cunningham came through Republic of Ireland's 2-0 win over Poland unscathed while striker Wes Burns also reported back with a clean bill of health after scoring on his international debut for Wales Under-21s.
City are looking for their third straight home win to close the gap on themselves and npower Championship safety.
Adlene Guedioura could return to the Nottingham Forest squad.
Guedioura has been away with Algeria at the African Nations Cup and returned to England with a bug. He has not trained this week but caretaker manager Rob Kelly will check on the midfielder.
Kelly, in charge following this week's departure of Alex McLeish and ahead of Billy Davies' return as boss, will also assess Daniel Ayala ahead of the trip.
The on-loan Norwich centre-half has been absent with a hamstring injury but is making progress in his recovery.
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