Team news: McGoldrick starts as McCarthy makes four changes

David McGoldrick is back in the Blues starting side

David McGoldrick is back in the Blues starting side

Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy has made four changes to his side to face Nottingham Forest this afternoon, with David McGoldrick, Cole Skuse, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Freddie Sears returning to the side.

The Blues look set to line up in a 4-3-3 formation at the City Ground, with McCarthy naming a flexible side with Maitland-Niles, McGoldrick and Sears all joining Daryl Murphy as attacking option.

McCarthy has named the same back five which started at Hull.

For the hosts, former Blues Jonny Williams and Liam Trotter both start.

Forest: De Vries; Lichaj, Wilson, Hobbs, Pinillos; Trottier, Vaughan, Williams, Mendez, Ward, Oliveira.

Subs: Evtimov, Blackstock, Burke, O’Grady, Walker, Grant, Iacovitti.

ITFC: Gerken; Chambers, Smith, Berra, Knudsen; Skuse, Bru, Maitland-Niles; McGoldrick, Murphy, Sears.

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Subs: Bialkowski, Malarczyk, Parr, Douglas, Coke, Toure, Pitman

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