FM Preview: Leicester City v Nottingham Forest 09 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Leicester City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Saturday 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 28 and win only 8 of the 50 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Walkers Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

2012/2013 Sat 04 May Nottm. Forest 2 - 3 Leicester City Championship
2012/2013 Sat 10 Nov Leicester City 2 - 2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Tue 27 Mar Leicester City 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Tue 17 Jan Leicester City 4 - 0 Nottm. Forest F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 07 Jan Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Leicester City F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Nottm. Forest 2 - 2 Leicester City Championship
2010/2011 Fri 22 Apr Nottm. Forest 3 - 2 Leicester City Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City are holding the final promotion place in the Skybet Championship, and have accumulated 32 points from the 14 games they have played so far.

Nottingham Forest's total of 23 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Skybet Championship.

Team News

Richie de Laet (injury) and Chris Wood (international duty) are missing for the Foxes and they are also waiting on fitness tests for Jamie Vardy and Paul Konchesky.

"However we shape up, I am confident," boss Nigel Pearson told the Leicester Mercury. 

"If I talk about there being a squad ethic, I am not going to start bleating now that one or two are not available."