FM Preview: Leicester City v Nottingham Forest 29 Nov 2010

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History of the Leicester City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Monday 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 26 and win only 8 of the 47 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, with Leicester City running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 27 FebLeicester City3 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Sat 05 DecNottm. Forest5 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2007/2008Tue 18 SepNottm. Forest2 - 3Leicester CityLGEC
2004/2005Sat 05 MarLeicester City0 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Fri 17 DecNottm. Forest1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Tue 08 AprLeicester City1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 26 OctNottm. Forest2 - 2Leicester CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Forest's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Leicester City are currently lying in 19th place in Npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 22 from their 18 matches played. Nottm. Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 27 from their 18 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City63128810
Nottm. Forest63218411

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Forest out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Nottm. Forest 5 games since last defeat.