WHEN AND WHERE
Pep Guardiola’s side welcome Forest to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday 23 September, with kick-off scheduled for 15:00 (UK).
For the second league fixture in succession, we won’t be broadcast live on TV in the UK, but you can keep across all of the action via the official Man City app, as well as the key moments on Twitter: @ManCity.
Supporters living around the world can find out how they can tune in via our global TV listings, courtesy of liversoccertv.com
MAN CITY APP COVERAGE
Our official app allows you to follow all of the action from the Etihad in one place.
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.
Today’s game came too soon for Mateo Kovacic though the Croatian midfielder is nearing a return to full fitness.
Bernardo is unavailable after being forced off against Red Star in midweek with Guardiola revealing at Friday’s pre-match press conference that he is expected to be sidelined for a week or two through injury.
Subs: Ortega Moreno, Carson, Phillips, Ake, Grealish, Gomez, Bobb, Lewis
Forest: Turner, Aurier (C), Boly, Niakhate, Aina, Tavares, Mangala, Sangare, Dominguez, Gibbs-White, Awoniyi
Subs: Vlachodimos, Worrall, Kouyate, Wood, Hudson-Odoi, Elanga, Yates, Origi, Montiel
We also faced Steve Cooper's men in February this year, where we were held to a 1-1 draw at the City Ground.
LAST TIME OUT
Goals from Jeremy Doku, Bernardo Silva and Erling Haaland secured a 3-1 victory over West Ham as City fought back from a half-time deficit to maintain our 100% record in the Premier League last weekend.
We were in UEFA Champions League action in midweek, securing a 3-1 victory over Red Star Belgrade to kick-off the defence of our European crown in perfect fashion.
As for Forest, they fought back from a goal down to earn a precious point at home to Burnley last Monday.
Referee: Anthony Taylor.
Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn.
Fourth official: Dean Whitestone.
VAR: Michael Salisbury. Assistant VAR: Derek Eaton.