Both sides will go into the game in good spirits, Steve Cotterill having guided Forest to two successive wins while their visitors are on the fringes of the play-off race having gone eight games unbeaten.
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Hull midfielder Robert Koren believes promotion is a real possibility given the make up of the Tigers team.
"We have some experienced players like myself so I think our squad is really good and skilful," he told BBC Radio Humberside.
Cotterill meanwhile, like those who have gone before him, is making a new left-back his first priority in the transfer market having seen Clint Hill recalled by QPR.