FM Preview: Burnley v Nottingham Forest 01 Apr 2013

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday 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 26 and win only 8 of the 48 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Turf Moor was just last season, in September 2011, with Burnley annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Dec Nottm. Forest 2 - 0 Burnley Championship
2011/2012 Tue 31 Jan Nottm. Forest 0 - 2 Burnley Championship
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Burnley 5 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Nottm. Forest 2 - 0 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Burnley 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 14 Mar Burnley 5 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Nottm. Forest 1 - 2 Burnley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Burnley's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Nottingham Forest's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 50 points from their 38 games played so far,

Nottingham Forest's total of 60 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 1 3 2 6 7 6
Nottingham Forest 6 6 0 0 15 3 18

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottingham Forest are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest 3 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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