FM Preview: Leeds United v Nottingham Forest 20 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Leeds United v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Leeds United at Elland Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 42 games played, Forest have recorded 10 wins, and Leeds United have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was less than a year ago, in April 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 29 Nov Nottm. Forest 0 - 4 Leeds Utd. Championship
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Leeds Utd. 4-1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Sun 15 Aug Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Leeds Utd. Championship
2007/2008 Tue 12 Feb Leeds Utd. 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest League One
2007/2008 Sat 25 Aug Nottm. Forest 1 - 2 Leeds Utd. League One
2004/2005 Wed 16 Mar Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2004/2005 Sat 21 Aug Leeds Utd. 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Whites's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Nottingham Forest is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Forest have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds United's 54 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 36 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leeds United 6 2 3 1 6 4 9
Nottingham Forest 6 3 1 2 9 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leeds United Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Nottingham Forest Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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