FM Preview: Bristol City v Nottingham Forest 17 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Bristol City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 14 of the 37 previous games, with the hosts winning just 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Nottingham Forest inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Robins in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Bristol City 2-3 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Tue 25 Jan Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Bristol City 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 07 Nov Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Bristol City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 11 Apr Nottm. Forest 3 - 2 Bristol City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Bristol City 2 - 2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2006/2007 Sat 31 Mar Bristol City 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest League One

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Nottingham Forest is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Forest have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Bristol City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 21 matches.

Nottingham Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 20 points from their 21 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol City 6 3 1 2 10 7 10
Nottingham Forest 6 1 0 5 3 12 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Robins, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol City 7 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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