FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Leicester City 20 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Nottingham Forest and Leicester City at 15:00 on 20th August 2011 in the Championship.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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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