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Jamaal Lascelles manages to make a clearance.
Clearance by Paul Robinson.
Darren Randolph takes the free kick.
Clearance made by Tom Thorpe.
Clearance made by Danny Collins.
Paul Robinson receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Ben Osborn fouled by Paul Robinson, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Simon Cox on Jonathan Spector.
Free kick crossed by Emyr Huws.
Unfair challenge on Christopher Burke by Daniel Fox results in a free kick.
Lee Peltier gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emyr Huws.
Jamaal Lascelles makes a clearance.
Tom Thorpe manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Jordon Ibe.
Simon Cox joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jamie Mackie.
Handball by Christopher Burke.
Shot by Christopher Burke. Blocked by Danny Collins.
Clearance made by Greg Halford.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Jordon Ibe.
Karl Darlow takes the free kick.
Clearance made by Emyr Huws.
Darius Henderson replaces Matt Derbyshire.
Foul by Jamie Paterson on Christopher Burke, free kick awarded.
Jamie Paterson concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Robinson.
Daniel Fox gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Lovenkrands.
Nikola Zigic leaves the field to be replaced by Peter Lovenkrands.
Ben Osborn crosses the ball.
Header at goal by Nikola Zigic. Karl Darlow safely holds on.
The ball is swung over by Nikola Zigic.
Free kick crossed by Daniel Fox.
Emyr Huws concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Peltier.
Clearance by Callum Reilly.
Darren Randolph restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Paul Robinson by Matt Derbyshire results in a free kick.
Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance.
Shot by Jordon Ibe missed to the right of the target.
Free kick taken by Karl Darlow.
Federico Macheda replaces Mitch Hancox.
Foul by Nikola Zigic on Jamaal Lascelles, free kick awarded.
Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.
Matt Derbyshire concedes a free kick for a foul on Mitch Hancox.
Jonathan Greening on for David Vaughan.
Ben Osborn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christopher Burke.
Clearance made by Jamaal Lascelles.
Danny Collins makes a clearance.
Christopher Burke crosses the ball.
Shot by Emyr Huws. Blocked by Jamaal Lascelles.
Christopher Burke sends in a cross.
A cross is delivered by Christopher Burke.
Paul Caddis fouled by Matt Derbyshire, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance by Jonathan Spector.
Free kick taken by Darren Randolph.
The ball is swung over by Christopher Burke.
Header by Nikola Zigic goes to the left of the goal.
Centre by Emyr Huws.
Paul Robinson takes the free kick.
Jordon Ibe replaces Shane Ferguson.
David Vaughan challenges Paul Robinson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jamie Paterson takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Spector on Jamie Mackie.
The ball is sent over by Jamie Paterson.
Unfair challenge on Matt Derbyshire by Paul Robinson results in a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Fox on Emyr Huws.
Paul Caddis shoots direct from the free kick. Blocked by Jamie Mackie.
Jamaal Lascelles challenges Nikola Zigic unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jamie Mackie is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Shot by David Vaughan went wide of the right-hand upright.
Corner taken by Daniel Fox.
Nikola Zigic makes a clearance.
Tom Thorpe makes a clearance.
David Vaughan manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Emyr Huws.
Christopher Burke takes a shot. Danny Collins gets a block in.
Ben Osborn takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.
Paul Robinson makes a clearance.
Shot by Matt Derbyshire missed to the right of the target.
Matt Derbyshire takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.
Jonathan Spector fouled by Jamie Mackie, the ref awards a free kick.
Jamie Paterson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Paul Robinson.
Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Daniel Fox. Darren Randolph catches the ball.
Tom Thorpe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Paterson.
Clearance by Danny Collins.
Booking for Mitch Hancox for unsporting behaviour.
Unfair challenge on Jamie Mackie by Mitch Hancox results in a free kick.
Lee Peltier is shown a yellow card.
Lee Peltier challenges Paul Caddis unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The ball is crossed by Matt Derbyshire.
Callum Reilly manages to make a clearance.
Clearance by Tom Thorpe.
Lee Peltier concedes a free kick for a foul on Emyr Huws.
Foul by Matt Derbyshire on Paul Robinson, free kick awarded.
Paul Caddis delivers the ball.
Matt Derbyshire scores with a right foot finish. Nottm Forest 1-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Jamie Paterson.
Emyr Huws crosses the ball in from the free kick.
David Vaughan concedes a free kick for a foul on Shane Ferguson.
The ref blows the whistle to start the match.
Duo back for Forest
Danny Collins and Jamie Paterson come back into the reckoning for Nottingham Forest as they prepare to host Birmingham.
Central defender Collins missed the 5-2 defeat to QPR through suspension while Paterson's return from illness will bolster caretaker manager Gary Brazil's options in attack.
David Vaughan was in the squad for the first time in two months at Loftus Road after recovering from a knee injury. He was an unused substitute in west London but the on-loan Sunderland midfielder this week topped up his fitness with a 45-minute run out for the Under-21 team and he will hope to get back out on the pitch against Blues on Saturday.
A first win in 13 matches is vital for Forest if they are to keep alive their Sky Bet Championship play-off hopes.
Birmingham will be without top scorer Lee Novak at the City Ground.
The former Huddersfield striker injured his knee in the 3-1 defeat to Middlesbrough last time out and is set to miss the rest of the season.
Nikola Zigic is Novak's likely replacement, while Tom Adeyemi and Jordon Ibe could also be handed recalls as the Blues look to ease their relegation fears.
Lee Clark's side are only three points above the drop zone, although they do have a game in hand on their rivals.
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