FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Leicester City 20 Aug 2011

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Leicester City fixture

Leicester City face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Foxes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 30 and win only 11 of the 50 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as the Forest edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Fri 22 Apr Nottm. Forest 3-2 Leicester City Championship
2010/2011 Mon 29 Nov Leicester City 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Leicester City 3 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Nottm. Forest 5 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2007/2008 Tue 18 Sep Nottm. Forest 2 - 3 Leicester City League Cup
2004/2005 Sat 05 Mar Leicester City 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2004/2005 Fri 17 Dec Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Leicester City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Forest, with 6 goals against.

Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Foxes's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Nottingham Forest see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 4 points from their 3 games played so far,

Leicester City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 3 2 5 8 6
Leicester City 6 3 1 2 11 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Leicester City on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Nottingham Forest. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Leicester City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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