Millwall vs Nottingham Forest preview
Last Updated: 28/12/18 2:08pm
Jiri Skalak's bacterial infection means he is a doubt for Millwall against Nottingham Forest.
The Czech Republic international missed a third game as the Lions beat Reading 1-0 on Boxing Day.
Midfielder Shaun Williams is expected tO be out until January with an ankle injury while striker Tom Bradshaw is also sidelined and could miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Aitor Karanka could make changes after Forest blew a 3-0 lead with 13 minutes left to draw 3-3 at Norwich.
Defender Tobias Figueiredo may return after missing the draw with a dead leg and Daryl Murphy, Karim Ansarifard and Adlene Guedioura are all options for Karanka.
Defender Danny Fox (foot) returned at Norwich. Michael Dawson (hamstring), Hilal Soudani and Sam Byram (both knee) are out.
Millwall have never beaten Nottingham Forest during the month of December, drawing two and losing two of their previous four such games.
Nottingham Forest have only won one of their last 10 league visits to Millwall (D4 L5), a 1-0 victory in April 2013 courtesy of a Greg Halford winner.
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Millwall's victory over Reading ended an eight-game run without a win for the Lions in the Championship - indeed, their last six wins in the competition have all come at the Den.
Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in nine away league games (W3 D6) - they last enjoyed a longer such run in January 2010 (16 matches).
Nottingham Forest's Matthew Cash has scored three goals in his last three league starts, as many as in his previous 41 combined for the club.
Millwall be looking to record consecutive clean sheets in league competition for the first time since April.
Nottingham Forest to win 2-1 (10/1 with Sky Bet)