FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest 01 Jan 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 31st December 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Blackburn Rovers and Nottingham Forest at 15:00 on 1st January 2013 in the Championship.
History of the Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest fixture
Nottingham Forest travel to take on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Tuesday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 27 and win only 10 of the 53 games.
The last time the two teams met at Blackburn Rovers was more than a decade ago, in September 2000, with Blackburn Rovers running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Wed 03 Oct||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Blackburn R.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 22 Sep||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Blackburn R.||League Cup|
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Feb||Nottm. Forest||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||League Division One|
|2000/2001||Sat 09 Sep||Blackburn R.||3-0||Nottm. Forest||League Division One|
|1999/2000||Sat 25 Mar||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Blackburn R.||League Division One|
|1999/2000||Sun 26 Dec||Blackburn R.||2 - 1||Nottm. Forest||League Division One|
|1998/1999||Sat 08 May||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||Nottm. Forest||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Rovers have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Blackburn Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 32 points from their 23 games played so far,
Nottingham Forest's 34 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Forest has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Blackburn Rovers. Away win
|Blackburn Rovers||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Nottingham Forest||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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