FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Blackburn Rovers 03 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 02 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Nottingham Forest are ready to welcome Blackburn Rovers to City Ground on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 54 games played, Forest have recorded 22 wins, and Blackburn Rovers have come away with 21 victories.

The previous match played between the two at City Ground was more than three years back, in September 2009, with Blackburn Rovers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Forest in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Tue 22 Sep Nottm. Forest 0-1 Blackburn R. League Cup
2000/2001 Sat 10 Feb Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 Blackburn R. League Division One
2000/2001 Sat 09 Sep Blackburn R. 3 - 0 Nottm. Forest League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 25 Mar Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Blackburn R. League Division One
1999/2000 Sun 26 Dec Blackburn R. 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 08 May Blackburn R. 1 - 2 Nottm. Forest Premiership
1998/1999 Sat 19 Dec Nottm. Forest 2 - 2 Blackburn R. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottingham Forest find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 10 points from their 8 matches.

Blackburn Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 15 points from 8 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 2 3 7 11 5
Blackburn Rovers 6 2 2 2 13 12 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottingham Forest are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Blackburn Rovers Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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Nottingham Forest Match Reports

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