FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Barnsley 06 Aug 2011

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Barnsley fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Barnsley at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 7 of the 35 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in January 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Nottm. Forest 2-2 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Barnsley 3 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Barnsley 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Barnsley 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 29 Nov Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2005/2006 Fri 27 Jan Nottm. Forest 0 - 2 Barnsley League One

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Tykes's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 4 1 1 15 8 13
Barnsley 6 1 3 2 6 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottingham Forest are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Barnsley Not won in previous 10 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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