FM Preview: Coventry City v Nottingham Forest 15 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Coventry City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 15 of the 45 previous games, with the hosts winning just 11.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, with Nottingham Forest inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Sky Blues in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 01 Feb Coventry City 1 - 2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Tue 09 Nov Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 09 Feb Coventry City 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Mon 28 Dec Nottm. Forest 2 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 18 Apr Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 06 Dec Coventry City 2 - 2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2004/2005 Wed 06 Apr Coventry City 2 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Forest's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Coventry City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 7 points from their 10 games thus far.

Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 10 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Coventry City 6 1 3 2 6 9 6
Nottingham Forest 6 1 0 5 9 17 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Nottingham Forest on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Coventry City. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Coventry City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest 14 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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