FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Nottingham Forest 02 Oct 2010

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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 18 previous games, with the hosts winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 13 FebDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Sat 28 NovNottm. Forest4 - 1Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2008/2009Fri 26 DecNottm. Forest2 - 4Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2008/2009Tue 25 NovDoncaster Rvs.0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2007/2008Fri 28 MarDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Nottm. ForestLGE1
2007/2008Sat 20 OctNottm. Forest0 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2006/2007Tue 06 MarNottm. Forest0 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Doncaster Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far, Nottm. Forest's 12 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.6222998
Nottm. Forest62408510

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Undefeated in last 3 away games.
9 games since last defeat.