Rovers make two changes from the side that defeated Birmingham City on Tuesday night.
Grant Hanley returns to captain the side with Adam Henley the defender to make way. Further forward Ryan Tunnicliffe starts with Rudy Gestede dropping to the bench.
Forest also make two changes from their midweek draw with Watford, Jack Hunt and Matty Fryatt coming into the starting eleven with Lichaj and Osborn making way.
FOREST: Darlow, Harding, Mancienne, Wilson, Fryatt, Assombalonga, Hunt, Antonio, Vaughan, Burke, Tesche.
Subs: de Vries (GK), Lichaj, Lansbury, Fox, Lascelles, Paterson, Blackstock.
ROVERS: Steele, Baptiste, Hanley (c), Duffy, Olsson, Williamson, Evans, Tunnicliffe, Cairney, Marshall, Rhodes.
Subs: Eastwood (GK), Henley, Kilgallon, Dunn, Varney, Conway, Gestede.