Stat Attack: City v Nottingham Forest

Ahead of Saturday's clash, take a look at the history of City's meetings with Nottingham Forest through a statistical lens.

Pep Guardiola's Premier League champions welcome Steve Cooper's Forest to the Etihad Stadium at 15:00 (UK) this afternoon.

A 6-0 win for City in this fixture last August included Erling Haaland's second hat-trick in as many games.

City v Nottingham Forest | Match preview

It was the 51st time City have hosted Nottingham Forest and our 22nd win. 19 of those games have been draws while Forest took the three points home on nine occasions.

However, we have only lost one home match against this weekend's opponents since 1990 - a 3-2 defeat at Maine Road in 1997.

On Saturday we'll be looking to continue our perfect start to the 2023/24 Premier League with a sixth straight win.

Check out the best facts and figures from our meetings with Nottingham Forest above...

City v Forest app coverage

Minute-by-minute text updates will begin in our Matchday Centre two hours before kick-off, while our Matchday Live show will begin at 14:00 (UK).

Paul Dickov, Stuart Pearce and Robert Earnshaw are special guests on the latest Matchday Live show, offering their expert insight at half-time and in greater detail after the final whistle.

They will also answer viewer questions throughout the broadcast, with audience participation actively encouraged on Matchday Live. To get in touch, send a WhatsApp to: +447537186538

During the game you can listen to live audio commentary from Alistair Mann and former City captain Shaun Goater while our text commentary continues.

Make sure to have push notifications turned on as well, so you can be alerted to key moments in the action, including goals, red cards and the team news.

Highlights and a full-match replay on CITY+ and Recast, can be viewed following full-time.