FM Preview: Derby County v Nottingham Forest 05 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Derby County at Pride Park at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Forest have recorded 16 wins, and Derby County have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2011, with Nottingham Forest inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rams in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Nottm. Forest 1 - 2 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Derby County 0-1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Wed 29 Dec Nottm. Forest 5 - 2 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Derby County 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Nottm. Forest 3 - 2 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sat 21 Feb Nottm. Forest 1 - 3 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Wed 04 Feb Nottm. Forest 2 - 3 Derby County F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These games have seen the Rams score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Derby County, Nottingham Forest are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County's 41 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Nottingham Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 28 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 3 1 2 5 5 10
Nottingham Forest 6 1 1 4 4 12 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Forest are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Derby County. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County 11 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 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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