FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest 01 Jan 2013

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Last updated : 31 December 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Blackburn Rovers 6 1 1 4 6 12 4
Nottingham Forest 6 1 2 3 6 9 5

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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