Matty Cash fires Leeds United warning as duo talk up Nottingham Forest's promotion chances

NOTTINGHAM FOREST defender Matty Cash believes his side could yet overhaul Leeds United in the Championship's automatic promotion race.

Monday, 20th April 2020, 11:50 am

The EFL season remains suspended amidst the global battle against coronavirus with Forest sat fifth, ten points behind the second-placed Baggies and 11 points adrift of front-runners Leeds.

But with nine games still remaining, 22-year-old Cash still holds hopes of automatic promotion should the season be given the green light to reach a conclusion.

"We have got to take every game as it comes," said Cash, speaking to Sky Sports as part of an 'At Home with Nottingham Forest' feature.

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LOOKING UP: Nottingham Forest's Matty Cash. Photo by James Chance/Getty Images.

"If you win five in a row and Leeds and West Brom lose a couple then you are right in the frame again.

"Play-offs would be a great achievement from where we've been before. We have been nowhere near in the four or five years I have been here. But if we keep winning games you never know."

Cash's Forest team mate Michael Dawson added: "We have got every chance. You look at Aston Villa last year and I always go on about that. Anything can happen if you are in a good vein of form."

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