FM Preview: Leicester City v Nottingham Forest 10 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Leicester City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Leicester City at Filbert Way at lunchtime on Saturday, 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 Filbert Way was less than a year ago, in March 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Mon 29 Nov Leicester City 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Leicester City 3 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Foxes in those games, with 4 conceded.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Forest, and 8 goals against.

Leicester City's total of 26 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Nottingham Forest's 22 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leicester City 6 2 2 2 6 5 8
Nottingham Forest 6 3 2 1 11 8 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Forest, but one which we believe will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leicester City 10 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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