Nottingham Forest host Arsenal tonight in the FA Cup third round.
The Championship team sits 25 places behind top-notch Arsenal, which also has the best head-to-head. The last time the two teams met in the FA Cup, Forest beat Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal 4-2 in 2018.
Arsenal have won the FA Cup more times than any other team, having won 14 of their 21 finals. Forest has lifted the trophy twice, most recently in 1959.
On Saturday, Forest announced the signing of Richie Laryea, but the Canadian international full-back is not expected to appear.
Forest has made a comeback since appointing Steve Cooper as coach in September, while Arsenal are enjoying their best season in several years with Mikel Arteta.
Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal team news
Salah Oulad M’Hand will travel to Nottingham with the Arsenal first team, The athletic understands, and could debut from the bench.
Arsenal are missing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey and Nicholas Pepe for the African Cup of Nations, while Gabriel is suspended.
For Forest, Max Lowe, Joe Lolley, Alex Mighten, Loic Mbe Soh and Rodrigo Ely they are not suitable.
Nottingham Forest vs TV channel
Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal will be shown on ITV 1 and ITV Hub in the UK.
The game will air on ESPN + in the United States.
What time is the kick-off?
The match starts at 5:10 pm GMT at The City Ground.
In the US, it starts at 12:10 pm ET and 9:10 am PT.
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