Pep Guardiola’s side came from two goals down to beat Crystal Palace 4-2 in their last match, which came off the back of a thrilling 3-3 draw away to Newcastle.
Forest meanwhile have approached their return to the top-flight with no fear, beating West Ham and having a real go at Tottenham over the weekend, even if they eventually fall to defeat against Spurs.
Whether they opt to be as brave at the Etihad remains to be seen – if they do then it would be a surprise if Erling Haaland did not add to the six league goals he already has to his name.
Here’s all you need to know about following tonight’s match…
Where to watch Manchester City vs Nottingham Forest
TV channel: The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 3, with coverage starting at 7pm ahead of a 7.30pm BST kick-off.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the game through the BT Sport App.