Who do Leeds United play on New Year's Day in the 2017/18 Championship season?

Chris Wood in action against Nottingham Forest last season
Chris Wood in action against Nottingham Forest last season
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Leeds will bring in the New Year with a home encounter against last season's relegation survivors Nottingham Forest.

The fixture will come two days after the Whites travel to Birmingham City and end a spell of four games in nine days for Thomas Christiansen's side.

Souleymane Doukara scored a rocket volley as Leeds ended a run of eight games without a win against Forest last January with a 2-0 win at Elland Road.

However, Forest had delivered an early blow to then-Leeds boss Garry Monk by taking a 3-1 win at the City Ground in August 2016.

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The two sides will meet in Nottingham over the same weekend this year, with Leeds heading away on Saturday, August 26.

Chris Wood controls a high ball against Fulham at Elland Road on Tuesday night. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

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