FM Preview: Leicester City v Nottingham Forest 27 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Leicester City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Tuesday evening, 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 49 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Walkers Stadium was earlier this season, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Nottm. Forest 5 - 1 Leicester City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Leicester City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Foxes, with 5 goals against.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.

Leicester City's 55 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 39 points from 38 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leicester City 6 2 1 3 13 16 7
Nottingham Forest 6 2 2 2 13 9 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Leicester City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leicester City Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Nottingham Forest No sequences of note

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